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WVC 9 A- 1 - 2 §9A-1-2. Veterans' Council; administration of department.
     There is continued the "Veterans' Council" consisting of nine members who must be citizens and residents of this state and who have served in and been honorably discharged or separated under honorable conditions from the Armed Forces of the United States and whose service was within a time of war as defined by the laws of the United States, either Public Law No. 2 -- 73rd Congress, or Public Law No. 346 -- 78th Congress, and amendments thereto. Where feasible, two members of the council shall be veterans of either World War II or the Korean Conflict, at least two members of the council shall be veterans of the Vietnam era, at least one member shall be a veteran of the first Gulf War and at least one member shall be a veteran of the Afghanistan or Iraqi Conflicts. The members of the veterans' council shall be selected with special reference to their ability and fitness to effectuate the purposes of this article. If an eligible veteran is not available or cannot be selected, a veteran who is a citizen and resident of this state, who served in and was honorably discharged or separated under honorable conditions from the Armed Forces of the United States and who served during any time of war or peace may be selected.

     A secretary and such veterans' affairs officers, assistants and employees as the secretary considers advisable, shall administer the West Virginia Department of Veterans' Assistance. Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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