"The men and women of Tulsa have a proud tradition of serving in our great nation's military. It is my duty as a State Representative to provide support and care for our veterans, service members and their families that sacrifice so much for our freedoms"
Representative Proctor was raised by a family with a strong military record who taught him of the sacrifice and dedication of our armed services.
Eric's father proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1966-1972. Eric's Grandfather Proctor took up the call to arms in World War II and saw action in North Africa, Italy, and Germany. Eric's other Grandfather, H.D. Hale served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War on a mine sweeper ship and his Great-Grandfather served in the U.S. Army during World War I.
As a State Representative, Eric has
-Authored legislation to remove sales tax for Oklahoma's disabled veterans and their spouses
-Authored legislation to honor the sacrifice and memory of those who gave their life in defense of freedom by awarding their children and spouses free tuition at Oklahoma's intuitions of higher education
-Supported legislation removing state income tax for Oklahoma's active duty military
As a Tulsan, Eric has supported
-The development of the Tulsa Veterans Treatment Court.
-The opening of the first veterans resource center at a college or university in Oklahoma at Tulsa Community College. This center helps the thousands of veterans, service members and family members that use VA Education benefits at TCC.
If any veterans, service members, or families need assistance, please visit Tulsaveterans.com or call 2-1-1.