Resources !
Links --

        Department of Veteran Affairs

        Northwest Health Network VA (VISN 20)

        American Legion

        Disabled American Veterans

Contacts --


Cedric DeCory

USAF Veteran. Enrolled member of the S’icagu Lakota on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation SD. Currently works at the Boise VA. Also:

- Administrative Officer / Behavioral Health

- SEPM Native American Veterans

- National Diversity Board for Native American Veterans (advisor)

- Camp Chaparral VA/Tribal Liaison

- American Indian Veterans Assistance Coordinator (Boise VA)

Cedric has been attending Camp starting in 2000.

[For Cedric receiving the Idaho Veterans Service Award in 2008, click here.]


Terry R. Bentley   

Terry R. Bentley, an enrolled member of the Karuk Tribe of California has been selected as the Tribal Government Relations Specialist for the western region, covering Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, California and Alaska.   She is a former Health Systems Specialist for VHA Roseburg, Oregon. 

Terry’s 25-year VA career includes working at the VHA facilities in Portland and Roseburg, Oregon.  During this 25-year period, 14-years were in Contracting. 

Terry has 20 years experience with the VISN20 Veterans Camp Chaparral program hosted on the sacred ground of the Yakama Nation in Washington State. She has been a Special Emphasis Program Manager for Native Americans at both Portland and Roseburg VHA facilities. 

Terry is a graduate of Douglas High School in Winston, Oregon.  She has attended Umpqua Community College, Portland Community College and Eastern Oregon University. Terry is married and has five children.


Brian McCloud

I been a member of the Yakama Nation Veterans Affairs office since May of 2010 and I consider it a great honor to be an advocate for our area veterans and also part of Veterans Camp Chaparral.

I am an enrolled member of the Lummi Nation, an Army veteran, and an active life-time member of the Yakama Warriors Association. I graduated from Yakima Valley Community College with a General Associates Degree and also Chemical Dependency education. I have an undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in psychology and plan on completing the Masters in Social Work program from Walla Walla University in June 2013.

It’s a great day to be a veteran!


Max Corpus Jr.

U.S. Marine Corps Veteran.  Enrolled member of the Yakama Nation Confederated Tribes and Bands of Washington State.

Program Manager for the Yakama Nation Veteran Affairs Program.

Life member of the Marine Corps League, Marine Corps Association and the Yakima Warriors Veteran Association.

Retired Wildland Fire Management officer, Branch of Forestry, Bureau of Indian Affairs with 40 years of federal service.  Also a former elected offical of the Yakama Nation served two terms on the Tribal Council.