Oklahoma veterans affairs secretary hospitalized

Ponca City Now - November 6, 2014 7:40 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Gov. Mary Fallin’s office says Oklahoma Secretary of Veterans Affairs Rita Aragon has been hospitalized.

Fallin’s office said Aragon was hospitalized Wednesday and that Fallin has visited with her. The governor’s office says Aragon first became ill Monday and that medical tests are being performed.

The 66-year-old Aragon is a retired major general who was the first female commander of the Oklahoma Air National Guard. She was appointed secretary of veterans affairs in 2011 by Fallin.

 

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