March 28, 2019

Governor Brown Proclaims March 30 “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” in Oregon

Governor Brown Proclaims March 30 "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" in Oregon.
March 25, 2019

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs Advisory Committee Meeting Rescheduled for April 4

The next meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, in Roseburg. The public is invited to attend and participate.
March 7, 2019

This Tax Season, Support Oregon Veterans

Did you know that the Charitable Checkoff program lets you designate all or part of your Oregon refund to support veterans?
December 18, 2018

Oregon Wounded Warrior parking placard coming January 2019

Starting this January, eligible veterans will be able to obtain a new Oregon Wounded Warrior parking placard. The new placard is the result of Senate Bill 1506 and gives placard holders certain parking benefits.
December 14, 2018

Avoid Robocall Scams and Fraud This Holiday Season

The following information is from the Federal VA: The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) continue to team up to combat illegal robocalls targeting Americans, […]
December 10, 2018

Wreaths Across America Events Hosted in Oregon

Volunteers will place holiday wreaths to honor and remember our nation’s Veterans at many of VA’s national cemeteries this Saturday, Dec. 15 during this year’s national Wreaths Across America event.
November 27, 2018

Giving Tuesday: How to give responsibly

As the year draws to an end, holiday goodwill is in abundant supply. Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season by channeling charitable efforts around a […]
November 13, 2018

Veterans and War Memorials Grant Applications Open

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD)'s Veterans’ and War Memorials Grant Program was created and established to provide funding assistance to local governments for the construction and restoration of veterans’ and war memorials. The program will help honor Oregon’s soldiers and veterans by commemorating their service to the country.
November 9, 2018

“We stand today, in their debt.” 2018 Veterans Day Message

On Nov. 11, 1918, the U.S. State Department sent a very simple and short five word telegram. It read: “The armistice has been signed.” The signing marked the formal end of hostilities of World War I.