November 8, 2017

Final 2017 meeting of ODVA Advisory Committee will be held in Salem

This year’s final meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 6 at VFW Post 661, 630 Hood St. N.E., in Salem. The public is invited to attend and participate.
November 5, 2017

Listing of statewide Veterans Day events now available online

Want to know what Veterans Day events are being held in your area? There's a good chance you can find out online, in the directory of Veterans Day ceremonies, parades and other special events that the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs maintains at www.oregondva.com/2017-veterans-day.
October 26, 2017

Photo exhibit featuring Oregon women veterans on display in the U.S. Capitol

I Am Not Invisible, a traveling photo exhibit featuring portraits and bios of 20 Oregon women veterans from diverse backgrounds and eras of service, is on display in the nation’s capital this week.
October 19, 2017

New documentary featuring Oregon LGBTQ veterans to premiere Nov. 3 in Portland

The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs is proud to present the world premiere of "Breaking the Silence," a documentary featuring the stories of some of Oregon's LGBTQ service members and veterans. This groundbreaking film explores the lives of five Oregon veterans, who not only served their country honorably, but were forced to serve in silence and at great risk to themselves, their careers and their families.
October 3, 2017

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs launches all-new website

The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs is inviting the veteran community and partners to explore its new and completely redesigned website at www.oregon.gov/odva. The revamped site puts detailed information right at users' fingertips, covering the full range of benefits, programs and resources available to Oregon veterans and their families, as well as interactive maps and other tools to help locate needed services in your area.
August 3, 2017

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs Advisory Committee to meet in southern Oregon

July 31, 2017

State Makes New Funding Available to Fight Veteran Homelessness in Oregon

The state of Oregon has announced more than $17 million in funding available for the construction, acquisition or rehabilitation of new multifamily rental housing units that serve low-income veterans struggling with financial or mental health crises.
July 26, 2017

ODVA Responds to President’s Announcement Banning Transgender Americans from Military Service

The State of Oregon and the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs values and honors the contributions of all those who have served and continue to serve honorably in the military. Unequivocally, we proudly stand behind all veterans and service members who served with honor, regardless of gender identity, and we will continue to do so.
July 3, 2017

New works by Lee Imonen and April Waters installed at Lebanon’s Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Home

A new site-specific courtyard by Oregon artist Lee Imonen, as well as a portrait of namesake Edward C. Allworth and two additional works by Oregon artist April Waters, are now installed at the Edward C. Allworth Veterans' Home in Lebanon.