April 18, 2018

New grants fund key veteran service projects across the state

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs this week awarded grants totaling more than half a million dollars to fund key projects that will improve veterans’ access to transportation, housing, health care and other vital services across the state.
March 30, 2018

Unforgotten: Stories of Oregon’s Women Veterans – Carol Brown

Vietnam veteran Carol Brown recalls caring for patients in uniform -- having no scrubs and often no gloves. Patients were from every branch of the military and even other countries, including North Vietnam.
March 30, 2018

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 29, 2018

Unforgotten: Stories of Oregon’s Women Veterans – Melanie Bjerke

Marine Veteran Melanie Ku’Ulei Bjerke was 21 when she enlisted in the Marines because it looked like the most challenging branch. It was not what she expected.
March 29, 2018

Though wounds still linger, Vietnam veterans have earned our nation’s honor and gratitude

Forty-five years ago today, combat and combat support units withdrew from South Vietnam.
March 27, 2018

Unforgotten: Stories of Oregon’s Women Veterans – Jean Kirnak

On Nov. 14, 1950, Jean Kirnak went to war. She was the daughter of Montana homesteaders, so poor that—in her words—“we didn’t even know we were poor.”
March 26, 2018

Unforgotten: Stories of Oregon’s Women Veterans – Hazel Ying Lee

Hazel Ying Lee, World War II In 1943, Portland native Hazel Ying Lee made aviation history as the first Chinese-American woman to fly a military plane. […]
February 13, 2018

First 2018 meeting of the Oregon Veterans’ Advisory Committee will be held in Corvallis

The first 2018 meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon March 7 at 4 Spirits Distillery, 3405 S.W. Deschutes St. in Corvallis. The public is invited to attend and participate.
February 7, 2018

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?