February 2, 2017

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs Advisory Committee to meet March 1

The next meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon March 1 at the St. Helens Elks Lodge, 350 Belton Road in St. Helens. The public is invited to attend and participate.
December 14, 2016

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. 17 during this year’s national Wreaths Across America event.
December 7, 2016

ODVA Remembers 75th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

The surprise strike by Japanese aircraft against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, killed more than 2,400 military personnel and wounded nearly 1,200. Sixty-eight civilians were killed and 103 were wounded. Additionally, all eight of the Navy's battleships were damaged or sunk, and 188 aircraft were destroyed.
October 17, 2016

2016 Statewide Veterans Day Events

ODVA annually compiles a list of statewide Veterans Day events, parades and ceremonies which are published in Vets News, on ODVA's blog and in a news release to statewide media.
September 22, 2016

September 25th Proclaimed “Gold Star Families Day” in Oregon

Governor Kate Brown proclaims September 25, 2016 to be Gold Star Families Day in Oregon.
August 30, 2016

Women Veterans Listening Tour – Coming to your community!

Meet with the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs Women Veterans Coordinator in your community for a listening session. What are your experiences in obtaining veteran services or benefits in your community, nearby medical center, and clinics?
August 24, 2016

Vietnam War veteran to receive the Purple Heart, 51 years later

The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Walla Walla VA Medical Center, will present the Purple Heart tomorrow to a disabled veteran who was severely injured during the Vietnam War over 50 years ago.
August 24, 2016

ODVA Hosting 2016 Veteran Benefit Expo September 8th

The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs' second annual Veteran Benefit Expo will be held Sept. 8 at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, bringing together close to 100 federal, state and local providers of programs and services that benefit veterans and their families.
August 15, 2016

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs Advisory Committee to meet Sept. 7

The next meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles. The public is invited to attend and participate.