June 20, 2018

At War: Veterans Owe Thousands for Survivor Benefits. Why Can’t They Opt Out?

Staff Sgt. John Daniel Shannon, who goes by Dan, and his wife, Torrey, at a home they are staying at in Louisville, Colo.  
June 19, 2018

U.S. Expects North Korea to Return Troop Remains in the Coming Days

Six decades after the Korean War, Washington expects the remains of 200 U.S. soldiers and allied service members to return from Pyongyang in the coming days. […]
June 19, 2018

SOVO receives grant

Southwestern Oregon Veterans Outreach (SOVO) has received a $2,000 grant from the Bay Area Hospital Foundation. Funds will be used to continue …  
June 19, 2018

“Without the veterans, we wouldn’t have the freedoms that we have.”

OREGON – An American flag is being taken on a journey of more than 1,400 miles in 10 days to honor and raise money for disabled […]
June 19, 2018

Vets’ Home staffer runs half marathon on artificial leg to honor the fallen

By Scott Swanson Lebanon Local When Abraham “Abe” Andrade ran down a steep hill toward cheering family members during the Hero Half Marathon on Memorial Day […]
June 19, 2018

War Stories: Trevor Russell

In our weekly War Stories series we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans, some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. […]
June 19, 2018

New marker celebrates the USS Shark

ARCH CAPE — The USS Shark was no ordinary ship. In the mid-19th century, it was a trusted military vessel that fought in combat and navigated […]
June 19, 2018

Agent Orange presumption policy leads to higher VA health care use

This post first appeared on VA Research Currents. For Vietnam Veterans, having a medical condition presumed related to Agent Orange exposure is linked to greater use […]
June 19, 2018

Preventing suicide among LGBT Veterans

Suicide prevention is VA’s highest clinical priority. Our most vulnerable Veteran communities, including LGBT Veterans, face some of the biggest obstacles in seeking help. LGBT Veterans […]