March 27, 2018

VA plans town hall for Eugene, taking questions from vets and their families

Typically, the interim director of a Veterans Affairs health system stays around for a couple of months. But, Roseburg VA Healthcare System Interim Director David Whitmer […]
March 27, 2018

Service, sacrifice of Vietnam vets recognized nationally

March 28, 2018 — National Vietnam War Veterans Day is a commemorative holiday, celebrated on March 29, to acknowledge the service and sacrifice made by veterans […]
March 23, 2018

Albany friends honored with Quilts of Valor

Since then, the program has grown to include more than 9,000 quilters nationwide. There are four chapters in Oregon, including the Willamette Valley chapter. Clay said […]
March 13, 2018

Beat the crowds: Costco to offer early military shopping March 24

Want some Saturday Costco shopping time before the crowds hit? Active-duty service members, military retirees and other veterans are invited to shop at your local participating […]
March 13, 2018

Visitors Association names top photos

“Honoring the Brave,” a photo of the annual Veterans Day parade in Albany by Cathy Webbg, was selected as the championship photo in the 11th annual […]
March 12, 2018

WWII vet Del Riley to speak at LBCC

World War II veteran and former Linn County Clerk Del Riley will speak at Linn-Benton Community College 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, in […]
March 9, 2018

American Legion Post 10 exploring suicide hotline

Albany American Legion Post 10 is organizing an effort to create a suicide hotline specifically geared toward veterans and people serving in the armed forces.
March 9, 2018

The Heart goes on: Long-lost Purple Heart replaced for Linn County man’s widow

Now, thanks to the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs and the diligence of Randy Martinak of the Linn County Veterans Memorial Association, the Linn … It […]
March 8, 2018

VA launches nationwide outreach campaign in tribal communities

Throughout 2018, VA is launching a nationwide campaign to roll out Veteran disability enrollment claim events collaboratively with 20 tribal communities.  The campaign, titled “Your Service. […]