July 31, 2017

How We’re Helping Our Heroes Get Hired

The Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service works daily to make sure that those who serve have the employment support they need when they […]
July 28, 2017

VA caregiver support program resumes full operations

VA is resuming full operations of the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. The resumption follows an April 17 decision to temporarily suspend certain clinical […]
July 27, 2017

Hiker raising funds for veterans, families

For Tim Tuomey, the summer began with snow. The 51-year-old from Twain Harte, California, is hiking the 2,600-mile Pacific Crest Trail with support from Marine Corps […]
July 27, 2017

64 years on: Veterans reflect on Korean War and honor the fallen

Today, United States and Korean Veterans joined together at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the armistice agreement that brought a cease fire to […]
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 25, 2017

10 Things to Know About the Veterans Choice Program

The Veterans Choice Program (VCP) is a benefit that allows eligible Veterans to receive health care from a community provider rather than waiting for a VA […]
July 24, 2017

Social Security Is There For Those Who Served Our Country

The men and women who served our country in the military can count on Social Security to be there for them throughout their lives. Active duty […]
July 14, 2017

Hundreds of Veterans to participate in National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Nearly 600 of the country’s best wheelchair athletes are arriving in Cincinnati, Ohio, for the 37th National Veterans Wheelchair Games July 17–22. “The Wheelchair Games is […]
July 13, 2017

Video game technology helps Veterans improve their balance, get moving

When 69-year-old Vietnam Veteran Robert Brown was looking for ways to increase his balance and physical activity, he joined VA’s Wii FitTM pilot research study at […]