September 14, 2017

Soldiers training as wildland firefighters in Oregon learn from all-veteran crew

ROSEBURG, Ore. – The 200 active duty U.S. Army soldiers called up to fight wildfires arrived at the Umpqua North Complex last week. They received additional […]
September 14, 2017

What you need know about VA benefits in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma

VA’s VAntage Point blog has the latest information on hurricane impact to VA facilities and services. For those impacted by Hurricane Harvey, click here. For information on […]
September 14, 2017

New mobile application helps Veterans become more involved in their health care

VA recently released the VA Pressure Ulcer/Injury Resource app to help Veterans and their caregivers learn about preventing and caring for existing injuries as well as […]
September 13, 2017

Multiple military branches contribute to Round-Up

The spirit of the Old West was alive on the first day of the Pendleton Round-Up, but only the audience that stayed behind for the post-rodeo […]
September 13, 2017

Annual employment fair for veterans canceled due to air quality

White City, Ore. — A major employment fair for veterans was canceled. The Southern Oregon Veterans Stand Down and Employment Fair, was scheduled to last from 10 […]
September 13, 2017

Veterans Crisis Line to open third call center in Topeka, Kansas

VA is opening a Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) call center in Topeka, Kansas, the third such center nationwide, and expects to hire 100 employees to staff […]
September 13, 2017

Earning their stripes: Chinook Winds salutes veterans at Celebration of Honor

Lincoln City will be bedecked in red, white and blue all the way to the high tide line this weekend as the Celebration of Honor returns […]
September 13, 2017

Honor ride

DALLAS – U.S. Navy veteran Bob Dunn grinned and said the best thing about serving in the military was “the girls.” Dunn, 95, a former pilot, […]
September 13, 2017

VA awards grants to help homeless and at-risk Veterans and families

Today, VA announced it has awarded $343 million in grants to 288 nonprofit organizations to help low-income Veterans and their families. The grants were awarded under […]