March 7, 2019

This Tax Season, Support Oregon Veterans

Did you know that the Charitable Checkoff program lets you designate all or part of your Oregon refund to support veterans?
February 6, 2019

State seeking volunteers to help aging veterans connect with earned benefits

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs is seeking volunteers to work with veterans in Clackamas, Deschutes and Polk counties who may not be aware of the […]
January 25, 2019

Oregon Veteran Home Loan Program breaks milestone with $100M in new home loans in 2018

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs Home Loan Program had a banner year in 2018, with an outstanding $102,044,184 in new loan origination — a 21 percent increase over the previous year and the program’s highest total in over two decades.
January 24, 2019

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs signs historic agreement for veteran services with Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation

The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs (ODVA) and Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Oregon State Capitol last week that will enable the tribal government to establish its first-ever tribal veteran service office.
January 21, 2019

NORTHEAST OREGON: First-ever tribal veteran service office

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) and Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Oregon State Capitol this […]
January 7, 2019

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs increases lending limit for veteran home loans

The Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs Home Loan Program has an increased limit for veteran home loans. Starting this year, ODVA will accept loan applications up to a maximum of $484,350, an increase from $453,100 in 2018.
November 9, 2018

“We stand today, in their debt.” 2018 Veterans Day Message

On Nov. 11, 1918, the U.S. State Department sent a very simple and short five word telegram. It read: “The armistice has been signed.” The signing marked the formal end of hostilities of World War I.
October 23, 2018

Online directory of statewide Veterans Day events now available to the public

Want to know what Veterans Day events are being held in your area? You can start online with the directory of Veterans Day ceremonies, parades and […]
September 20, 2018

National Suicide Awareness and Prevention: Removing the Stigma for Veterans

Every three days, an Oregon veteran takes his or her life.