July 31, 2017

State Makes New Funding Available to Fight Veteran Homelessness in Oregon

The state of Oregon has announced more than $17 million in funding available for the construction, acquisition or rehabilitation of new multifamily rental housing units that serve low-income veterans struggling with financial or mental health crises.
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 11, 2017

2017 Legislative Session Highlights

July 3, 2017

New works by Lee Imonen and April Waters installed at Lebanon’s Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Home

A new site-specific courtyard by Oregon artist Lee Imonen, as well as a portrait of namesake Edward C. Allworth and two additional works by Oregon artist April Waters, are now installed at the Edward C. Allworth Veterans' Home in Lebanon.
June 26, 2017

Expo aims to connect veterans with valuable resources in central Oregon

One of the largest veteran resource events in the state will be held in central Oregon next month, when the Veteran Benefit Expo kicks off at 10 a.m. July 15 at the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center in Redmond. With over 75 booths featuring state and federal service providers, non-profit agencies, employers and other local partners, this free event promises to bring together the best benefits, resources and programs Oregon has to offer veterans and their families.
June 21, 2017

Air National Guard member receives command approval to march in uniform in Portland, Seattle pride parades

This weekend, Portland Air National Guard Technical Sgt. Nathaniel Boehme had the rare honor of wearing his military uniform during the Portland Pride Parade on June 18. He will also be allowed to march in uniform during the Seattle Pride Parade that will take place on June 25.
June 12, 2017

VA-funded transportation program clears major milestone in serving Oregon’s highly rural veterans

Oregon's Highly Rural Transportation Program, a federal, state and local partnership that is helping meet the urgent transportation needs of veterans who live in extremely rural areas, has logged over 500,000 miles in its first two years of operation. That's farther than the distance to the moon and back.
May 26, 2017

See Memorial Day Events In Your Community

May 23, 2017

“A Tradition Rooted in Courage, Honor, Sacrifice” 2017 Memorial Day Message