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

May 22, 2017

Listing of statewide Memorial Day events now available online

Want to know what Memorial Day events are being held in your area? There's a good chance you can find out online, in the directory of Memorial Day ceremonies, parades and other special events that the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs maintains at www.oregondva.com/2017memorialday.
May 10, 2017

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs Advisory Committee to meet June 7

The next meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon June 7 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4108, 1836 S.W. Veterans Way in Redmond. The public is invited to attend and participate.
March 20, 2017

Women’s Military History Week