August 17, 2016

Veteran’s event seeks community partners

August 15, 2016

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs Advisory Committee to meet Sept. 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 Sept. 7 at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles. The public is invited to attend and participate.
August 15, 2016

Welcome to ODVA’s New Blog

August 3, 2016

Civil War soldier begins cross-country journey home

On Oct. 12, 1864, a man named Jewett Williams joined the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army. The 21-year-old son of Canadian immigrants and small-town farmers, he went on to participate in several decisive engagements that helped secure the Union’s victory in the waning months of the Civil War.
July 28, 2016

State Launches First Veterans Rental Assistance Program

July 22, 2016

Listening session set for women who served

July 18, 2016

In Search Of Oregon Women Vets (And Info)

July 16, 2016

Atomic Veterans Day: Never forget

Today is Atomic Veterans Day. The occasion was first declared in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan, to mark the anniversary of the earliest detonation of a nuclear weapon on July 16, 1945, and to honor the hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members who witnessed and participated in the some 235 nuclear weapons tests that occurred between 1945 and 1963.
June 26, 2016

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.