February 23, 2017

VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it now provides eligibility determinations for interment in a VA national cemetery prior to the time […]
January 31, 2017

Learning precision and protocol

During the six-year history of the Prineville Band of Brothers, the local military group has spent the past five participating in veterans’ funeral services. Such services […]
December 17, 2016

Volunteers place Christmas wreaths for veterans at Willamette National Cemetery (photos)

Members of the Civil Air Patrol in Oregon have been coordinating volunteers to place Christmas wreaths on grave markers at Willamette National ...

December 15, 2016

Local veterans honored in ceremony

A Rogue Valley organization is honoring veterans whose remains haven't been claimed by ... The names of 29 Southern Oregon veterans were read.

December 14, 2016

Wreath-laying ceremony planned at national cemetery Saturday

... being carried through the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center on the front of motorcycles ridden by the Southern Oregon Patriot Guard Riders ...

December 14, 2016

Wreaths Across America Events Hosted in Oregon

December 12, 2016

Wreaths Across America: Holiday wreaths to honor Veterans at VA national cemeteries

Volunteers will place holiday wreaths to honor and remember our nation’s Veterans at many of VA’s national cemeteries this Saturday, Dec. 17 during this year’s national Wreaths Across America event.

The Worcester Wreath Company, through a campaign called Wreaths Across America, began donating holiday wreaths in tribute to Veterans laid to rest at VA’s national cemeteries and state Veterans cemeteries in 2006.  This is the 11th year of Wreaths Across America events at VA national cemeteries

December 8, 2016

VA national cemeteries now offering pre-need eligibility determinations

VA announced today that it now provides eligibility determinations for interment in a VA national cemetery prior to the time of need. Through the Pre-Need Determination of Eligibility Program, upon request, individuals can learn if they are eligible for burial or memorialization in a VA national cemetery.

“MyVA is about looking at VA from the Veterans’ perspective, and then doing everything we can to make the Veteran Experience effective and seamless,” said VA Secretary Bob McDonald. “This

December 7, 2016

Veterans Affairs needs volunteers for Wreaths Across America

"Southern Oregon is very veteran oriented. I think that it's really cool when the people of Southern Oregon step up and show appreciation for their ...