July 3, 2017

Veterans with no family turn to Lines for Life for help

Standing with a salute, veterans from across the Portland metro area stood in pause Wednesday at the Willamette National Cemetery. What drew all of them there […]
July 3, 2017

Veteran remembers fallen on July 4

Lou Nordyke stoops over a broken flag that lies next to a grave at Claggett Cemetery. The retired Marine, a Master Gunney Sergeant, moves slowly, as […]
June 27, 2017

The Importance of Capturing Veterans’ Stories

June 22, 2017

Local man’s goal: locate graves of all military veterans in Linn County

It started as a simple plan.
June 6, 2017

VA program connecting Americans with their history

The Veterans Legacy Program is offering a new way for Americans connect with their history. Through the program, VA’s National Cemetery Administration is forging partnerships with […]
May 1, 2017

VA and TAPS working together to support the families of America’s fallen heroes

Each time a bugle plays Taps and a folded flag is presented to a grieving family, experts tell us that on average, 10 lives will be […]
April 24, 2017

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook chat on Pre-need Eligibility Determination

An important change to VA memorial benefits allows Veterans and their family members to find out in advance if they are eligible for burial in a […]
March 24, 2017

VA now providing online daily burial schedules for its national cemeteries

VA announced today a new online schedule for all VA national cemeteries that will allow families, friends and community members to find time and location information for those […]
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 […]