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 […]
June 28, 2017

Former army medic uses Lines of Life to reach out to struggling

WILSONVILLE, OR (KPTV) – For Wilsonville native Matt Koslowski, things in his life are looking up. The former Army combat medic is engaged, just purchased a […]
June 27, 2017

Save the Date for the 2017 Veteran Benefit Expo!

June 27, 2017

VA secretary formalizes expansion of emergency mental health care to former service members with other-than-honorable discharges

VA today released finalized plans that lay the framework for providing emergency mental health coverage to former service members with other-than-honorable (OTH) administrative discharges. This is […]
May 22, 2017

After 7 tours overseas, retired staff sergeant begins mission helping vets

(KPTV) – After four tours in Iraq and three in Afghanistan, a local army veteran is home and making a big difference at Lines for Life. […]
May 12, 2017

Military Background Inspires Student’s Project to Serve Veterans

As one of the few African-American females to serve in the U.S. Marines, Pacific University public health major Irisa Grimes ’17 is acutely aware of both […]
May 3, 2017

Use Your Voice: Make a difference for Veterans during Mental Health Awareness Month

Every May, VA recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month as an opportunity to raise public awareness and reduce the inaccurate and often damaging stereotypes associated with mental […]
May 3, 2017

VA recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month with promotion of “Use Your Voice” awareness program to urge Veterans to speak up about mental illness

Today VA announced that, as part of its recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, it is promoting “Use Your Voice,” a national awareness program […]
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 […]