August 3, 2017

Congress Just Made Huge Changes to the GI Bill. Here’s What Matters Most for Veterans

In a rare moment of unity, lawmakers in Washington, D.C., just passed a major expansion to the education benefits for U.S. military veterans. The bill, called […]
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 16, 2017

From the battlefield to the classroom: Are veterans a solution to teacher shortage?

Defense Department’s Troops to Teachers program aims to put more vets in classroom.
May 3, 2017

Thousands of Veterans Want to Learn to Code – But Can’t

David Molina was stationed at Dover Air Force Base, 100 miles outside Baltimore, when he started trying to become a coder. After 12 years of service, […]
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 […]
March 1, 2017

LBCC veterans boost community outreach

Samantha Fergus spent six years on active duty with the Navy, stationed at the base in Kitsap, Washington, as a culinary specialist. Now 27 and studying […]
February 24, 2017

Veterans, military spouses: 2017 Tillman Scholars Program application closes March 1

Nearly 13 years ago, friends and family of Pat Tillman established the Pat Tillman Foundation in honor of their loved one: a pro-football player who walked away […]
February 21, 2017

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Chat on education and employment

What education benefits does VA offer? How can I find out how much VA will pay for tuition and fees for school? And what benefits are […]
February 14, 2017

Student veterans find success and support at Sylvania Campus’ Veterans Resource Center | PCC

The Sylvania Campus Veterans Resource Center welcomed Veterans Affairs Center for Innovation (VACI) Director Patrick Littlefield on Thursday, Jan. 26. Also accompanying Director Littlefield was VA […]