July 28, 2017

Lines for Life named backup for national Veterans Crisis Line

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Big changes are coming to a Portland-based non-profit focused on helping veterans and others reaching out in need. Lines for Life, which […]
July 11, 2017

Salute: Putting Veterans to Work in Data Centers

When Lee Kirby returned home in 2010 from a tour in Iraq, the unemployment rate for 25 to 35-year-old veterans returning to the US after a […]
June 29, 2017

Douglas County Goodwill offers employment services as well as a retail sales store

This office also has an employment specialist who works on behalf of job seekers to help veterans or referrals find the best fit in employment.
June 29, 2017

VA apprenticeship program to train, employ Veterans to assist other Veterans in properly filing for VA benefits

Veterans service organizations (VSOs) play a major role as advocates for the Veteran community, and as partners with VA, to ensure this nation’s Veterans receive the […]
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 22, 2017

Trading helmets for hard hats, veterans explore career in construction

A Vietnam vet and construction expert trains fellow veterans in the tools of the trade.
June 19, 2017

USDA Announces $20 Million for Jobs for Young People, Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2017 — USDA and partners committed $20 million in 21st Century Conservation Service Corps partnership agreements to provide 4,000 work opportunities for […]
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 24, 2017

Ready to serve: Businesses find vets are dedicated, capable

Clinton Smith hires veterans because he knows military service has helped them become dedicated and hard-working staffers. “When you say, ‘I need you to do this […]