December 1, 2017

Letter: Support Toys for Tots

From 2006 through 2009, I was honored to have coordinated the Marine Corps League Detachment 1228 Toys for Tots drive, in and around Clatsop Country. During […]
November 22, 2017

How Spouses Use Transferred GI Bill Benefits

The Post 9/11 GI Bill is one of the most popular benefits of military service, and many families find that they get maximum benefit by transferring […]
November 6, 2017

“Brides for a Cause” giving back to military brides

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Veteran’s Day is Saturday and one local business is giving back by offering military brides a free wedding dress. Brides for a […]
October 2, 2017

VA forms new family, caregiver and survivor advisory committee, names Sen. Elizabeth Dole as chair

VA announced the formation of the Veterans’ Family, Caregiver and Survivor Federal Advisory Committee as part of VA secretary Dr. David Shulkin’s commitment to supporting our […]
September 23, 2017

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims September 24, 2017, as Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day

GOLD STAR MOTHER’S AND FAMILY’S DAY, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As […]
August 11, 2017

Veterans provide gift to relief nursery

Glenn Knox, Chef de Gare, commander of Lane County Voiture 80 presents $1,001 to Diane Hazen, executive director of the Family Relief Nursery. Members of the […]
August 2, 2017

Three job search resources for Veterans and military spouses

The U.S. economy is losing $1 billion a year to a single crisis: military spouse unemployment. According to the Chamber of Commerce, of the more than 600,000 individuals […]
July 28, 2017

VA caregiver support program resumes full operations

VA is resuming full operations of the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. The resumption follows an April 17 decision to temporarily suspend certain clinical […]
July 24, 2017

Social Security Is There For Those Who Served Our Country

The men and women who served our country in the military can count on Social Security to be there for them throughout their lives. Active duty […]