July 12, 2017

Brides for a Cause donates to military brides

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A local nonprofit organization, Brides for a Cause, is giving free wedding dresses to military brides and first responders in a two […]
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 14, 2017

Entrepreneurship for military spouses

We are all aware of the tremendous sacrifices members of our military make to defend our country and our citizens. But we may not be aware […]
June 1, 2017

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live Event on VA Life Insurance Benefits

On May 25, VA teamed up with Got Your 6 for a Facebook Live event on VA life insurance benefits. Bill Rausch, executive director at Got […]
May 27, 2017

The Dalles museums offer free admission for military

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Fort Dalles Museum, both in The Dalles, are participating in the 2017 Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission for […]
May 25, 2017

Taking Care of the Families of Fallen Servicemembers

Each Memorial Day, the United States remembers military servicemembers who lost their lives in service to the nation. It is also important to remember the families […]
May 16, 2017

Women Veterans: Help for Postpartum Depression

The birth of a baby is a life-changing event that can trigger all kinds of emotions from happiness and joy to jitters and fear.  It can […]
May 11, 2017

VA announces short-term extension for strategic review of family caregivers program

Today, VA announced a six-week extension of the strategic review of its Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. On April 17, the VA announced a decision to […]
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 […]