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 […]
April 30, 2017

Local Pepsi plant honors veterans’ families

Pepsi Northwest Beverages LLC in Mount Angel is taking part in a nationwide initiative by PepsiCo to raise money for fallen heroes’ children. The Rolling Remembrance […]
April 28, 2017

ACCESS consolidates two locations

ACCESS has moved its veterans support program to its main office, consolidating its two locations into what it calls a “one-stop shop.”The community food pantry and […]
February 15, 2017

Giving Military Spouses the Help They Deserve

At the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, we know that training veterans for skilled work or helping them prepare for their next interview […]
January 24, 2017

VA giving strength to couples in crisis

Are you in a violent relationship?  Are you scared of your significant other?  Or is your significant other perhaps scared of you? If so, VA has […]
January 19, 2017

Injured veterans will be covered for fertility services

The federal Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday it will cover the costs of assisted reproductive technology because of service-related injuries. U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., […]
December 17, 2016

Albany veterans assemble to deploy Christmas cheer

The Albany American Legion Post 10 was overrun Saturday as members rallied to issue Christmas cheer to nearly 200 area kids during their annual toy drive.