April 10, 2018

Receive Appointment Reminders via Text Messaging

Starting May 2, 2018, at VAPORHCS – Veterans will be able to get automated, interactive text messages to remind them of upcoming VA appointments. Veterans can […]
April 10, 2018

Letter: Your veterans need your help

Every weekday at 7 a.m., the Disabled American Veterans van departs from the parking lot on Marine Drive just west of Burger King, with veterans who […]
April 4, 2018

VA improves delivery of specialty rehabilitation and prosthetic services through direct scheduling

To ensure Veterans receive quicker access to specialty rehabilitation services and equipment, VA recently implemented a rapid response team to expand staffing, training and increase communication […]
April 3, 2018

County Approves Lease For Veterans Service Center

By Kiera Morgan: Last week the Lincoln County Board of commissioners approved a lease between the Curry Family Trust and Lincoln County for property located at […]
April 2, 2018

Free Dental Work, Puppy Love For Northwest Veterans This Week

“The VA medical center doesn’t really provide any kind of dental services except oral surgery for health reasons.” Veterans are only … Therapy dogs will also […]
April 2, 2018

To Treat Pain, PTSD And Other Ills, Some Vets Try Tai Chi

Every week in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Zibin Guo guides veterans in wheelchairs through slow-motion tai chi poses as a Bluetooth speaker plays soothing instrumental music. “Cloudy hands […]
March 29, 2018

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live event on VA health care for women Veterans

On March 20, VA and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) hosted the #ExploreVA Facebook Live event on VA health care for women Veterans. Jennifer Silva, chief program […]
March 28, 2018

Elevating Veterans Medical and Other Services in the Newport

Lincoln County Commissioners this week dropped some big news onto local armed services veterans who too often have to travel to the valley to get the […]
March 27, 2018

VA plans town hall for Eugene, taking questions from vets and their families

Typically, the interim director of a Veterans Affairs health system stays around for a couple of months. But, Roseburg VA Healthcare System Interim Director David Whitmer […]