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 […]
March 27, 2018

New VA appeals status tool provides tracking and transparency for Veterans

VA launched a new update for the appeals status tracker and now Veterans with a compensation appeal can view their past and current appeals issues, receive […]
March 23, 2018

VA, U.S. Digital Service launch new web tool to help Veterans track their benefits appeals

Today VA and the U.S Digital Service announced their launch of an improved Appeals Status tool to increase transparency and enable Veterans to track the progress […]
March 15, 2018

Portland veterans office comes to Astoria

The Veterans Administration will hold a meeting in Astoria from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 3 on issues, concerns and ideas to improve services for veterans. […]
March 15, 2018

Battlefield acupuncture gives veterans alternative to drugs for pain relief

He placed his hopes in the battlefield acupuncture treatment now available to veterans. Based on ancient, 5,000-year-old teachings of Chinese medicine, the treatment was adapted by […]
March 15, 2018

Fort Kennedy bringing free dental to Pioneer Square

Clackamas County-based nonprofit provides outreach to veterans who, for various reasons, might not want to go through official U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs channels.
March 14, 2018

Veterans can now use My HealtheVet credentials to access benefits tools on Vets.gov

More than four million Veterans can now use their My HealtheVet credentials to access services from across VA on Vets.gov. This means that Veterans can now […]
March 7, 2018

For Many Female Vets, Healing From Trauma Starts With the Eyes

When her Humvee was hit by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2008, former Army Sgt. First Class Elana Duffy was tossed around the front seat […]
March 7, 2018

Study: Private sector may not be ready for new veteran patients

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers appear poised to send tens of thousands of veterans in the private sector for health care in an effort to provide quicker, more […]