December 26, 2017

County Veterans Service Office Software Blackout

The Lincoln County Veterans Service’s Office will be experiencing a software blackout the week following the Christmas holiday from 12/26 through 12/29. This is due an […]
December 15, 2017

Season challenges veterans

Wilbern served in the Oregon National Guard and deployed to Iraq in 2010-11 as part of Operation New Dawn. He now works in the Wasco County […]
December 12, 2017

VA Decision Ready Claims Program expands to include more types of claims

As part of VA’s ongoing efforts to modernize and improve Veterans’ experience with the disability claims process, VA unveiled its latest enhancements to the Decision Ready […]
November 17, 2017

County VSO plans veterans thank you dinner in Prineville

Shannon Dearth, Crook County’s Veteran Service Office director, was sitting with his wife brainstorming ways to not only thank local veterans, but their loved ones.
October 23, 2017

Documentary on CO veterans service officer to be shown

BEND, Ore. – MediaSeam, Inc., and the National Veterans Rights Association (NVRA), Inc., are proud to announce that their documentary film, “Stu Steinberg,” will be shown […]
September 27, 2017

VA to redesign benefits program for service members leaving the military

VA plans to redesign the Benefits Delivery at Discharge program to enable service members to receive disability benefit decisions the day after their discharge. The redesigned […]
September 15, 2017

Are you eligible for more VA benefits? New web matrix explains primary, derivative benefits

At the Veterans Benefits Administration, we often come in contact with people who ask, What are my benefits? What am I eligible for? Or, I receive […]
September 14, 2017

What you need know about VA benefits in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma

VA’s VAntage Point blog has the latest information on hurricane impact to VA facilities and services. For those impacted by Hurricane Harvey, click here. For information on […]
September 7, 2017

Decision Ready Claims speeds up disability claims processing with help from VSOs

VA has unveiled our new Decision Ready Claims (DRC) initiative – just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to delivering faster claims decisions for Veterans. […]