Category: Featured

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memorials

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department holds online town hall Jan. 20 on proposed State Capitol State Park Vietnam War memorial

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department will hold an online question-and-answer session at 6 p.m. on January 20 to collect public feedback on a nonprofit organization’s proposal to construct a Vietnam War Memorial on the grounds of the State Capitol State Park in Salem. The session will include a presentation by the proposer, the Vietnam War Memorial Fund (http://vietnamwarmemorialfund.org).

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COVID-19

VA Portland Veteran COVID Vaccinations Expanding

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) is pleased to announce that residents and staff at its Oregon Veterans’ Homes in Lebanon and The Dalles received their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from Consonus Healthcare over the weekend.

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grants

ODVA Announces Recipients of the 2020 Veteran Services Grant Program

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Veteran Services Grant Program to fund key projects that will improve veterans’ access to transportation, housing, health care and other vital services across the state.

LGBTQ veterans

ODVA To Host Virtual LGBTQ Veterans Town Hall Dec. 4

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) Director Kelly Fitzpatrick will host a live virtual town hall this week to discuss LGBTQ veterans’ services, answer questions and hear challenges experienced by LGBTQ veterans in Oregon.

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women veterans

ODVA To Host Virtual Women Veterans Town Hall Nov. 20

Kelly Fitzpatrick, director of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA), will host a live virtual town hall meeting this week to discuss women veterans’ services, answer questions and hear challenges and experiences from Oregon women veterans.