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Vietnam veterans

Author Spotlight: Jack Estes

Jack Estes is the author of “Searching for Gurney,” one of the books featured in Issue 8 of ODVA’s Veteran News Magazine. In 1967 Jack

WWII veterans

Author Spotlight: Bernard Brown

Bernard D. Brown is the author of “Dear Selma,” one of the books featured in Issue 8 of ODVA’s Veteran News Magazine. Like many young

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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.