January 16, 2019

For the first time in history, a US military service is working without pay

As Coast Guard paychecks went undelivered Jan. 15, 2019, as the result of an ongoing partial government shutdown, the service’s top officer urged its members to […]
January 16, 2019

VA eyeing new partnership with states to help prevent veterans suicide

Veterans Affairs officials launched their “Be There” campaign to combat veterans suicide in September 2016. The department is planning a new partnership with at least seven […]
January 16, 2019

This nonprofit is starting a project to help troops and vets with college

Spc. Tatiana Lafferty, a carpentry masonry specialist with the South Dakota Army National Guard, studies for an English class at Oglala Lakota College. (Staff Sgt. Austin […]
January 15, 2019

Marion County VSO serves those who served

JUSTIN MUCH – Marion County Veterans Service Office is housed in the busy … The VSO’s roots reach back to 2005 when the Oregon Legislature …
January 15, 2019

Meet New VSO at Portland VA

Stephen D. Butler is a Navy Veteran and Veterans Service Officer (VSO) with Blinded Veterans Association. If you are a Veteran who needs assistance please do […]
January 15, 2019

Businesses Chip in for Coasties

Businesses Chip in for Coasties The government shutdown is now at day 25, but more importantly is that today is the day that many federal workers […]
January 14, 2019

Boise VA mobile vet center helps veterans in rural communities

Boise VA mobile vet center helps veterans in rural communities … CALDWELL — The Boise VA is one of the highest rated VA facilities in the […]
January 14, 2019

VBA resources for Veterans, dependents, survivors, and federal employees during shutdown

Even on the best of days, we at VA know that providing for yourself and your family–and having financial stability and security–are some of the most […]
January 14, 2019

Oldest World War II veteran buried at historic cemetery

Richard Overton, a 112-year-old World War II veteran who lived to be the oldest American man, was laid to rest Jan. 12, 2019, at a historic […]