September 14, 2018

Former Vietnam Fighter Pilot Continues to Save Lives of Veterans After War

PORTLAND, OR. – Lt. Colonel Tom Milligan was an Air Force Fighter Pilot in Vietnam.  He served our country, flying almost 300 combat missions, and now he serves our Veterans here at home. Tom is the Director of Military Services at Lines for Life, a service dedicated to preventing substance abuse, suicide, and other mental health challenges that Veterans face.
September 12, 2018

Suicide Awareness Month: Resources for Veterans, Friends, and Family Members

Oregon faces a higher veteran suicide rate than the rest of the nation. But we can do better. Here's how you can #BeThere for a veteran:
September 1, 2018

Suicide Awareness Events Around Oregon

An ongoing list of suicide awareness and mental health related events happening in September 2018
August 29, 2018

ODVA Partnering With Warm Springs Tribes to Establish Oregon’s First Tribal Veteran Service Office

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs and Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) this week that will enable the tribal government to establish the state’s first-ever tribal veteran service office.
August 23, 2018

Governor Kate Brown Announces Director of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA)

Salem, OR—Governor Kate Brown today announced the appointment of Kelly Fitzpatrick as the director of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA), effective September 4, 2018.
August 8, 2018

Oregon Veterans’ Affairs Advisory Committee to meet in Roseburg next month

The next meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, in Roseburg. The public is invited to attend and participate.
July 11, 2018

2018 Veteran Benefit Expo to be held in southern Oregon for the first time

The state’s largest veteran resource event will be held in southern Oregon this month, when the Veteran Benefit Expo kicks off at 9 a.m. July 28 at the Medford Armory.
May 29, 2018

How Oregon Communities Honored Memorial Day

See how Oregon honored Memorial Day 2018.
May 24, 2018

“Thank you. We will never forget you.” 2018 Memorial Day Message