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.
July 11, 2018

15 Ways VA is improving the Veteran’s experience right now

The Department of Veterans Affairs is committed to providing the best experiences in its delivery of care, benefits, and memorial services to Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, […]
July 10, 2018

VA reviewing World War II mustard gas claims

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is reviewing previously denied claims from World War II Veterans who participated in full-body testing for mustard gas or Lewisite […]
July 10, 2018

Protecting yourself from identity theft

The most common form of benefits theft is for someone to access a Veteran’s eBenefits account and change the bank deposit information. While this isn’t common […]
July 10, 2018

Avoiding VA benefits overpayments

Life happens. We are all guilty of procrastinating on paperwork or forgetting to update records. While most of the time there are no consequences, that is […]
July 10, 2018

Women Veterans Group seeks members

COOS BAY — The inaugural meeting of the Women Veterans Group will be taking place at 3 p.m. Monday, July 23, at the Coos Bay Elks […]
July 10, 2018

NIH and VA collaborate to boost veterans’ access to cancer clinical trials

NAVIGATE will launch at 12 VA facilities across the nation.
July 10, 2018

Local American Legion leader named district commander

Dale Jenkins of Sweet Home is the new American Legion District 3 commander in Oregon. The district includes 15 posts in Linn, Benton, Lincoln and Lane […]
July 9, 2018

Free Haircuts for Those In Need

Simply Divine Studio owner Amber Meadows has wanted to help the community since opening at the east side Bend location nearly a year ago. However, Meadows wasn’t […]