December 8, 2018

Needs, celebrations and strict orders

Always at this time of year, we at the Veteran Advocates of Ore-Ida as well as other support organizations in the region, experience a very large […]
December 8, 2018

Vale woman makes blankets for veterans

Veteran Advocates of Ore-Ida was the grateful recipient of handmade blankets from Beverly Dice, of Vale. She made the gifts for area veterans this holiday season. […]
November 24, 2018

From “55” to Afghanistan

A group of Veterans sitting around the coffee table the other day at Veteran Advocates of Ore-Ida reflected back when 55 mph was the law of […]
November 14, 2018

BLM announces the first Veteran Interagency Hotshot Crew

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Oregon/Washington office announced today the Lakeview Veterans Fire Crew has achieved certification as the Lakeview Veterans Interagency Hotshot Crew (IHC). […]
November 13, 2018

Veterans and War Memorials Grant Applications Open

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD)'s Veterans’ and War Memorials Grant Program was created and established to provide funding assistance to local governments for the construction and restoration of veterans’ and war memorials. The program will help honor Oregon’s soldiers and veterans by commemorating their service to the country.
November 12, 2018

Pilot Rock vet recalls service on the rivers of Vietnam

Mike Morehead of Pilot Rock survived 21 gun battles on a United States Navy monitor in the Vietnam War. “Our deal was to be able to […]
November 10, 2018

Honoring our nation’s veterans

For most veterans, the idea of serving our country, satisfies our own mind and souls’ desire of fulfilling that sense of “Duty, Honor and Service” to […]
November 9, 2018

Life after Service

When veterans come back from the military, they have some options: try to slip back into life as they knew it before, or find groups for […]
November 6, 2018

Clay Hunt summit connects vets to mental health resources

The Central Oregon Vet Center’s mobile unit is parked in the Ericksons Thriftway parking lot in Burns the fourth full week of the month on Thursdays. […]