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 11, 2018

New policy makes GI Bill transfers easier than ever for wounded warriors

Then-Marine Corps Lt. Gen. James N. Mattis, now the secretary of defense, visits with a Marine at Camp Taqaddum’s Shock and Surgical Trauma Platoon facility. Mattis […]
August 24, 2018

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live Event on VA Life Insurance

VA offers high-quality life insurance programs, but eligibility windows are brief. Veterans need to know the deadlines so they don’t miss out on these benefits. To […]
August 2, 2018

August 16 – Don’t miss out on VA life insurance

Did you know injuries or medical conditions from service can make it difficult or even impossible for you to obtain private life insurance? VA offers life […]
August 2, 2018

Forever GI Bill expands VA educational benefits

Effective Aug. 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also referred […]
July 13, 2018

DoD to bar GI Bill transfer for long-serving troops

Starting next year, service members who have been in the military for more than 16 years will no longer be able to transfer GI Bill benefits […]
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

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 3, 2018

Changes coming to Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance program

Effective August 1, 2018, the entitlement available under the Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) program will be reduced from 45 months to 36 months, but in […]