Category: ODVA Voices

Black History Month

ODVA Black History Month 2023: The Buffalo Soldiers

In honor of Black History Month, the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs is spotlighting the military service of Black service members through history and profiling

Hispanic Americans

ODVA Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 through Oct. 15), the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will be sharing stories from the state’s and


Pride Month Profile: USN Veteran Joseph Patton

Celebrating LGBTQ+ veterans in June. Serving and supporting LGBTQ+ veterans every day. Military service and the veteran experience continue to shape every generation of veterans