Category: ODVA

WMHW

Women’s Military History Week Highlights: Kim T. Gray and Jean Kirnak

Wrapping up Oregon Women’s Military History Week are Coast Guard veteran Kim Gray (one of the few people on earth who can say they’ve sailed around the world — literally) and Jean Kirnak, a nurse in the legendary 8076 MASH unit, which was recognized for the meritorious and life-saving service it courageously provided throughout the Korean War.

oregon, lake, water
grants

ODVA Announces Recipients of the 2020 Veteran Services Grant Program

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Veteran Services Grant Program to fund key projects that will improve veterans’ access to transportation, housing, health care and other vital services across the state.

LGBTQ veterans

ODVA To Host Virtual LGBTQ Veterans Town Hall Dec. 4

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) Director Kelly Fitzpatrick will host a live virtual town hall this week to discuss LGBTQ veterans’ services, answer questions and hear challenges experienced by LGBTQ veterans in Oregon.

public speaking, mic, microphone
women veterans

ODVA To Host Virtual Women Veterans Town Hall Nov. 20

Kelly Fitzpatrick, director of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA), will host a live virtual town hall meeting this week to discuss women veterans’ services, answer questions and hear challenges and experiences from Oregon women veterans.