VA recently initiated a pilot program to improve services for Veterans who have experienced or are experiencing intimate partner violence or sexual assault. The post
VA is committed to supporting Veterans who experienced military sexual trauma. VA uses the term “military sexual trauma” (MST) to refer to sexual assault or
Governor Brown Proclaims March 15-21 “Women’s Military History Week” in Oregon.
In a national survey of women Veteran primary care patients, one in four women Veterans reported experiencing harassment from other Veterans when they visit VA health care
Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is an annual observance in April to raise public awareness about sexual assault. VA’s SAAM campaign focuses on sexual assault
“But I work with women veterans every day, and I suspected this wasn’t the … suddenly men were no longer scoring as more resilient than
According to the Oregon Veterans Administration, 6 out of 10 women … active duty,” said Elizabeth Estabrooks, VA coordinator for Women Veterans. Hits: 1
First Lieutenant Brie Zeiger tried to stifle her fear as the C-130 transport plane she was riding in began its descent toward Forward Operating Base …
PORTLAND, OR. – Lt. Colonel Tom Milligan was an Air Force Fighter Pilot in Vietnam. He served our country, flying almost 300 combat missions, and now he serves our Veterans here at home. Tom is the Director of Military Services at Lines for Life, a service dedicated to preventing substance abuse, suicide, and other mental health challenges that Veterans face.
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:
An ongoing list of suicide awareness and mental health related events happening in September 2018
Last year alone, the investigation found the agency wrongly denied as many as 1,300 claims due to insufficient training and oversight. That left potentially thousands