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Memorial Day message from ODVA Acting Director Mitch Sparks

One hundred and fifty years ago, no family or community was untouched by the bloodiest conflict in American history — the Civil War. The four-year-long struggle claimed the lives of over 620,000 soldiers — which is more Americans… Read More

New Help for Some Entrepreneurial Veterans

VA is working with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide education and support to disabled Veterans interested in self-employment. VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) entered into an agreement with the SBA Office of Veterans Business… Read More

VA Healthcare System Town Halls Coming to Brookings and North Bend VA Clinics

Have you got something to say or need more information about VA healthcare?  Are you a veteran, family member or stakeholder? The Roseburg VA Healthcare system is coming to the coast for two Town Halls. This will be an… Read More

Seeking Wall Art by Veterans. Put your Art on Display in Coos Bay Library

Coos Bay Library is seeking art created by Veterans to show in the library during June.  The art must be able to be hung on a wall and should be appropriate for all ages. You may drop off… Read More

New Transportation Assistance Available

The SOVO offers transportation vouchers for veterans. Now Available: CCAT bus passes and taxi vouchers for Veterans to use for medical and food bank use. Vet must be 60 YOA or older no disability required – OR- Under… Read More

Show off your Ink!

The Coos History Museum is seeking participants for their upcoming exhibit “Vet Ink: Military-Inspired Tattoos,” opening later this year. The museum will be featuring military-inspired tattoos and the stories behind them (when, where, why) as the focus of… Read More

Lost WWII Soldier is Found. Will be Laid to Rest April 7 in Salem

This Saturday the state of Oregon will have the opportunity to lay to rest one of its native sons, an Oregon veteran thought lost since World War II. Marine Corps Pfc. Lyle Ellis Charpilloz (shar-pill-oze) was born in… Read More

Volunteers Needed for Vietnam Traveling Wall

Volunteers are needed to help with the Vietnam Traveling Wall – Celebration of Freedom. Coos County Veteran Services will be hosting the exhibit. The wall will be located at Sturdevant Park, Coquille from September 13-16, 2018.  For more… Read More

Applications Opening Soon for 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games

Albuquerque, New Mexico, event kicks off Aug. 3 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will begin accepting applications on April 2 from Veterans interested in competing in the 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games in… Read More

VA and U.S. Digital Service Launch New Web Tool to Help Veterans Track their Benefits Appeals

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S Digital Service announced their launch of an improved Appeals Status tool to increase transparency and enable Veterans to track the progress of their benefits claims… Read More