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First 2018 meeting of the Oregon Veterans’ Advisory Committee will be held in Corvallis

The first 2018 meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon March 7 at 4 Spirits Distillery, 3405 S.W. Deschutes St. in Corvallis. The public is… Read More

Oregon veteran who secured first military headstone for same-sex spouse dies at 71

It’s been five years since retired Air Force Lt. Col. Linda Campbell buried the ashes of her wife, Nancy Lynchild, at Willamette National Cemetery just southeast of Portland. It was just after the military dropped the “don’t ask, don’t… Read More

VA Partners with Cohen Veterans Network to Increase Access to Mental Health Resources

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Cohen Veterans Network, Inc., (CVN) announced a new partnership to increase Veterans’ access to mental health resources to reduce Veteran suicides. The partnership will allow VA… Read More

Calling all Oregon women veterans!

Join us in Sunriver April 26-28, 2018 A message from ODVA This year we celebrate not just your 10th Conference, but the immense strength of generations of phenomenal women who chose to serve in the military. You are… Read More

VA Announces Leadership Changes at Roseburg (Oregon) Medical Center

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the Director of the Roseburg VA Health Care System, Doug Paxton, has stepped down and an interim replacement has been named. This is a step aimed… Read More

VA’s National PTSD Brain Bank collaborates with PINK Concussions Group

Women Veterans urged   to donate brains for research Today, VA announced a collaboration between its National Center for PTSD and the nonprofit organization PINK Concussions, encouraging women to donate their brains for the purpose of research of the effects… Read More

American Legion’s first female national commander Denise Rohan visits Salem

The governor of Oregon. The governor’s veterans’ policy advisor. The chiefs of staff for the Oregon Air and Army National Guard. And the acting director of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs. All women. All front and center… Read More

VA Seeks Public Comment on Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking public comments on how it can further strengthen and improve caregiver support through the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC). Through a Federal Register notice, VA announced… Read More