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Bandon to be designated ‘Medal of Honor City’

George Trott, District 3 commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, has made another step in making Bandon the only city in Oregon to be designated a “Medal of Honor City” according to a report published in the… Read More

Veterans Hear From New VA Roseburg Director At Town Hall

reported by Rachael McDonald for KLCC The new interim Director of the Roseburg Veterans Administration Health Care system held a town hall this week on the Medical Center campus. This comes as the VA Office of the Medical… Read More

Veterans can now use My HealtheVet credentials to access benefits tools on Vets.gov

reprinted from the USDOVA Blog More than four million Veterans can now use their My HealtheVet credentials to access services from across VA on Vets.gov. This means that Veterans can now log in one time, in one place,… Read More

Seeking 2018 Oregon Woman Veteran of the Year

Do you know an inspirational Oregon woman veteran? The Oregon Woman Veteran of the Year Award recognizes a woman veteran who has compiled a record of exemplary service as a veteran and an outstanding member of the community…. Read More

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