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Wreaths Across America in Oregon – Saturday December 15, 2018

reposted from ODVA Volunteers will place holiday wreaths to honor and remember our nation’s Veterans at many of VA’s national cemeteries this Saturday, Dec. 15 during this year’s national Wreaths Across America event. Ceremonies across Oregon are listed… Read More

Scam-Proof Yourself for the Holidays

The following information is from the Federal VA: The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) continue to team up to combat illegal robocalls targeting Americans, including Veterans and their families. Each year,… Read More

Post 911 GI Bill Update

reposted from va.gov Because of continued information technology difficulties with implementing sections 107 and 501 of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (Forever GI Bill), both of which change the way monthly housing allowance payments… Read More

Blue Christmas at Roseburg VA This Coming Saturday

Do you struggle with emotional or spiritual pain during the holidays? Feeling lonely? You may want to take solace during the upcoming Blue Christmas Service to be held at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 913 NW Garden… Read More

Oregon Sailor Who Died at Pearl Harbor Identified Through DNA

Next Spring, Rosella Workinner will bury the remains of her brother, Claude Gowey, 78 years after he died in the attack on Pearl Harbor.  Gowey served on the USS Oklahoma.  He was identified through DNA by the Department… Read More

VA is single largest provider of HIV care in the US

December 1 is World AIDS Day. VA joins our federal partners in recognizing this day and taking time to reflect on the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, how well we diagnose and care for people with HIV, and… Read More

Oregon’s Women Veterans Still Underserved, Lack Resources

Elizabeth Estabrooks, Oregon Women Veterans coordinator came to Coos County to visit with members of the newly formed Women Veterans of the Oregon Coast. She took time out to talk with Lauren Negrete of KCBY about the lack… Read More

Deceased Veterans Receive Full Military Honors

Every month Willamette National Cemetery presents a Military Memorial Service to ensure every veteran receives a funeral with full military honors. For nearly two decades WNC has held a monthly memorial service, usually on the fourth Thursday of… Read More

New Study Shows Entrepreneurial Vets Have Harder Time Getting Financing

A new report released in November details a decline in veteran entrepreneurship compared to earlier generations of veterans. Further, the study shows that veterans are now owning businesses at a lower rate than nonveterans. The information comes from… Read More

December 7, 1941 at 7:48am – Attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941, at 7:48 a.m. local time, 353 Imperial Japanese aircrafts bombed eight U.S. Navy ships docked at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Some 2,403 Americans were killed, 1,178 more were wounded and 960 were declared missing. As… Read More