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Tag: Veterans

Helping Veterans Cope with PTSD during holidays

reposted from Federal VA The winter holiday season is regarded by many as a wonderful time of the year. However, the holidays can be a painful reminder of past times when life seemed better. Large groups of family… 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

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

Limited Legal Help Available Free to Oregon Veterans

Limited free legal help is currently available to Oregon veterans out of the VA Behavioral Health Rehabilitation and Reintegration Services (BHRRS) Clinic. The clinic is located at 211 East 7th Ave., on the second floor. Hours of operation… Read More

Be Strong Enough to Ask for Help – Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Every three days, an Oregon veteran takes his or her life. According to the latest data from the VA, Oregon veterans commit suicide at a rate that is significantly higher than the state’s general suicide rate. In Oregon,… Read More

Need a ride to the Vietnam Traveling Wall on Saturday, September 15, 2018? See timetable below

CCAT is providing free bus transportation on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Stop 1 2 3 Pony Village Mall  (by J.C Penney) 10:00 12:00 2:00 Coos Bay, 4th and Bennett 10:15 12:15 2:15 Coquille Community Building 10:45 12:45 2:45… Read More

Calling all Golfers… Play and Benefit Local Veterans

It’s a three-fer! Golf, benefit veterans and take your shot at prizes galore, including the $10,000 prize for a Hole in One. This day of triple goodness, sponsored by the Bandon by the Sea Rotary, is happening on… Read More

Looking for Work? Google has a New Search Tool for Service Members

Google recently announced a new search tool to help service members find jobs in the civilian world that match their skills by including their MOS (Occupational Specialty) code. The tool is part of a larger initiative aimed at… Read More

Get Ready for 2018 Veterans Stand Down

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