June 6, 2019

D-Day Paratrooper: ‘It Was Not My Aim To Be a Hero’

Seventy-five years ago today, more than 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy to fight Nazi Germany. This famous photograph, known as “Into the Jaws […]
May 2, 2019

Online directory of statewide Memorial Day events now available to the public

Want to know what Memorial Day events are being held in your area? You can start online with the directory of Memorial Day ceremonies, parades and other special events that the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs maintains at www.oregondva.com/2018memorialday.
March 28, 2019

Governor Brown Proclaims March 30 “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” in Oregon

Governor Brown Proclaims March 30 "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" in Oregon.
March 25, 2019

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs Advisory Committee Meeting Rescheduled for April 4

The next meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, in Roseburg. The public is invited to attend and participate.
March 7, 2019

This Tax Season, Support Oregon Veterans

Did you know that the Charitable Checkoff program lets you designate all or part of your Oregon refund to support veterans?
December 18, 2018

Oregon Wounded Warrior parking placard coming January 2019

Starting this January, eligible veterans will be able to obtain a new Oregon Wounded Warrior parking placard. The new placard is the result of Senate Bill 1506 and gives placard holders certain parking benefits.
December 14, 2018

Avoid Robocall Scams and Fraud This Holiday Season

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, […]
December 10, 2018

Wreaths Across America Events Hosted in Oregon

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.
November 27, 2018

Giving Tuesday: How to give responsibly

As the year draws to an end, holiday goodwill is in abundant supply. Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season by channeling charitable efforts around a […]