Category Archives: Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA)

Veteran stories are crucial part of our nation’s history

I love to study our nation’s history through the lens of our military veterans. Who could fail to be inspired by the brash courage of the United States Marines during the Battle of Belleau Wood in World War I? Or by the words of Marine Captain Lloyd W. Williams, who, after being repeatedly urged to […]
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Veterans Day celebration Monday afternoon at Oregon Capitol

The Oregon Department of Veteran Affairs will be host a statewide Veterans Day Celebration on Monday at 3 p.m. at the World War II Memorial in Salem on the State Capitol grounds. Source: Veterans Day celebration Monday afternoon at Oregon Capitol

PHOTOS: Veterans Day celebration in downtown Salem

PHOTOS: Veterans Day celebration in downtown Salem Source: PHOTOS: Veterans Day celebration in downtown Salem

Veterans sought for advisory committee

Gov. Kate Brown and the director of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs are seeking interested veterans to serve as members of the Veterans’ Affairs Advisory Committee. Members of this committee serve the Oregon veteran population by advocating for veteran issues and sharing insight on veteran concerns with the director and staff of ODVA. Source: […]
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Oregon veterans sought to serve on state advisory panel

Gov. Kate Brown and the director of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs are seeking interested veterans to serve as members of the Veterans’ Affairs Advisory Committee. Source: Oregon veterans sought to serve on state advisory panel

Forums seek feedback on veteran resources

Input is being sought regarding behavioral health policies and resources for veterans in Oregon. According to a survey completed by more than 4,000 veterans, one in four Oregon veterans experience frustration in seeking care for mental health or substance use issues. Source: Forums seek feedback on veteran resources | News | eastoregonian.com

Forum on veterans behavioral health in Klamath Wednesday

One in four Oregon veterans surveyed experience frustration in seeking care for mental health or substance use issues. The Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs will be in Klamath Falls to solicit input regarding veterans behavioral health needs and services from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Oregon […]
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Oregon Veterans’ Affairs Committee to be held in Seaside

The next meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs to be held on Wednesday, Sep. 11 at the Holiday Inn Express in Seaside. Source: Oregon Veterans’ Affairs Committee to be held in Seaside | Community | cannonbeachgazette.com

Behavioral health forum planned for veterans

The Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs are hosting community forums on veterans behavioral health to help inform a five-year strategic plan to better meet the needs of veterans. As part of a statewide tour, a forum will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 20 at the […]
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Oregon VA lowers home loan interest rates

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs has announced lower interest rates for its home loan products, effective this week. The rates for Qualified Veterans Mortgage Bond (QVMB) loan products were lowered by 0.125 percent, while the rates for Unrestricted loan products dropped 0.250 percent. Source: Oregon VA lowers home loan interest rates – KTVZ