Practical News for Veterans

Veterans may be eligible for tax refunds on disability severance. Find out if you are eligible: VISIT THE WELLNESS RANCH -- Volunteers   continue reading

Chances to Volunteer!

DAV SHUTTLE VAN NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS! Volunteers needed to drive Veterans to Portland VA Medical Center and to clinics in Bend for medical appointments. No special license needed, DAV pays for   continue reading


VISIT the ER or Go to the VA? For veterans - how do you know when to go to your local hospital, or visit the VA instead? When do your benefits cover ER and ambulance bills? Find out here:   continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities!

VOLUNTEER NEEDED FOR SELECTIVE SERVICE in JEFFERSON COUNTY If the Nation’s elected officials ever need to implement the draft one day, representatives with sound judgment will be needed to hear   continue reading

Central Oregon Veteran Info

VOLUNTEER OPPS! Ernie Tafala, Chaplain for Partners-In-Care, is looking for Volunteers to help with hospice counseling & patient companionship. If you have a heart for helping others, contact Ernie   continue reading

New Benefits and Information

Oregon Makes New Funding Available ($17M) to FIGHT VETERAN HOMELESSNESS in Oregon.   continue reading

Ron Hicks’s Story

I was born in Yacolt, Washington on August 17, 1922.  My twin brother and I barely made it into the world weighing only 5 lbs between us.  We lost our mother at childbirth and were raised   continue reading

Lawrence Zufelt's Story

I was born on January 11, 1927 in Page, North Dakota.  Later that year, my family moved to Bend. With the war going on, my father signed for me at the age of 16 and I joined the Navy.  I   continue reading


29 September 2018

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