The Elkton School District is creating a Veteran’s Memorial on the Elkton High School Campus, and community members have 10 days left to help out by purchasing tiles honoring individual veterans.
A group of Vietnam veterans told The News-Review this week they’re about to lose a group therapy program they say has improved their lives and, in some cases, saved their marriages.
Local veteran leaders are worried a proposal to shift billions of dollars away from VA hospitals and into private health care will adversely affect their health and the health of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to shift billions of dollars from government-run veterans’ hospitals to private health care providers, setting the stage for the biggest transformation of the veterans’ medical system in a generation.
Seven wreaths went up Saturday at the Roseburg National Cemetery Annex at the annual Wreaths Across America event commemorating the veterans who died for their country, along with prisoners of war and those missing in action.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for an open position on the Douglas County Veterans Advisory Committee.
The state is committed to building a retirement home for veterans on the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center campus and hopes to secure funding next year to build it, a representative of the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs told veterans at a VA town hall meeting Tuesday.
Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center Interim Director Dave Whitmer received praise from veterans at his final town hall meeting before he heads back to Florida on Dec. 21.
The Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center will host a Blue Christmas service Saturday for those who struggle with emotional or spiritual pain and loneliness during the winter holiday season.
Dave Whitmer arrived at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center in February to take on the role of interim director. He was brought in as a “fixer,” tasked with turning around a VA that was struggling with problem managers, low staff morale and allegations of bullying and whistle-blower…
Shortly before President George H.W. Bush’s state funeral, Douglas County Human Resources Director and Army veteran Michael Kurtz offered a personal tribute to his former commander in chief.
The interim director of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center is about to wrap up his assignment here and return home to Florida.