Oregon’s U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden this past week urged Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie not to repeat past mistakes when it comes to veterans receiving care outside the VA.
An art exhibit featuring women veteran employees of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold its grand opening at the end of July.
Veterans and their families can learn more about death benefits available to them at a seminar to be held next week at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
CANYONVILLE—When Vietnam veteran Lonnie Shields of Winston surveyed the Oregon Memorial Traveling Wall outside Seven Feathers Casino Resort Wednesday, he saw the name of a classmate he’d attended Roseburg High School with in 1965.
The Douglas County Veterans Service Office hopes to reach and serve more veterans thanks to the purchase of a new 2018 Ford Explorer.
New Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center Director Keith Allen held his first town hall in Roseburg Tuesday, and he got an earful from veterans about his proposal to convert the emergency room to an urgent care.
The Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center, along with VAs across the nation, rolled out their new program this month for veterans seeking care from private doctors outside the VA system.
Thirteen Navy and Air Force veterans who served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War were honored Thursday at the Roseburg National Cemetery Annex. It was the last of three days of services for 28 veterans whose remains were forgotten on a shelf for decades at a local mortuary.
The Veterans for Peace 181 will hold a protest against a possible war with Iran from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday in front of Fred Meyer on Garden Valley Boulevard in Roseburg.
A series of three public memorials will be held at the Roseburg National Cemetery Annex next week to honor 28 veterans whose remains were forgotten on the shelf at a local mortuary — some for as many as 44 years.
Rather than replace Larry Suggs Java Juice Extreme with another contracted coffee shop, Veterans Canteen Service will now offer “We Proudly Serve Starbucks” products, served by canteen service staff members.
ASHLAND — The remains of a World War II soldier from Oregon who went missing in the final weeks of the Guadalcanal campaign have been positively identified 76 years after he was listed as missing in action, according to the U.S. government.
Veterans and their families can learn more about death benefits available to them at a seminar to be held this week at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Twenty-eight veterans whose remains have waited unclaimed at a Roseburg funeral home, some for as many as 44 years, will be transported Friday morning to the Douglas County Courthouse. They will be stored there until memorial services with full military honors can be held, beginning May 14.
In 2015, John Kilby was thriving as an experienced nurse specializing in caring for mentally ill patients at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
An investigator from the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection concluded that there was not rampant retaliation against whistle-blowers at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
The Douglas County Veterans Day Parade Committee has named “Generations of Military Families” as this year’s grand marshal, and special honors for “Rosie the Riveters.” Generations of military families have been serving, defending, and dying long before we were a country.
The Elmer's Restaurants company has donated $40,000 to the Folds of Honor Foundation to fund seven scholarships for children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled during their service.
As a Vietnam-era Army veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder, Jessica Lloyd-Rogers knows the importance of outreach and advocacy for veterans struggling with mental illness.
When Adam “Tom” Britto and his wife, Dorothy Britto, presented a new community charity project, Operation Warm and Cozy, to the Myrtle Creek Elks Lodge No. 1943 it was enthusiastically endorsed.
One of the great things about the Roseburg VA is how they make use of an army of volunteers to bring additional services, opportunities and outreach to veterans. Here are a two examples of the great work being done by the employees and volunteers at our local VA.
SUTHERLIN — The lights in the Sutherlin High School gymnasium dimmed Thursday just as a video began to play. Pictures of local veterans mixed with messages from Sutherlin students.
After an unexpected holiday hiatus, I am back to bring you, the great citizens and veterans of Douglas County, information important to veterans, their families and supporters. Not to mention providing information about events and activities that promote patriotism and Americanism.