State Capitol to honor veterans

Event: A Tribute to Veterans
Date: NOV 8, 2019
Details: ​Noon to 2 p.m. Pay tribute to our military veterans at our annual event. The presentation of the colors will begin at noon followed by a choral performance from the Oregon Spirit Chorus. There will be a World War II exhibit in the Galleria, and refreshments will be served.
Location: Capitol Rotunda

Congressmen Walden on Veteran Suicide Prevention


Congressman Greg Walden,

One evening, an Oregon veteran was out at dinner with some of his good friends. They chatted with interest about “The Wall that Heals,” a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall that was scheduled to visit the town in a few days. He would never get to visit it. That night after dinner he died by suicide. Continue reading