By Steve Bates,
We are grateful for the response for the Boring, Oregon Vietnam Memorial Project.
A second donor stone is being ordered which will include the names of all who contributed after January 1st.
This is a Clackamas County Memorial to be placed in the Boring Station Trailhead Park which is a Clackamas County Park. Continue reading
By Oregon Department of Veterans
Gov. Kate Brown announced today the appointment of Sheronne Blasi (pronounced “Share-ON Blaze-ee”), a 14-year Navy veteran, to serve as the next director of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs, pending Senate confirmation in February. Once confirmed, Blasi will become the first woman veteran to head the agency in its 72-year history. Continue reading
Congressman Kurt Schrader,
Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR), along with Congressmen Ted Poe (R-TX) ), Al Green (D-TX), and Kevin Brady (R-TX), filed H.R. 3940, the bipartisan Veterans Education Disaster Act, which would ensure that veterans will continue to receive the housing stipends and supply fee payment waivers that they are entitled to receive when they face extended school closures due to natural disasters. Continue reading