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Happy Birthday to the United States Navy! 246 years’ strong!

Happy Birthday, United States Navy! Today, our country celebrates the 246th birthday of the United States (U.S.) Navy, our maritime service branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. Since 1775, sailors have protected the freedom of the seas with… Read More

Welcome SOVO’s new Office Coordinator

Meet Patrick Murphy, SOVO’s new Office Coordinator. Patrick is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the SOVO office. He assists the Board of Directors (primarily Tom Benz) with applications for funding from local and area grant-making organizations; he… Read More

Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams

VAntage Point These tips for spotting and avoiding VA home loan scams come from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Many service members, Veterans and military spouses have been receiving fraudulent calls and mailers from companies who claim to… Read More

ODVA Director Memorial Day Message: Reflecting on Unity, Strength through Diversity

Director Fitzpatrick and the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will host a virtual Statewide Memorial Day Ceremony this year on Facebook and YouTube. All Oregonians are welcome to join for the live premiere at 10 a.m. May 31,… Read More

Sign up for your Covid-19 Vaccination at Safeway – Link inside

Link to register is listed at bottom of this article. You will be asked to confirm that you are eligible for Vaccine according to the government priorities. COVID-19 vaccine is currently being prioritized for the following people: *… Read More

City of Coos Bay awards $5000 to SOVO

Thanks to the City of Coos Bay, SOVO has been awarded a $5,000 grant which can be used as needed to support services to the nearly 10,000 veterans in SOVO’s catchment area.

Interested in Oregon Veteran Related Legislation? Here’s where to find it.

ODVA tracks legislation  <https://www.oregon.gov/odva/connect/pages/legislation.aspx> impacting the veteran community and emails a weekly Bill Digest whenever the legislature is in session. Currently new Bill Digests are released every Friday.  If interested, please subscribe by clicking this link. <https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/ORDVA/subscriber/new?topic_id=ORDVA_30>

Bandon by Sea Rotary Donates to SOVO

Many thanks to Bandon by the Sea Rotary for donating $1,000 to SOVO from their annual veterans golf fundraiser.  This money is earmarked for the Coos County STAND DOWN which serves hundreds of veterans each year. The Stand… Read More

How can Veterans find out when they can get the vaccine?

VA Vantage – Official Blog US Dept. of Veterans Affairs How can Veterans find out when they can get the vaccine? Veterans and caregivers can sign up for an easy way to stay informed about getting a COVID-19… Read More