Veteran Bill Signed By Governor

By Oregon State Senator David Brock Smith

In 2019, the unclaimed cremains of 28 Veterans were found to be sitting in mortuaries in Douglas County. With the help of our CVSO’s and local Veterans groups, these cremains were located, outreach was made to locate their families and these heroes were finally given the proper burials they deserve. But that was just the beginning, as there are potentially hundreds of unclaimed Veteran cremains across the state. Continue reading

Housing Our Military Veterans Effectively

US Congresswoman Lori Chavez-DeRemer

Rep. Lori Chavez-DeRemer (OR-05) has introduced the Housing Our Military Veterans Effectively (HOME) Act, which seeks to ensure homeless veterans are able to access and receive the care and resources they need. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12), chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, joined Chavez-DeRemer in introducing the HOME Act as an original cosponsor. Continue reading