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2012
Jan. 26 - ORVET Home Loan Rate Drops to 3.55% 
Feb. 24 - Women's Vet Conference is March 30-31 
Mar. 28 - Veterans Recognized on “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" 

2011
Dec. 6 -    Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Proclaimed 
Dec. 5 -    New Vets Home Community Center Opens
Nov. 28 -  Gov. Appoints Advisory Committee Member, Silver Star Awarded 
Nov. 10 -  ORVET Home Loan Rate Down to 3.65% 
Nov. 4  -   Vets Day Events Slated, Memorial Names Added 
Oct. 17 -   ORVETS Home Loan Rate Drops to 3.75% 
Oct. 7 -     Architectural, Engineer Firms Tabbed for 2nd Ore. Vets Home 
Sept. 27 -  NASDVA Elects ODVA's Willis as Senior VP 
Aug. 16 -   ORVETS Home Loan Rate Drops to 3.99%
July 29 -     Lebanon Veterans' Home RFP Released 
June 2 -      Conley Elected Women Vets Group Pres. 
May 25 -    ORVET Home Loan Rate Falls to 4.125% 
May 19 -    Memorial Day Events Planned, Name to be Added to Memorial 
March 30 - Welcome Home Vietnam Vets Day Law Signed 

2010

Dec. 2 -     Ore. Veterans' Home Loan Rates Drop to 3.25% 
Nov. 12 -  Groundbreaking set for Oregon Veteran's Home Community Center 
Nov. 2 -    Veterans Day Events Listed, Names to be Added to AIF Memorial 
Oct. 1 -     Legislative Task Forces Complete Their Work 
Sept. 9 -   Vets Committee to Hold Meeting in N. Bend 
Sept. 2 -   Ore Veterans' Home Loan Rates Drop to 4% 
Aug. 13 -  Honor and Remember Flags to be Presented 
July 12 -    Oregon Atomic Veterans to celebrate on July 16 
June 16 -   Korea's Pres. to Thank Korean War Veterans 
June 4 -     Director Earns Veteran SBA Champion of the Year Award 
June 2 -     Advisory Committee Holds Quarterly Meeting in Pendleton 
May 20 -   Memorial Day Events Slated Around Oregon 
April 15 -   Second Veterans' Home Location Announced 
March 15 - Oregon Women Veterans Conference 
March 9 -   Oregon WASP Honored by Governor
Jan. 8 -       Veterans' Home RFP Released 

2009
Nov. 5 - Gov. proclaims Hire a Vet Month, Veterans Awareness Week 
Nov. 4 - Memorial Ceremony on Veterans Day for Oregon's Fallen 
Nov. 2 -  Oregon Communities to Present to Veterans Day Events 
Sept. 3 - State Veterans policy Advisor to hold Town Hall Meetings 
July 24 - Oregon National Leader in Providing Veterans Benefits
July 15 - ORVETS Home Loan Rate Drops to 4.75% 
May 21 - Memorial Ceremony to honor Oregon’s Fallen on May 30 
May 14 - Memorial Day Events Scheduled Around Oregon 
April 29 - Congressman Wu Supports Women Veterans’ VA Health Care Access
March 24 - Military Veterans Invited to the Ballpark 
March 18 - Advisory Committee Approves Resolution
March 17 - ODVA to Hold Commemoration and Remembrance Ceremony 
March 13 - VA Secretary Challenges Americans 
March 10 - Military Veterans to Receive Cash Payment

2008
 
19 DEC 2008 - ODVA Offers Small Business Repair Loan to Guard and Reserve
17 DEC 2008 - ODVA Launches Suicide Prevention Outreach Campaign 
19 NOV 2008 - Travel Reimbursement Increases for Eligible Veterans 
3 NOV 2008 - Afghan-Iraqi Freedom Memorial Ceremony to add Names of Fallen 
31 OCT 2008 - Oregon Communities to Present Veterans Day Events
29 OCT 2008 - Gearing Up Warrior Care and Suicide Outreach
7 JUL 2008 - 60th Anniversary of Desegregation of the U.S. Military to be Celebrated
23 MAY 2008 - Oregon’s Fallen to be Honored at Memorial Ceremony May 30
19 MAY 2008 - Memorial Day Events Scheduled Around Oregon
29 APR 2008 - Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs Will Salute Volunteers at Veterans' Home
19 MAR 2008 - New Members Join Veterans’ Department Advisory Committee 
7 MAR 2008 - Identification of Cremated Remains in Oregon Continues 
4 MAR 2008 - New Leaders Join Committee 
22 FEB 2008 - Tri-State Women Veterans Conference Slated for April 18-19 
15 FEB 2008 - Veterans and Spouses to Receive Economic Stimulus 
7 FEB 2008 - ORVET Home Loan Rates Drop Below 5 Percent 
1 FEB 2008 - Veterans Earn Travel Increase 

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