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Returning Military Servicemembers
Director Jim Willis  
Director Jim Willis; Vietnam War veteran, US Air Force
Dear Veteran,
I would like to join the Governor and my fellow Oregonians in thanking you for your service to our state and nation. This precious time spent away from friends and family was in defense of our most precious American possession, freedom. 
As a result of your voluntary service, you will be known for the rest of your life as an American military veteran. 
This entitles you to a number of valuable benefits and I urge you to take advantage of them. Check out our online interactive video to help find the benefits you have earned.
Please review the ODVA and USDVA websites carefully. You will find it invaluable to you in exploring your veteran benefits such as, home loans, educational assistance, re-employment rights and much more. 

I also strongly encourage you to seek the advice and counsel of an accredited Veteran Service Officer to represent your interests before filing a claim or enrolling in the health care program.
As the Director of the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs, I take great pride in the talented and dedicated employees in our Department. They are waiting to serve you. Please feel free to contact us at anytime. 
Remember, at the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs, every day is Veterans Day.
Jim Willis

Welcome Home Resources and Benefits

Online Interactive Video
Ore. License Plates
ORVET Home Loans
Veteran Benefits
Welcome Home Website

Local Assistance

Oregon VA Medical Facilities
Service Officer Locator
Veteran Employment Reps

Transition Resources

GI Bill
Turbo Tap
Vet Success

Wounded Warriors

Points of Contact
Unseen Injuries Brochure
Warrior Care