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Veterans Day Discussion: Coming Home In America

OPB | Nov. 12, 2015

How has the experience of coming back from war changed for veterans of wars, from the Civil War to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan?

More Help On The Way For Service Members With TBI, Other Injuries

OPB | Nov. 05, 2015

Joint Base Lewis-McChord has broken ground on a new privately funded clinic to diagnose and treat service members for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), PTSD, and other psychological health conditions. 

Veterans In School

OPB | Aug. 12, 2015

How are Oregon returning veterans using the GI bill to go to school?

Housing All Homeless Veterans By December 2015

OPB | May 28, 2015

The city has a goal of housing all homeless veterans by the end of this year.

Blumenauer Wants Vets To Have Access To Medical Marijuana

OPB | Dec. 02, 2014

TUESDAY: Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) recently introduced a bill that would allow Veterans Affairs doctors to recommend medical marijuana to their patients. 

Idaho Town Cancels Celebration Amid Bergdahl Controversy

OPB | June 05, 2014

THURSDAY: Residents of Bowe Bergdahl's hometown are defending their support of the recently released soldier as more details emerge about the circumstances of his capture.

Sebastian Junger Talks About Korengal

OPB | June 04, 2014

WEDNESDAY JUNE 4: Award-winning journalist, Sebastian Junger, talks about Korengal, his new documentary about the Afghanistan War.

Local Veterans Experience Health Care Delays

OPB | June 02, 2014

MONDAY: In the wake of the national VA scandal, we'll find out what Oregon veterans think of their health care.

Rebroadcast: Local Veterans Talk With Author Phil Klay

OPB | May 26, 2014

MONDAY: In this special rebroadcast, we explore the realities of war, the effects of loss and the challenges of reintegration with veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Author Phil Klay In Conversation With Local Veterans

OPB | March 18, 2014

TUESDAY: We explore the realities of war and reintegration with veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Oregon World War II Memorial

OPB | Nov. 11, 2013

The Oregon WWII Memorial Foundation is currently raising funds to erect a monument near the Capitol in Salem's Wilson Park.

Control Shifts At BPA After Hiring Scandal

OPB | Oct. 25, 2013

FRIDAY: The Department of Energy is taking control of personnel decisions at the Bonneville Power Administration after a hiring scandal.

Ithaka Examines The Life of Returning Veterans

OPB | June 17, 2013

A new play premiering at the Artists Repertory Theatre explores what it's like for soldiers to come home.

Legislation Could Help Vets Convicted Of Crimes

OPB | March 28, 2013

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill aimed at helping military veterans who have been convicted of a crime.

Veterans' Stories

OPB | Nov. 11, 2009

How does telling stories of their experiences help veterans transition back to daily life?

Soccer City, USA?

OPB | March 04, 2009

Should Portlanders back an $85 million bond to bring Major League Soccer to town?

Veterans' Affairs

OPB | Nov. 11, 2008

What do veterans need?

Fort Lawton

OPB | July 23, 2008

How should society repay the families of wrongfully convicted soldiers?

Living with PTSD

OPB | July 03, 2008

Should we stop fireworks on The Fourth to help people with PTSD?

McCain and the Veteran Vote

OPB | May 12, 2008

How does your experience with war affect your presidential vote?