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Agent Orange Town Hall - Portland (Photo) - 10/17/19

This event is hosted by Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 392 and VA Portland Health Care System.

October 19, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Portland VA Medical Center Auditorium, Bldg. 100, 2nd Floor, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd., Portland, OR 97239

Attention Veterans and family members.

Join a group of experts and fellow Veterans to learn about the health problems associated with exposure to AGENT ORANGE and other TOXINS and DIOXINS and how this can affect your health and the health of your children and grandchildren.

Meeting Agenda;


  •  Opening Remarks: Don Curtis, VVA
  •   History Channel Video: “Agent Orange Background Story”
  •   Speaker and video: Tom Owen, VVA
  •   National Toxic Exposure Issues Representative
  •   VVA Video – “Welcome Home, Maryland: A Look at Agent Orange
  •   Today” by Mr. Alan Oates, Maryland VVA Chapter
  •   Speaker: Jim Pace, Vice Chair of the Vietnam Veterans of America
  •   Benefits Committee. Jim is a Vietnam vet and has been a VSO for more than 24 years.

Short break.


  • Questions and Answer period for audience to address to the panel members
  • Closing Remarks: Don Curtis

Questions? Call VVA Chapter 392 @ 503-558-2970.

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VA Portland Health Care System Job Fair (Photo) - 10/17/19

Interested in serving local Veterans?

Join our team by attending the VA Portland Health Care System’s Job Fair!
Interviews will be conducted on site for 64 available jobs in the following positions in Portland & Vancouver;

Nursing Assistants
- Inpatient & Emergency Medicine, Rehab & Long Term Care, Operative Care,  Hospital & Specialty Medicine

Food Service Worker*
- Nutrition & Food Services
Must be a Veteran, Schedule A, or have Competitive Status

Housekeeping Aides*
- Environmental Management
Must be a preference eligible Veteran.

o Housekeeping Aides – 25 vacancies in Portland
o Food Service Workers – 14 vacancies in Portland, 4 vacancies in Vancouver
o Nursing Assistants – 12 vacancies in Portland, 9 vacancies in Vancouver
o There are a mix of full-time, part-time, and intermittent vacancies. The shifts vary from day, evening, swing, and night shifts.

*All others can apply via USA Jobs on October 26th.

USA Jobs details are here...


Saturday, October 26, 2019, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Last Applicants will be received at 10 a.m., no later


Portland VA Medical Center
Check in at the main lobby in building 100.
3710 SW U.S. Veterans Hospital Rd.
Portland, OR 97239


Bring your resume!
Also bring the following ID and forms if applicable.
- two forms of gov’t issued ID
- Veterans: DD-214
- Current or Former
- Federal employees: SF-50

A Facebook post and website link is available to help share this information.

 Questions? Please call Meghan Merz 503-220-8262, ext. 54440