Virtual forum for Vietnam vets

Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) Director Kelly Fitzpatrick will host a live virtual town hall for Vietnam veterans on March 25 at noon via Zoom. 

The event will cover earned benefits and other resources available to Vietnam veterans and their families, including disability compensation, Agent Orange exposure and presumptive diseases, health care and behavioral health services – as well as more recent changes to benefits such as the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019.

Participants may register online at Submit questions for Director Fitzpatrick or Director Murphy in advance by emailing [email protected] before March 22.

Registration is recommended but not required. Callers and questions will be welcomed on a “first-come, first-served” basis. Live closed captioning will be available for the video portion of this event. If you register, a link to the virtual event will be sent to your email. 

To call in for the meeting without registering, dial 877-853-5247, and use meeting ID 811 7856 3418. The passcode is 295308.