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Portland, Oregon

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Veterans Empowerment Team (VET)

  • City of Portland Veterans Celebrating Veterans Day 2015

  • City of Portland veterans Celebrating Veterans Day 2015

  • City of Portland veterans Celebrating Veterans Day 2015


The Veterans Empowerment Team (VET)

Vision Statement:  The Veterans Empowerment Team will support and mentor employees of the City of Portland who have affiliation with military service. Internally advocate for veteran causes with in the City of Portland.

Mission:  The Veterans Empowerment Team leverages our shared experiences, promotes cross-bureau comradery, and builds and maintains a network dedicated to the advocacy and success of our Veteran community; to achieve the Vision.

To meet our vision and mission, the VET is organizing into an initial set of committee’s.  These committee’s will coordinate their efforts to bring about the most positive employment experience for Veterans as we possibly can.  Please contact the Veterans below to join in their efforts.

1.  City Veterans Policies and BHR resource (Matt Calhoun)
2.  MWESB doesn’t list Vets (Pete Hesford)
3.  DEEP on hire packets like other assistance groups (Michael Trabacca)
4.  Resume help and job descriptions (Will Morita)


For more information contact: Matthew Calhoun or Will Morita

Veteran's Profile Display poster

VET invites you to participate for displays at City Hall and Portland Building in November 2016

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

2016 VET Application to DEEP

2016 VET Application to DEEP

2016 Army Football Schedule

Link to 2016 Army Black Knights Football Schedule


Free meals for active and retired service members