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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the official web site of the City of Portland, Oregon

General Information: 503-823-4000


1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, OR 97204

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Veterans Empowerment Team (VET)

  • 2016 Veterans Day Parade 2016 VET Group

  • City of Portland Veterans Celebrating Veterans Day 2015

  • City of Portland veterans Celebrating Veterans Day 2015

  • City of Portland veterans Celebrating Veterans Day 2015

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. (UNDER REVISION)

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. (UNDER REVISION)

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. (UNDER REVISION)


We meet on the First Monday of each month (following week for holiday conflicts). 1200L.
Next Meeting: June 4, 2018, Rose Room, City Hall


For more information contact: Will Morita ( or Christopher Sun (



Veteran Resources

Resources and Links

2016 VET Application to DEEP

2016 VET Application to DEEP

Meeting Calendar

Meeting Calendar

Understanding Veterans Preference Points

For information on using Veterans Preference Points for jobs within the City of Portland.