530-520-9194 support@ivets.org



Point of contact for the post is…
Commander Dan Hayward – dannie.hayward@gmail.com
Please text or e-mail, Dan will generally not be available for phone calls during the standard work day.

Point of contact for the auxiliary…
President Yvonne Drury – ydrury47@gmail.com
Vice President Katie Terry – katies2ndtime@gmail.com

Both organizations meet on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 1800, currently over zoom.


Point of contact is either Ray Hartzell or JW Terry.

This band normally meets at Jake’s diner on the first Monday of the month at 1100, due to COVID-19 both time and place may change.


Veteran: Ryan Rappond co-owner – marine


Bend Brothers Inspection Services LLC focuses on doing the best inspection possible to help you feel great about your home. We are customer focused and are always willing to go above and beyond to make sure your needs are met. Bend Brothers is a family and veteran owned business.


Provides care packages for deployed military personnel with a connection to Central Oregon. Please submit those deployed or deploying’s names.  Caring for Troops relies on the public for information to send care packages to our troops.

Point of contact is Dianne Brock (Quartermaster) or Tom Majchrowski (President)
Email: caringfortroops2@gmail.com

Care package packing every second Saturday 1000 at the VFW in Bend.
To sign up for military personnel to receive free care packages please visit the website.
Board meetings first Tuesday at 1700 at the VFW in Bend.

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VA Combat Veteran specific counselling facility.

The VetCenter is located next to Lava Lanes and across the street from the Bend Police Department.

They would also like people to know that they are taking on new patients during the coronavirus for individual counseling sessions, most of which are being held over video on the internet. If a person does not have the means to participate in online counseling sessions it is possible that the VA will provide an iPad free of charge to help facilitate them. In person meetings are available on a case-by-case basis.

The VetCenter is requiring face masks be worn and is screening for COVID-19 inside the building.

Currently they have these recurring groups available, you will need to contact them for location and time as they are not open to the public and require screening for eligibility…

1. Monday PTSD support, in person.
2. Monday La Pine PTSD, internet videoconference.
3. Wednesday GWOT support, in person.
4. Wednesday PTSD support, in person.
5. Thursday womens group, internet videoconference.
6. Thursday Madras PTSD, internet videoconference.


Homeless outreach, veteran housing, economic, and employment assistance to at risk veterans.

Point of contact is the front desk (covo@covo-us.org).

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Office Email – vets@deschutes.org
Keith Macnamara – CVSO | keith_macNamara@co.deschutes.or.us
Carrie Lucas – Asst. CVSO | carriel@deschutes.org
Andrew Middleton – Asst. CVSO | andrew.middleton@deschutes.org


Veteran: AJ Garis – Unknown service.

Bend Chiropractor, Dr. AJ is dedicated to providing exceptional care to you and your family. Our goal is to provide your family with a holistic approach to achieving optimal wellness! Our primary focus is on the detection and correction of spinal interferences. Our chiropractor will evaluate your spine and nervous system, providing gentle chiropractic adjustments to restore your body’s innate potential to self-heal. A healthy nervous system insures you are able to maintain a state of overall balance and well-being.



Point of contact is David Nolte.

Alternative highschool serving at risk teenagers for the whole state of Oregon.


Chapter President High Desert Eagles – Larry Moyer
State President – Ray Rose

Veterans motorcycling organization.

Meetings on the third Saturday of the month at Northside Bar and Grill in Bend from 0830-1000 are currently suspended due to COVID-19, organizations requests people contact them through the website.


Fly fishing outings and training for disabled Veterans.

Point of contact is Greg Ford at the VetCenter by phone or email.


Also “Still Serving Central Oregon” non-profit.

Provides individual, group, couples, and substance use therapy for veterans, first responders, military members, and their families. Stop by and check us out or feel free to call for more information. We are veterans serving veterans!

Point of contact is Kristin Gyford (kristin@iamstillserving.com).


Veteran: Tran Quach-Miller – Army

Dental office offering compassionate care for general dentistry, restorative care, cosmetic dentistry, and sleep solutions.


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HUD-VASH is run from the Bend VA Outpatient Clinic for the Central Oregon region, also the contact for Emergency Transitional Housing Program (90 day temporary housing).

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Primary VA medical facility for the Bend area.


(Previously Ponderosa Pine)

Primary point of contact is the bar phone.

Alternate contact is Robert Cusick (Commander).

This VFW meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 1800.


Point of contact for Veterans is Paul Messett.

In person appointments set up by phone, no walk-ins.