November 23, 2016

American Legion meets monthly in Hermiston

Veterans from all eras and members of  American Legion Post 37 are encouraged to attend its monthly meetings.

They meet the first Monday of each month at 7 a.m. at the Hermiston VFW Hall ,45 W. Cherry Ave.

Chartered by Congress in 1919, the American Legion provides service to veterans, current military personnel and the communities in which they reside. The nonprofit organization is committed to advocating patriotism, mentoring youth and supporting worthwhile community programs, including American

November 22, 2016

Guardian Group using military experience to fight human trafficking

A group of retired officers and veterans are utilizing their elite military background to combat human trafficking in Oregon.

November 22, 2016

VFW Holiday Bazaar offers crafts, foods

Story & photos by Gini davis  – The Creswell Chronicle

Vintage and handmade Christmas ornaments and holiday décor; hand-knitted animal-themed children’s hats and baby blankets, handmade soaps, gourmet rubs and spices, homemade almond military-themed gift items, jewelry, crafts and more tempted shoppers as Creswell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary #4039 hosted their annual Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 19 and 20 at the Creswell VFW Hall.
Soup and sandwiches, snack foods and pie were for

November 22, 2016

Rotary supports care packages effort for troops

By Nadine Kelley
The Cottage Grove Rotary Club recently hosted Robert Lowry, who spoke about the Oregon Posse. The Oregon Posse delivers Premium Care Packages to troops deployed abroad and in remote locations. Premium items include quality headlamps and flashlights, special knives and Leatherman multi-tools, wind stopper caps, good coffee, jellybeans, jerky and more, as well as regular items.
Troops have special requests for many common day items, but have no access to those necessary

November 22, 2016

OUTREACH: Auxiliary seeks public help for care packages

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 68 of Clatskanie wants to make sure local military members stationed overseas have a joyous Christmas.

November 22, 2016

Women veterans invited to join local organization

Formerly the WAVES, Military Women Across the Nation is open to all
November 21, 2016

Town hall meetings for veterans scheduled for Roseburg, North Bend

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- For all veterans, family members and stakeholders, Roseburg VA Medical Center has scheduled a couple town hall meetings.
November 21, 2016

Roseburg Meat Program Helps Local Veterans, Families

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- A program at the Roseburg VFW is helping local veterans put meat on their table this holiday season. The program originally started in Winston in 1988 by helping a man that had some deer getting into his garden, and later moved up to Roseburg in 2008.

Since then, the men and women at the Roseburg VFW have helped nearly 3,200 veterans, their families, and some of the families in need in the area.


November 21, 2016

Homeless Vets Helping Each Other… And You Can Too

Fostering self-sufficiency is the primary purpose of the Community Outreach, Inc. Good to Go program for veterans in need. It is vets helping each other achieve their goals—finding housing, employment, day-to-day logistical support, camaraderie, and a sense of place.

Every person who has served this country’s armed forces might be different, but all of them share the common bond of having signed their name on the dotted line, and organizers believe these vets deserve a