September 23, 2017

Repairing a nation, stitch by stitch

Alison Perry, the founder of the Central Oregon Veterans Ranch, said at the unveiling ceremony that the collaborative flag is a great example of how communities […]
September 15, 2017

Flag relay for veterans pays visit on way to Florida

SISTERS, Ore. – (Update: Comments from participants) On Sept. 11, 70 relay teams started running, biking and walking from Seattle, on their way to Tampa, Florida. On Friday, […]
September 11, 2017

Hand-stitched US flag quilt to go on display at RDM

REDMOND, Ore. – The Redmond Municipal Airport will proudly unveil a 100-by-60-inch hand-stitched American flag quilt Thursday morning. The American flag quilt was lovingly stitched together by eighteen […]
September 1, 2017

Point Man moves on two fronts

The Dalles Outpost of Point Man International Ministries is on a mission to help veterans who are struggling with the aftermath of war, and to send […]
August 25, 2017

Gorge cities recognized for war heroes

The Dalles and Hood River are two of 12 towns in Oregon that will be designated as a “Medal of Honor City.” The nonprofit Bend Heroes […]
August 23, 2017

Military museum opens doors

The Dalles finally has a museum dedicated exclusively to the military. With thousands of veterans living in Wasco County, a museum to honor locals who have […]
August 23, 2017

Veterans take flight

The concept behind Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation is in the organization’s motto: “Giving back to those who have given.” The devotion inherent in the motto was […]
August 11, 2017

Wanted: World War II vets for trip

America is losing 330 World War II veterans every day and 96 percent of the 16.1 million who served in that conflict are now dead. “Time […]
August 4, 2017

Coins awarded for good work

Cameron Smith, executive director of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs, recently awarded each member of the local “Got Your Six” band with a military challenge […]