February 25, 2017

A medal goes home

In a surreal sequence of events, The Dalles resident Richard Hicks’ insomnia led to the return, after nearly 50 years, of a Purple Heart medal to […]
February 24, 2017

“Doc” focuses on veterans

A Navy corpsman, known as “Doc” to the Marines he cared for, is returning to his hometown of The Dalles to take on the role of […]
February 23, 2017

Local coach spearheads Tribute Hall project to honor Coos Bay School District veterans

COOS BAY, Ore. — A local track coach’s push to honor veterans will soon become a reality. Marshfield’s Mac McIntosh is behind the Tribute Hall project, […]
February 23, 2017

Veterans Service Office Cuts Wait Times for Appointments

Deschutes County – The Deschutes County Veterans’ Services Office announced wait times dropped to fewer than 10 days from October through December. The solution was simple: […]
February 22, 2017

Honor Flight of Eastern Oregon is looking for more WWII Veterans

Honor Flight of Eastern Oregon is looking for more WWII Veterans to take to Washington, DC on our 15th Honor Flight during June 7-11, 2017. We […]
February 22, 2017

From Estacada to military leadership

Maj. Gen. Randall Ogden’s work with the U.S. Air Force has taken him to numerous foreign countries and inside of The Pentagon, but he’s never forgotten […]
February 21, 2017

Boring to build memorial for Clackamas County Vietnam veterans

With hopes of celebrating Veteran’s Day around a brand new tribute to Clackamas County heroes, Boring’s Committee on Memorials and Remembrance, Friends of Boring Station Trailhead […]
February 20, 2017

Quack Chats to feature unvarnished stories of Oregon veterans

Since 2012 the UO Veterans Oral History Project has provided a vehicle for compelling exchanges, like the one highlighted below, between a student interviewer and a U.S. Marine […]
February 19, 2017

Local organization working to build micro homes for veterans

VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) – If you drive through downtown Portland on any given night, you’ll see dozens of people sleeping under makeshift shelters. Among them are men […]