March 24, 2017

Awarding Quilts of Valor

Six local military veterans received “quilty hugs” Tuesday morning from some local quilters who want the elderly war heroes to know they are appreciated. “Quilts of […]
March 23, 2017

Deadline Is Soon To Order Veterans Memorial Bricks

Klamath Falls, – Ore. If you want to order a Veterans Memorial Project Brick this Spring, the deadline is April 1st. The bricks will be dedicated […]
March 22, 2017

LGBTQ vets invited to attend meeting

Members of the LGBTQ community who served in the armed forces are invited to attend a meeting with the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs LGBTQ veterans […]
March 22, 2017

Riding for veterans and community

Members of the newly-formed Estacada American Legion Riders Group hope to continue to rev up support for the Legion’s programs for veterans and the community. The […]
March 20, 2017

Veterans and Families Resource Center of Oregon offers helping hand to those who served

The Veterans and Families Resource Center of Oregon started as an idea of Casey Curry’s. Today, the nonprofit organization, operating out of St. Paul’s United Methodist […]
March 18, 2017

March military milestones – Mexico to Vietnam

The other morning around the coffee-and-conversation table, one of our vets remarked on the several auspicious anniversaries coming up this month. One of them has to […]
March 17, 2017

Veteran celebrates 70 years with Forest Grove post

Bob Dean, commander of American Legion Post 2 of Forest Grove, presented an award for 70 years of continuous membership to Harold Johnson at the post’s […]
March 16, 2017

VSO in need of more volunteers

Mark Fortin, an Army veteran, started volunteering at the Wasco County Veterans’ Service Office in the spring of 2016, and sees it as a way to […]
March 16, 2017

“The Beast” goes to work at Fort Stevens

HAMMOND — A Vietnam War-era cargo truck will transport visitors through Fort Stevens State Historical Site this summer. Steve Wicklander, a member of the Friends of […]