January 27, 2017

Veterans gather to celebrate future home of Vietnam Memorial Wall

MEDFORD, Ore. – A sign was unveiled at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Medford today. Veterans gathered to celebrate the progress of the memorial at U.S. […]
January 27, 2017

Photographer focuses on soldiers’ stories at Milton-Freewater exhibit

Jim Lommasson has noticed a disconnect between the American public and soldiers who have fought in the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Portland-based freelance […]
January 26, 2017

Pendleton veteran seeks memorial for old bridge

It is easy to overlook the old bridge on Southeast Court Place in Pendleton, across from the Veterans of Foreign Wars “Let ‘er Buck” Post 922. […]
January 26, 2017

Chairwoman picks military theme for this year’s annual fundraiser

ONTARIO — An Ontario tradition, this year’s Center Ball is right around the corner. The soiree includes food, drinks and dancing, and is an annual fundraiser […]
January 25, 2017

Harold Hayes, Survivor of Secret World War II Odyssey, Dies at 94

Harold Hayes, the last surviving member of a band of airborne American medics and nurses who crashed-landed in Nazi-occupied Albania in 1943 and survived German attacks, […]
January 25, 2017

Local Vietnam vets share at Fishtrap event

It was standing room only at Fishtrap’s second Big Read event Thursday night, Jan. 19, at the Tomas Building conference room. Fishtrap titled the event: What […]
January 24, 2017

Free event connects people to services, resources

Clothing and hygiene supplies, employment and housing information, haircuts, veterans services, dental, vision and healthcare screenings and other support services are available free of charge during […]
January 24, 2017

Military museum planned soon in The Dalles

The Dalles is going to have a little bit more of a military presence starting in 2017. The Mid-Columbia Veterans Memorial Committee (MCVMC) and American Legion […]
January 24, 2017

Ceiling woes temporarily close 1 spot for veterans

ONTARIO — The main building of Veteran Advocates of Ore-Ida is closed until structural engineers can check a bow in the building’s ceiling and roof, administrators of […]