December 15, 2017

Season challenges veterans

Wilbern served in the Oregon National Guard and deployed to Iraq in 2010-11 as part of Operation New Dawn. He now works in the Wasco County […]
December 9, 2017

Nonprofit veterans ranch taking a business turn

The 19 acres of the Central Oregon Veterans Ranch, on rural 61st Street northeast of Bend, are taking on a new look. … Prior to that, […]
December 9, 2017

Vietnam vet finds healing via “flying museum”

For Parkdale’s Dave Foster, healing began with an unexpected email. The email arrived in Foster’s inbox on Aug. 29. Foster had spent 25 months in Vietnam […]
December 7, 2017

Helping homeless veterans in Central Oregon

BEND, Ore – Thursday is the anniversary of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, and veterans around the country are being honored for their service. But […]
December 6, 2017

Beard battle benefits local veteran

If local first responders seemed a little unkept and extra hairy last month, it was on purpose and benefits a local veteran. Beginning Nov. 1, the […]
December 5, 2017

Central Oregon Celebrates National Wreaths Across America Day

Each year in December, on National Wreaths Across America Day, approximately one million U.S. Veterans are honored by placing memorial wreaths upon their graves at more […]
November 29, 2017

VFW Auxilliary President visits Central Oregon

The VFW President is visiting Central Oregon’s VFW chapters to check on the treatment of our local Vets.
November 22, 2017

Oregon Parks takes input on adding tribal governments to veterans grant programs

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is accepting comments on a proposed rule change that would allow tribal governments to apply for Veterans’ and War […]
November 17, 2017

County VSO plans veterans thank you dinner in Prineville

Shannon Dearth, Crook County’s Veteran Service Office director, was sitting with his wife brainstorming ways to not only thank local veterans, but their loved ones.