May 24, 2017

“They Were Us”

It’s easy to overlook the fact that U.S. troops continue to fight (and die) in both Afghanistan and Iraq. Especially right now, with national headlines sharply […]
May 23, 2017

Free Reading And Discussion Group For Veterans in Bend, Oregon

On Coming Home begins at Central Oregon Vet Center June 1. Veterans in Central Oregon of all eras are invited to participate in a free weekly […]
May 23, 2017

Greenhouse rising at Central Oregon Veterans Ranch

A greenhouse taking shape at Central Oregon Veterans Ranch aims to be a place where local veterans can connect with the natural world. The greenhouse project […]
May 22, 2017

C. Oregon Rotary clubs donate greenhouse to Veterans Ranch

BEND, Ore. – As a part of their local community service efforts, the nine Central Oregon Rotary clubs have joined together to assist the Central Oregon […]
May 15, 2017

State honors Bend WWII hero; Resolution salutes Medal of Honor recipient

SALEM — When Bob Maxwell saved several men in his Army unit by jumping on a German grenade in 1944, absorbing the full blast and shrapnel […]
April 29, 2017

Editorial: Little time left to honor WWII vets

You may have noticed in the past year an increase in the number of Chronicle stories about World War II veterans, the most recent on April […]
April 28, 2017

Reliving History: WWII-era B 17 Bomber hits the Bend Skies

Nervous, jittery laughter filled the aluminum overcast plane as a slew of lucky passengers — including three veterans — geared up for a 30 minute flight […]
April 21, 2017

A better transport plan

There had to be a better way to transport local veterans to their medical appointments. That was the premise that has ultimately led to the Band […]
March 31, 2017

Honoring veterans on the big screen

April 11, 1966, is recognized as one of the bloodiest days of the Vietnam War. That day, during Operation Abilene, Air Force pararescuemen were called upon […]