November 14, 2018

BLM announces the first Veteran Interagency Hotshot Crew

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Oregon/Washington office announced today the Lakeview Veterans Fire Crew has achieved certification as the Lakeview Veterans Interagency Hotshot Crew (IHC). […]
November 13, 2018

Veterans and War Memorials Grant Applications Open

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD)'s Veterans’ and War Memorials Grant Program was created and established to provide funding assistance to local governments for the construction and restoration of veterans’ and war memorials. The program will help honor Oregon’s soldiers and veterans by commemorating their service to the country.
November 12, 2018

Pilot Rock vet recalls service on the rivers of Vietnam

Mike Morehead of Pilot Rock survived 21 gun battles on a United States Navy monitor in the Vietnam War. “Our deal was to be able to […]
November 10, 2018

Honoring our nation’s veterans

For most veterans, the idea of serving our country, satisfies our own mind and souls’ desire of fulfilling that sense of “Duty, Honor and Service” to […]
November 9, 2018

Life after Service

When veterans come back from the military, they have some options: try to slip back into life as they knew it before, or find groups for […]
November 6, 2018

Clay Hunt summit connects vets to mental health resources

The Central Oregon Vet Center’s mobile unit is parked in the Ericksons Thriftway parking lot in Burns the fourth full week of the month on Thursdays. […]
November 6, 2018

Female veterans discuss their experiences in the military

Many people balance military service with parenthood. But having to breastfeed while wearing a bulletproof vest is an experience that belongs to a limited group of […]
October 27, 2018

Gulf War syndrome and the burn pits

Since the last Veterans Corner article dealing with Agent Orange, I have had quite a few inquiries from veterans and their relatives, about “what is happening […]
October 23, 2018

Online directory of statewide Veterans Day events now available to the public

Want to know what Veterans Day events are being held in your area? You can start online with the directory of Veterans Day ceremonies, parades and […]