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 […]
October 20, 2018

Pendleton event connects homeless to services

There were also several services for veterans, including the Umatilla … director for CAPECO (Community Action Program of East Central Oregon), one …
October 13, 2018

Welcome home, 1186th!

The 1186th at the mobilization ceremony May 25, 2017. Photo via Oregon National Guard Sgt. April Davis SALEM, Oregon – Approximately 30 soldiers from the Oregon […]
October 10, 2018

BMCC provides vets with a space of their own

Without looking at the name, the Blue Mountain Community College Veterans Resource Center would look like a lot of study spaces at the college’s Pendleton campus. […]
October 9, 2018

Good Shepherd Collecting Backpacks for Homeless Through Oct. 18

The Good Shepherd Health Care System Education Department is collecting gently used or new backpacks for the homeless through Oct. 18. The backpacks will be distributed […]
August 20, 2018

Sun Terrace Hermiston to Host Veterans’ Coffee Hour on Thursday

The public is invited to attend Veterans’ Coffee Hour at Sun Terrace Hermiston this Thursday, Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. The event is free to attend. […]