February 20, 2017

Quack Chats to feature unvarnished stories of Oregon veterans

Since 2012 the UO Veterans Oral History Project has provided a vehicle for compelling exchanges, like the one highlighted below, between a student interviewer and a U.S. Marine […]
February 19, 2017

Local organization working to build micro homes for veterans

VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) – If you drive through downtown Portland on any given night, you’ll see dozens of people sleeping under makeshift shelters. Among them are men […]
February 19, 2017

Military discounts a tap away with SCOUT Military

While serving in the U.S. Army in Oklahoma, Cody McGraw of Portland would help connect his fellow platoon members with military deals and savings. When they […]
February 19, 2017

Photo show focuses on female veterans

In an effort to spur dialogue and discussion around the women who serve our country, the Portland Art Museum will host a one-night, pop-up photography exhibition […]
February 17, 2017

Coos County women veterans guests of honor at special Nurturing Day event

COOS BAY, Ore. — Women veterans of Coos County were given a special day Friday. Organizers from the Roseburg VA Medical Center hosted Nurturing Day for […]
February 16, 2017

More than 1200 homeless veterans home at last

PORTLAND, Ore. — More than 1,200 veterans in Portland will sleep in their own beds tonight. It’s quite an achievement considering less than two years ago, […]
February 16, 2017

Local flight project honors area veterans

A few years back, Touchet farmer Mark Small contacted AMVETS Jonathan M. Wainwright Post 1111 to suss out a way to thank veterans for their service […]
February 15, 2017

POW/MIA Flag Will Fly Daily Over Clackamas County, Commission Announces – Oregon City, OR Patch

The POW/MIA flag, which honors prisoners of war and those who went missing in action, will now fly on a daily basis over Clackamas County’s Red […]
February 15, 2017

St. Vincent de Paul holding job fair for veterans

Local veterans looking for a job can meet with representatives from two dozen businesses who are hiring during the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane […]