May 18, 2019

‘A safe place’ for veterans

ONTARIO — Hundreds of people gathered Saturday to celebrate the reopening of the Veteran Advocates of Ore-Ida’s main facility that was rebuilt after snow caved in […]
May 17, 2019

Rotary Clubs build Peace Garden at CO Veterans Ranch

As a part of their local community service efforts, two central Oregon Rotary clubs have joined together to assist the Central Oregon Veterans Ranch …
May 17, 2019

Affordable, long-term veteran housing being developed in Coos County

NORTH BEND, Ore.– Affordable housing options for veterans are on the rise in Coos County. The Oregon Coast Community Action Group is building …
May 17, 2019

Gresham VFW dispenses respect, snacks to Honor Flight veterans

Post 180 provides treats during flight’s layover in Portland on way home to Alaska
May 16, 2019

Legion begins free car wash service Saturday

ONTARIO — In conjunction with the American Legion’s 100 years of service in March, the American Legion Ontario Post 67 will begin a monthly car wash […]
May 16, 2019

Silver Star Vietnam vet ready for Honor Flight

North Albany resident Eric Czernowski credits his youth in a tough Brooklyn neighborhood with saving his life in Vietnam.
May 16, 2019

Robert Maxwell Memorial Planned

BEND, OR — Robert Maxwell is being remembered in a very public way, near one of his favorite places. The Medal of Honor recipient passed away Saturday in […]
May 15, 2019

State Partners to Educate Oregonians about Scams Targeting Veterans and Seniors

Operation Stop ScamsMay 20, 9AM – 3PMWorld of Speed, Wilsonville Every two minutes, someone in the United States becomes a victim of fraud. A disproportionate number […]
May 15, 2019

World War II veterans, families honored at the State Capitol for Armed Forces Day

World War II Army combat medic Vern Staley still remembers the brutal winter of 1944, when his toes froze as his battalion fought the Germans.