May 2, 2019

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

Want to know what Memorial Day events are being held in your area? You can start online with the directory of Memorial Day ceremonies, parades and other special events that the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs maintains at www.oregondva.com/2018memorialday.
May 2, 2019

Bend Korean War veteran gets surprise Purple Heart in DC

Walden greeted the veterans at the Korean War Memorial, and presented … of each veteran who participated in the Honor Flight of Central Oregon.
May 2, 2019

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Grants awarded for veterans and war memorials projects throughout the state

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department awarded five grants totaling $150,000 for projects across the state that create or preserve memorials to veterans or wars. Awards range […]
May 2, 2019

State seeking comments on proposed rules to help return lost military medals, U.S. savings bonds

SALEM, Ore. – Claiming lost military medals and U.S. savings bonds would become easier for military members, bond owners, and their descendants under new rules proposed […]
May 2, 2019

Harvard accepts Salem homeless veteran into business program

Salem native Sean Halverson goes from the U.S. Army to a six-figure executive job to homelessness as a traumatic brain injury and depression take their toll.
May 1, 2019

Pendleton veterans memorial project gets grant

As supporters of a Pendleton veterans memorial begin to assemble a … The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announced Wednesday that it …
May 1, 2019

Honor Flight Takes 25 Local Vets to DC

The vets will see all major memorials, Arlington National Cemetery and the Capitol, and get special attention from Representative Greg Walden, “He’ll …
April 30, 2019

Veterans to receive headstones Mountain View Cemetery

Members of the local Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War and the Friends of Mountain View Cemetery will dedicate a headstone to George […]
April 30, 2019

Meeting with the VA

The first Veteran Listening Session held in Prineville was by many accounts a success. “Overall, it was a very positive experience,” said Shannon Dearth, executive director […]