November 7, 2017

Veterans Day deals: Where vets get free and discounted meals, haircuts and more

Businesses are showing their appreciation with a smorgasbord of freebies and discounts.
November 6, 2017

Oregon Zoo honors Veterans Day with free entry for vets, active-duty, and family members

Many will take time this coming weekend to show their gratitude for the men and women who served our country in the armed forces. Veterans Day […]
November 6, 2017

Forest Service waives fees in honor of Veterans Day

PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Forest Service will waive fees at day-use recreation sites in Oregon and Washington Nov. 11 – 12 in honor of Veterans […]
November 6, 2017

“Brides for a Cause” giving back to military brides

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Veteran’s Day is Saturday and one local business is giving back by offering military brides a free wedding dress. Brides for a […]
November 6, 2017

A Groups Mission to Remember Oregon’s WWII Veterans

Portland, OR — According to a 2016 estimate by the Department of Veterans Affairs, we are losing 362 American WWII veterans every day. The few remaining, […]
November 3, 2017

Daughter tells Filipino vet’s story

Pepi Nieva of West Linn revises and expands her father’s memoir of surviving the Battle of Bataan and the Death March, then fighting the Japanese in […]
November 2, 2017

Sandy VFW member is one tough cookie

For Lois Leavitt, growing up one of 12 children, helping out around the house and putting others before yourself was second nature. That’s why, at 85 […]
November 2, 2017

Women Veterans – We want to hear from you!

Attention Women Veterans: We want to hear from you! Tell us about your experiences at two VAPORHCS focus groups on November 16 or 18 or you […]
November 2, 2017

‘Heroes’ commandeer the stage with ‘human gentle comedy’

In his well-known short story “The Things They Carried,” American author Tim O’Brien gives a detailed inventory of the things both tangible and intangible his compatriots […]