May 22, 2018

Hero Half Saturday to honor veterans with much more than just a run

The sixth annual Hero Half race series in Sweet Home this Saturday will once again focus heavily on honoring veterans and, especially, service men and women […]
May 20, 2018

South Willamette Valley Honor Flight returns to Oregon

Veterans on South Willamette Valley Honor Flight return home to Oregon after visiting memorials in Washington, D.C., built in honor of their service.
May 19, 2018

Veterans march to raise awareness of suicide

But for Steven Olson, an Oregon State University student and U.S. Army veteran who organized the march, creating an opportunity for veterans to …
May 18, 2018

Honor Flight from Oregon arrives in DC to hero’s welcome: ‘Humbling’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Veterans from the southern Willamette Valley arrived in Washington, D.C., on Friday to visit the memorials erected in honor of …
May 14, 2018

Mid-valley veterans ready for Honor Flight trip to D.C.

SWEET HOME — John Jurica’s family has a long history of military service to the United States.
May 11, 2018

Local veterans help escort Fallen Hero Cart from Seattle through Oregon

“We escort this cart down every year in May – different destinations,” Patrick Allen, founder of the Old Guard Riders in southern Oregon. “I’ve been …
May 8, 2018

Advocate champions Wall of Remembrance

Through her work to honor Korean War veterans, Hannah Kim has left an imprint on Washington D.C. and the United States. And as one sliver of […]
May 8, 2018

Veterans honor Finley Cemetery vets with new flagpole

Dale Jenkins and Stanley Grey corrected a situation at Finley Cemetery Friday afternoon, May 4, by installing a flagpole to honor the veterans buried in the […]
May 6, 2018

Salem veteran completes first marathon at inaugural Willamette Valley Marathon

Dean Chambers’ sweaty, tattooed arm clung to the pole of a massive American flag when he crossed the finish line at Salem Riverfront Park’s amphitheater as part of […]