November 10, 2017

Veterans are prime targets for phone scams, pitches for upfront benefits buyouts

Military veterans are a prime target for telephone scams and even more likely to end up as fraud victims than the general public, according to a […]
November 9, 2017

Five myths about female veterans

Veterans Day is an occasion to recall the service of our troops. But women’s stories have often been absent from those recollections. Works of fiction and nonfiction, memoirs (such […]
November 9, 2017

Millie’s quest: “Quilts of Valor” to honor vets

BEAVERTON, Ore. (KOIN) — About 6 months ago, Millie Beach moved into a Beaverton retirement home and decided right then she wanted to do something special […]
November 9, 2017

VA to host events across the country to reach homeless and at-risk Veterans

This year, Veterans Day also marks the first day of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, an annual initiative to educate the public on how they can […]
November 9, 2017

Generations of war: Four local veterans from four foreign wars share their experiences

Going to war has always required courage and loyalty from our country’s warriors. In a quest to truly understand what they have sacrificed, we asked four […]
November 9, 2017

Sailing Program Changing Lives

This summer, a group of five Veterans with no previous sailing experience became a winning team. The Eugene Rec River House Veterans Sailing Team placed first […]
November 9, 2017

WOU Services for Veterans Indicate University Support

We are currently highlighting services that are tailored to three specific audiences: nontraditional students (Nov. 1), veterans (today) and transfer students (Nov. 15). There is a […]
November 9, 2017

Bandon Veterans Memorial in planning stages

BANDON – The Bandon Veterans Memorial, an effort that began last year, will be sited on city property in City Park where the Blue Star Memorial […]
November 9, 2017

Veterans report for duty on sets of military-themed TV shows

A wave of military-themed TV shows has resulted in a side benefit: more jobs for veterans in the entertainment industry.