December 5, 2017

Central Oregon Celebrates National Wreaths Across America Day

Each year in December, on National Wreaths Across America Day, approximately one million U.S. Veterans are honored by placing memorial wreaths upon their graves at more […]
August 3, 2017

Flagline to honor vets

The Missing in America Project has arranged for the unclaimed cremains of six veterans to be transported from La Grande to Willamette National Cemetery in Portland […]
July 24, 2017

Milwaukie Pioneer Cemetery adds gravestones for five veterans

American Legion Post 180 Honor Guard is leading the dedication ceremony for five new Milwaukie Pioneer Cemetery gravestones at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29. The new […]
July 3, 2017

Veterans with no family turn to Lines for Life for help

Standing with a salute, veterans from across the Portland metro area stood in pause Wednesday at the Willamette National Cemetery. What drew all of them there […]
July 3, 2017

Veteran remembers fallen on July 4

Lou Nordyke stoops over a broken flag that lies next to a grave at Claggett Cemetery. The retired Marine, a Master Gunney Sergeant, moves slowly, as […]
June 27, 2017

The Importance of Capturing Veterans’ Stories

June 22, 2017

Local man’s goal: locate graves of all military veterans in Linn County

It started as a simple plan.
June 6, 2017

VA program connecting Americans with their history

The Veterans Legacy Program is offering a new way for Americans connect with their history. Through the program, VA’s National Cemetery Administration is forging partnerships with […]
May 1, 2017

VA and TAPS working together to support the families of America’s fallen heroes

Each time a bugle plays Taps and a folded flag is presented to a grieving family, experts tell us that on average, 10 lives will be […]