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 28, 2017

Never forget Korean War veterans

To the Editor: A time to remember. This year marks the 64th anniversary of the cease fire of the Korean War. A war by executive decision […]
July 27, 2017

64 years on: Veterans reflect on Korean War and honor the fallen

Today, United States and Korean Veterans joined together at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the armistice agreement that brought a cease fire to […]
June 23, 2017

Korean War Memorial Statue Unveiling June 24

Beginning at 10 a.m. June 24, city leaders, Korean War veterans, and officials with Oregon’s various military departments will meet with the community …
May 15, 2017

Emotional moments Honor Flight

EUGENE, Ore. – The veterans on the South Willamette Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., allowed anchor David Walker and photojournalist Loren Ruark to accompany them to […]
May 13, 2017

Local veteran recounts Korean War experience

With all the recent press and talk about activities in Korea, we were talking around the coffee table lately about how many of our local folks […]
May 11, 2017

Honor Flight: Playing basketball, from Corvallis to Korea

EUGENE, Ore. – Don Amacher played basketball for Slats Gill at Oregon State University. He graduated in June 1951. His draft notice arrived 4 months later. […]
March 18, 2017

March military milestones – Mexico to Vietnam

The other morning around the coffee-and-conversation table, one of our vets remarked on the several auspicious anniversaries coming up this month. One of them has to […]
March 16, 2017

BHS students learn from local veterans

BANDON – Students at Bandon High School gained valuable insight into the lives of those who have served their country when their teacher decided to get […]