May 15, 2018

Korean official to present peace medals

Area Korean War veterans may receive an Ambassador for Peace Medal from the Seattle office of the consulate general of the Republic of Korea. Officials are […]
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 […]
February 1, 2018

Wanted: Vietnam, Korean war gear, stories

Lisa Commander, director of the Columbia Gorge Veterans Museum, is asking men and women who served in the Vietnam and Korean wars to contribute to special […]
January 28, 2018

Mort Walker, The Man Behind ‘Beetle Bailey’ Comic Strip, Dies At 94

Mort Walker, the renowned comic strip artist best known for his cartoon depicting the high jinks of the loafing Army private “Beetle Bailey,” died Saturday at […]
January 18, 2018

After 66 years, Umatilla County Korean War vet gets honorable discharge

PENDLETON, Oregon — A special moment took place at this week’s Umatilla County Board of Commissioners meeting. Chairman George Murdock says the highlight of the meeting […]
December 14, 2017

Memorial honors memory of Oregon man twice held as POW after enlisting at age 12

A career military man, Maxey was a decorated war veteran – and a real-life hero. “Those medals that he wore so proudly were not so much […]
November 10, 2017

Bandon Korean war vet remembers his service

BANDON – From 1952 to 1953 Army Corporal Hardy Christensen spent his time fighting in the Korean War.
November 6, 2017

Vale veteran recalls 16 months in Korean War | Local News Stories | argusobserver.com

VALE — Larry Mendiola, 84, a lifelong Malheur County resident, is a Korean War veteran, but also served his community in a variety of ways as […]
October 8, 2017

Honor Flight Veterans return home

WASHINGTON DC – After a busy weekend in the Nation’s capital, the Willamette Valley veterans made their way back to Oregon. This group of veterans was […]