February 9, 2017

An ‘epic night of music’ for an Oregon military hero

Brig. Gen. James B. Thayer earned Silver and Bronze Stars for his service in Europe during World War II. His anti-tank platoon liberated several Nazi forced-labor […]
February 9, 2017

Work begins on veterans memorial

PENDLETON, Oregon – The Pendleton City Council has endorsed the Veterans of Foreign Wars Let ‘er Buck Post No. 922 as it plans a memorial to […]
February 3, 2017

Pendleton council to consider assisting in veteran memorial projects

At a meeting Tuesday, the Pendleton City Council will discuss dueling visions for a veterans memorial. In November, Korean War vet Ken Garrett wrote to the […]
January 27, 2017

Veterans gather to celebrate future home of Vietnam Memorial Wall

MEDFORD, Ore. – A sign was unveiled at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Medford today. Veterans gathered to celebrate the progress of the memorial at U.S. […]
January 26, 2017

Pendleton veteran seeks memorial for old bridge

It is easy to overlook the old bridge on Southeast Court Place in Pendleton, across from the Veterans of Foreign Wars “Let ‘er Buck” Post 922. […]
December 20, 2016

Former defense chief Hagel opens Pentagon’s Vietnam exhibit

Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel returned to the Pentagon Tuesday to pay tribute to his fellow Vietnam veterans who he said fought in an unpopular war they didn't understand and returned to an ungrateful nation

December 16, 2016

A memorial to the women who have served their country is in danger of closing

The Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington Cemetery is going broke.

November 18, 2016

VFW replacing missing bricks at memorial

Plaques honoring veterans have been stolen or lost at Gresham Heroes Memorial.
November 14, 2016

Possibly largest flag in Oregon raised in Grants Pass