February 21, 2017

Boring to build memorial for Clackamas County Vietnam veterans

With hopes of celebrating Veteran’s Day around a brand new tribute to Clackamas County heroes, Boring’s Committee on Memorials and Remembrance, Friends of Boring Station Trailhead […]
February 14, 2017

Wall of honor coming to Albany

The traveling Wall of Honor, a 32-panel wall displaying the 7,265 names of all fallen servicemen from Operation Desert Storm in 1991, through the Somalia and Bosnian […]
February 13, 2017

Where We Live: Oregon Military Museum

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Thousands of Oregonians have served with distinction in this nation’s wars. A world-class museum paying tribute to them is under construction right […]
February 9, 2017

#HonoringVets: Share your community’s Veteran memorial

I have the privilege of living near Washington, D.C., which means I get to visit our country’s national monuments and memorials. The World War II Memorial, […]
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. […]