November 1, 2017

Soldier statue coming to downtown Warrenton

A large statue of a U.S. soldier will be placed in downtown Warrenton by the end of the year, following a decadeslong effort. At a groundbreaking […]
October 31, 2017

WWII vet honored in Newport as U.S. 20 becomes Medal of Honor Highway

In 1944, Robert Maxwell was serving as a wireman with the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division in southern France when a German hand grenade landed nearby. It […]
October 31, 2017

World War I Memorial groundbreaking set for Nov. 9 in Washington, D.C.

After years of extensive research, planning and coordination with state, federal, military and international governments, supporters of the World War I Memorial will break ground for […]
October 31, 2017

Medal Of Honor Highway Dedicated

The nation’s oldest living Medal of Honor recipient, Bob Maxwell, a WWII Army veteran, from Bend,  participated in a ceremony at Newport City Hall yesterday (10-30), […]
October 30, 2017

Highway 20 Medal of Honor Memorial sign – now at 20 and John Moore

Newport citizens and various city and veterans association officials re-dedicated Highway 20 in Oregon as a Medal of Honor Highway – first with a ceremony at […]
October 27, 2017

OREGON: Adding tribal veterans to the war memorial grant program

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is accepting comments on a proposed rule change that would allow tribal governments to apply for Veterans’ and War […]
October 21, 2017

Women’s military memorial marks 20th anniversary with tributes to those who broke ground

Elvira Chiccarelli grew up during the Vietnam War and felt a call to serve her country. Her mother had been a cadet nurse in World War […]
October 21, 2017

Highway 20 Oregon Medal of Honor Highway dedication – Public is invited!

The nation’s oldest living Medal of Honor recipient, Robert D. “Bob” Maxwell, a WWII Army veteran, from Bend, will participate in a ceremony at the Newport […]
October 13, 2017

Milwaukie Vietnam War memorial almost fully funded

The city of Milwaukie, American Legion Post 180 and Daughters of the American Revolution are asking for the public’s help in reaching their funding goal for […]