June 13, 2018

Iraq veteran, BMCC graduate to run school’s veteran resource center

Some funding for the veterans resource center comes from a $50,500 Oregon Department of Veteran’s Affairs grant for a project called “Operation …  
May 24, 2018

Silver Star-recipient to represent the more than 300,000 women who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan

As a child, Leigh Ann Hester’s father took her to see parade where she watched service men and women march in uniform. Looking up as they […]
March 6, 2018

Enterprise vet touched by an angel – Angel Flight that is

A Wallowa County veteran is healing from much-needed shoulder replacement surgery thanks to Angel Flight, a national nonprofit that arranges free nonemergency air travel for children […]
March 5, 2018

War Stories: Dave Smith

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans–some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. […]
February 23, 2018

VA study shows that close-range blast exposure affects cognitive functioning

Bomb blasts cause an estimated 78 percent of combat injuries from Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND). A group of 333 Veterans who […]
December 9, 2017

Medford soldier portrayed in TV series ‘Long Road Home’

A soldier from Medford is being portrayed in a National Geographic TV series called “The Long Road Home,” but he hasn’t been able to see the […]
December 9, 2017

The Stone: For Veterans, a Path to Healing “Moral Injury”

When you have a physical injury, go to the doctor. A psychological injury? Get thee to a psychiatrist. But what can be done if you suffer […]
October 14, 2017

Frontline: Mosul

Wednesday, October 18 at 10:00 p.m. Shot over the course of the entire nine-month battle to retake Mosul from ISIS, this vivid documentary follows the experiences […]
September 24, 2017

Vets Viewpoint for Sept. 24

The Toxic Exposure / Agent Orange & Veteran’s Health Issues Town Hall will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Winston Community Center, 440 […]