November 25, 2018

Veterans find community, hard work in rare firefighting crew

Christopher Schott works in Utah with a firefighting crew out of Lakeview, Ore. After being in firefights in Afghanistan and Iraq, members of the new elite […]
September 24, 2018

Advocates start work on what — and where — the Global War on Terror Memorial will be

U.S. troops stand in formation during a ceremony on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan on Aug 28, 2018. Officials working on the Global War on Terror Memorial […]
September 21, 2018

Medal of Honor: Heroic combat medic to receive nation’s highest military honor

President Trump to award Ronald J. Shurer the Medal of Honor at ceremony on Oct. 1
July 30, 2018

What to know about the Combat Controller who will get the Medal of Honor

President Donald Trump will posthumously award the Medal of Honor to the family of a fallen U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Combat Controller at a ceremony […]
June 25, 2018

My Story of Service, Season 3: Jena Harris

Monday, July 2 at 9:00 p.m. Jena Harris of Medford share stories from her time serving as a U.S. Army frontline combat medic in Iraq. Tales […]
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. […]