December 1, 2017

Military identifies 100 killed on the battleship Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor

The military has identified 100 sailors and Marines killed when the U.S. battleship Oklahoma capsized during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 76 years ago. The […]
October 4, 2017

Veterans ask Jackson County to fly POW/MIA flag

A group of veterans who served in wars from World War II to Iraq are calling on the Jackson County Board of Commissioners to fly a […]
May 10, 2017

Happy Valley novelist R. Cyril West takes on POW/MIA truth

For some, it’s not conspiracy theory, not paranoid myth, not Rambo fantasy. For some, like Happy Valley author R. Cyril West, it’s the truth: U.S. military […]
February 15, 2017

POW/MIA Flag Will Fly Daily Over Clackamas County, Commission Announces – Oregon City, OR Patch

The POW/MIA flag, which honors prisoners of war and those who went missing in action, will now fly on a daily basis over Clackamas County’s Red […]
December 1, 2016

An American Hero Comes Home, at Last


“Mayday!” came the frantic call from inside the tiny U.S. military attack helicopter after a rocket-propelled grenade fired by an al Qaeda-linked Iraqi lopped off its tail rotor and forced it to crash land in the desert 20 miles northwest of Baghdad. A fierce firefight soon broke out as the insurgents headed toward their prize: the downed AH-6 Little Bird chopper, and about 20 U.S. soldiers, including members of the secret Delta Force, who’d landed

July 17, 2016

Jackson County helps veterans get benefits they earned