May 2, 2019

State seeking comments on proposed rules to help return lost military medals, U.S. savings bonds

SALEM, Ore. – Claiming lost military medals and U.S. savings bonds would become easier for military members, bond owners, and their descendants under new rules proposed […]
July 30, 2018

That time a fire destroyed millions of military personnel records

The National Archives and Records Administration recently marked the 45th anniversary of a devastating fire at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in St. Louis, Missouri, […]
June 8, 2018

More than 80 WA and OR Korean War vets receive medals

KENNEWICK, WA – Today was a special day for Korean War veterans living in Washington and Oregon. The Consul General of the Republic of Korea …
May 15, 2018

Korean official to present peace medals

Area Korean War veterans may receive an Ambassador for Peace Medal from the Seattle office of the consulate general of the Republic of Korea. Officials are […]
June 13, 2017

Michigan Vietnam Vet Is Trump’s 1st Medal of Honor Recipient

An Army medic who saved the lives of 10 soldiers during a battle in Vietnam will be the first person awarded the Medal of Honor by […]
March 27, 2017

Medal of Honor recipients honored during Oval Office ceremony commemorating National Medal of Honor Day

National Medal of Honor Day traces its roots back to March 25, 1863, when six members of the Andrew’s Raiders became the first to receive the […]
February 3, 2017

DoD Announces New Outreach Efforts to Veterans Regarding Discharges and Military Records

The Department of Defense today announced a renewed effort to ensure veterans are aware of the opportunity to have their discharges and military records reviewed. Through […]
October 14, 2016

Navy and Marine Corps board reviews whether heroes deserve higher honors

July 17, 2016

Jackson County helps veterans get benefits they earned