January 5, 2017

Portland Trail Blazers players to donate 120 tickets each home game: Here are the organizations …

The Portland Trail Blazers are giving up more than points this season. Five Blazers players, through the team’s Player Community Ticket Program, are donating 120 tickets to Portland area organizations […]
January 3, 2017

Sisters veterans organization has national reach

Warfighter Outfitters was born in Sisters and operates out of here – but its reach extends far beyond Central Oregon. In 2016, the nonprofit served “just […]
January 3, 2017

National Veterans Creative Arts Competition and Festival kicks off

The 2017 National Veterans Creative Arts Competition began January 1. During January, February and March, Veterans enrolled at VA medical facilities or outpatient clinics are invited […]
December 20, 2016

Vet Tix: A Navy Veteran’s way of honoring those who served

Eight years ago, I was thrilled to attend Super Bowl XLII, which pitted the New York Giants against the New England Patriots in Glendale, Arizona. Before the game, I watched with pride as the military color guard marched on the field, but as soon as they were done, I watched them march off the field and continue right out of the stadium. Though they were an integral part of the pomp and circumstance, those Servicemembers

November 29, 2016

Hunting program pairs aides with vets

They arranged for me to hunt with an injured Army veteran. ... At that moment, a suicide bomber walked into the mess tent wearing the uniform of ... Central Oregon,” “Fishing Mount Hood Country,” “Hunting Oregon” and other titles.

November 21, 2016

“Mission Continues” at Otter Point

Over the weekend, about 15 veterans and civilians traveled from as far away as Eugene and Seattle to slog through the muck for several hours at Otter Point in the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, planting spruce and shrubs to improve salmon habitat.

The volunteers were deployed for the day by Seattle’s 1st Service Platoon from nonprofit The Mission Continues, which connects veterans, friends and family with community service projects around the country.

Leading the group

November 15, 2016

Eugene Non Profit Honors Heroes with Adventures

November 15, 2016

National Veteran organization chapter comes to Southeastern Washington

November 9, 2016

Where Old Soldiers Go to Roam