February 22, 2017

Fund Gets $10 Million Grant for Vietnam Education Center

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund has received a $10 million grant for its proposed education center in Washington. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/2lkzyDk) reported […]
February 21, 2017

Boring to build memorial for Clackamas County Vietnam veterans

With hopes of celebrating Veteran’s Day around a brand new tribute to Clackamas County heroes, Boring’s Committee on Memorials and Remembrance, Friends of Boring Station Trailhead […]
February 14, 2017

Big Read has big finale

Fishtrap’s Big Read came to an end Saturday night with a 1960s-style dance at “The Place,” a community center at the United Methodist church in Joseph. […]
February 7, 2017

A journey to Vietnam, and reconciliation

What happens to soldiers’ hearts when they return home from the battlefield? Recent research suggests that Veterans, especially Vietnam Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), are […]
January 30, 2017

Salem man honors Vietnam pilot: ‘He’s not coming home, but his memory is’

Fred Thompson purchased a limited-edition print by aviation artist Joe Kline that depicts a UH-1 Huey helicopter making an extraction of a Special Forces team operating […]
January 27, 2017

Veterans gather to celebrate future home of Vietnam Memorial Wall

MEDFORD, Ore. – A sign was unveiled at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Medford today. Veterans gathered to celebrate the progress of the memorial at U.S. […]
January 25, 2017

Local Vietnam vets share at Fishtrap event

It was standing room only at Fishtrap’s second Big Read event Thursday night, Jan. 19, at the Tomas Building conference room. Fishtrap titled the event: What […]
January 17, 2017

Big cold doesn’t stop Big Read

The latest cold snap didn’t keep the reading public, including students from Joseph and Enterprise schools, from packing the Hurricane Creek Grange Hall for Fishtrap’s Big […]
January 13, 2017

New rule establishes a presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune

VA has published regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, […]