February 25, 2017

Town hall, Vietnam vets dinner set

Be sure to attend the Battlefield Cross installation ceremony on Saturday, March 4, at 10:30 a.m., at the VA Clinic main entrance on the Roseburg VA […]
February 25, 2017

A medal goes home

In a surreal sequence of events, The Dalles resident Richard Hicks’ insomnia led to the return, after nearly 50 years, of a Purple Heart medal to […]
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 […]