November 29, 2016

Blood Pressure Study: Vietnam Era Veterans

VA researchers found a link between service-related occupational exposure to herbicides and high blood pressure (hypertension) risk among U.S. Army Chemical Corps (ACC) Veterans, a group of Veterans assigned to do chemical operations during the Vietnam War. Researchers also found an association between military service in Vietnam and hypertension risk among these Veterans.

Researchers at VA’s Post Deployment Health Services Epidemiology Program, Office of Patient Care Services, conducted the Army Chemical Corps Vietnam-Era Veterans Health

November 23, 2016

American Legion meets monthly in Hermiston

Veterans from all eras and members of  American Legion Post 37 are encouraged to attend its monthly meetings.

They meet the first Monday of each month at 7 a.m. at the Hermiston VFW Hall ,45 W. Cherry Ave.

Chartered by Congress in 1919, the American Legion provides service to veterans, current military personnel and the communities in which they reside. The nonprofit organization is committed to advocating patriotism, mentoring youth and supporting worthwhile community programs, including American

November 14, 2016

Springfield Unveils New Veterans Memorial Plaza

November 12, 2016

Name Of A Vietnam Veteran Killed By Hepatitis C Added To ‘The Wall’

November 11, 2016

First-ever Native American Honor Flight leaves Reno

November 10, 2016

Van Voorhis cooks with C4, delivers baby during Tet Offensive

For a sparsely populated area, Grant County is home to a high rate of veterans.

Of the roughly 7,200 residents, more than 10 percent have served their country — 809, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

One of those veterans, Ret. Army Staff Sgt. Bob Van Voorhis, said rural Grant County residents have always answered the call to serve.

“This county and Eastern Oregon in general has contributed an awful lot to the freedoms and everything else

November 10, 2016

Life In The Cockpit

November 10, 2016

Never Too Late To Heal

November 9, 2016

Where Old Soldiers Go to Roam