September 28, 2017

World War I Centennial Commission announces the first 50 official centennial memorials

The World War One Centennial Commission and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, in partnership with The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, recently announced […]
September 25, 2017

United States Mint to Unveil Designs for Commemorative Coin Honoring World War I Vets

The United States Mint will unveil the winning designs in the World War I Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition on Monday, Oct. 9th, opening day […]
August 3, 2017

Flagline to honor vets

The Missing in America Project has arranged for the unclaimed cremains of six veterans to be transported from La Grande to Willamette National Cemetery in Portland […]
July 24, 2017

Milwaukie Pioneer Cemetery adds gravestones for five veterans

American Legion Post 180 Honor Guard is leading the dedication ceremony for five new Milwaukie Pioneer Cemetery gravestones at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29. The new […]
July 11, 2017

Salem artist brings Medal of Honor recipient to life

Every medal, insignia, and rank on Edward Allworth’s World War I Army uniform is in the right place. April Waters went to great lengths to make sure of […]
May 23, 2017

Learning from 100 years of women at war: one Veteran’s perspective

Put a bunch of women Veterans in a room, give them a mission to accomplish, and something almost magical ends up happening. I’ve seen this over […]
May 20, 2017

100 years later: Remembering the first American casualties of World War I

It was a warm Sunday afternoon on May 20, 1917, as nurses and doctors of Chicago’s Base Hospital Unit No. 12 gathered on deck of the U.S.S. […]
May 11, 2017

Heritage: Soldier’s simple WWI letter reminds us to remember Mom

Somewhere in France, May 12, 1918 My dear mother: It is Sunday again and “mothers day” at that so I’ll have to take the Chaplains advice […]
March 22, 2017

Celebrating 100 years of enlisted military service for women

Since the American Revolution, women have served on America’s battlefield. They served as nurses, spies, cooks, and even disguised themselves as men to fight in the […]