February 22, 2017

Honor Flight of Eastern Oregon is looking for more WWII Veterans

Honor Flight of Eastern Oregon is looking for more WWII Veterans to take to Washington, DC on our 15th Honor Flight during June 7-11, 2017. We […]
February 6, 2017

Arlington burial set for Salem sailor killed at Pearl Harbor

Ensign Verdi D. Sederstrom, who was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried April 26 at Arlington National Cemetery. Sederstrom was one of 429 sailors […]
January 30, 2017

Salem loses Pearl Harbor connection

I was sad to learn that my friend Alvin “Bud” Christopherson died while I was on vacation. If I hadn’t been out of state, I would […]
January 25, 2017

Harold Hayes, Survivor of Secret World War II Odyssey, Dies at 94

Harold Hayes, the last surviving member of a band of airborne American medics and nurses who crashed-landed in Nazi-occupied Albania in 1943 and survived German attacks, […]
January 19, 2017

WWII Veteran reflects on G.I. Bill benefits, offers advice to today’s Veterans

When the original GI Bill took effect in 1944, it was touted as one of the most significant pieces of legislation ever produced. It had a […]
January 19, 2017

Volunteer helps brighten the lives of Veterans

The Volunteer Caregiver Support Program at the VA SORCC (Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics) matches older Veterans with volunteers who live within their community. The […]
January 15, 2017

Wyden presents overdue WWII Purple Heart

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden presented a long-overdue Purple Heart to the grandniece of an Army veteran who died in World War II 75 years ago. Wyden […]
January 11, 2017

Old Camp White building goes on historic register

WHITE CITY – The Camp White Station Hospital Administration Building is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. White City’s first individually listed National […]
January 2, 2017

101 Year Old WWII Vet Makes A New Year’s Resolution

Portland, Or. – A Northeast Portland woman who spent three years as an Army nurse during WWII says her wish for 2017 is to life her life […]