August 16, 2017

Former mayor’s son talks about father’s WWII heroics

As family members celebrate former Umatilla mayor George Hash’s 95th birthday, his son Randy is hoping that his father’s legacy is not forgotten. Hash, who turned […]
August 15, 2017

The Latest: Brother thanks US WWII vet for returning flag

HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. veteran returning a fallen Japanese soldier’s flag to the man’s relatives (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The […]
August 12, 2017

“Flaps” Berry, Doolittle Raiders honored in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — On April 18, 1942 — just 4 months after the attack on Pearl Harbor — the Doolittle Raiders flew B-25 bombers over […]
August 11, 2017

Wanted: World War II vets for trip

America is losing 330 World War II veterans every day and 96 percent of the 16.1 million who served in that conflict are now dead. “Time […]
August 10, 2017

WWII vet flies to Japan to return ‘good luck’ flag to soldier’s family

PORTLAND, Ore. – A WWII veteran is flying to Japan Wednesday to return a flag to the family of a deceased soldier, fulfilling a promise he […]
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 26, 2017

World War II Oregon WAVE Peggy Lutz Visits Tillamook Air Museum for Book Signing July 29

At 95 years young, Peggy Lutz is an inspiring figure who served as a Control Tower Operator at both Naval Air Station Klamath Falls and then […]
July 13, 2017

Volunteers build ramp on NE Portland vet’s house

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — More than a dozen volunteers are lending a hand Thursday to build a ramp on the NE Portland home of an 89-year-old […]
June 28, 2017

Local Navy photog honored for his service to country in WWII

At age 90, World War II veteran Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Fenk, Jr. of Tillamook remembers well his two years in the Navy as a photographer. The photos […]