May 19, 2019

Fly Gals: Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II

The WASPs were the first American women military pilots in history. During the war they flew vital ferry, training and flight test missions to free up […]
May 16, 2019

Robert Maxwell Memorial Planned

BEND, OR — Robert Maxwell is being remembered in a very public way, near one of his favorite places. The Medal of Honor recipient passed away Saturday in […]
May 15, 2019

World War II veterans, families honored at the State Capitol for Armed Forces Day

World War II Army combat medic Vern Staley still remembers the brutal winter of 1944, when his toes froze as his battalion fought the Germans.
May 15, 2019

War Stories: Remembering Bob Maxwell

Before his passing over the weekend, Bob Maxwell was the oldest living recipient of the Medal of Honor in the United States for his bravery and […]
May 12, 2019

World War II Veteran and Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. Dies At 97

Fleming Begaye Sr., one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers from World War II, has died at the age of 97.
May 10, 2019

U.S. Postal Service Honors Battleship USS Missouri with a Forever Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the USS Missouri (BB-63) with a Forever stamp. The famed American battleship is being honored to coincide with the 75th anniversary […]
May 1, 2019

Honor Flight Takes 25 Local Vets to DC

The vets will see all major memorials, Arlington National Cemetery and the Capitol, and get special attention from Representative Greg Walden, “He’ll …
April 23, 2019

Remains of WWII soldier identified 76 years after going MIA

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The remains of a World War II soldier from Oregon who went missing in the final weeks of the Guadalcanal campaign have […]
April 18, 2019

Historic Cruise Returning WWII Veterans to Normandy for D-Day 75th Anniversary

In June, the National WWII Museum is sponsoring a 10-day cruise that will take veterans back to the battle site.