October 8, 2018

War Stories: World War II Navy Veteran Eugene Brick

In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war and […]
September 20, 2018

Last Doolittle Raider Coming To Oregon International Air Show

Many would say “Doolittle’s Raid” is one of the brighter moments in American military history.  It was the U.S. response to Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. […]
September 6, 2018

93-year-old vet raising money to visit war buddy

ALBANY, Ore. (KOIN) — A group of veterans in Albany is helping raise money to send a World War II veteran across the country to celebrate […]
August 29, 2018

World War II veteran prepares for Honor Flight of Oregon

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — In just a few weeks, some local veterans will be making a trip of a lifetime to Washington D.C. The trip is […]
August 27, 2018

How The ‘Hello Girls’ Forged A Path For Female Soldiers During World War I

When Grace Banker graduated from Barnard College in 1915, women did not yet have the right vote. But lacking this basic right didn’t stop Banker from […]
August 24, 2018

Women On Deck

When they asked for the 2018 Women Build by Columbia Gorge Habitat for Humanity to have a “Rosie the Riveter” theme, the visiting team had no […]
August 22, 2018

A flight to remember

Wilsonville WWll veterans honored at Vital Life Foundation event; on vet rides in vintage military plane
August 20, 2018

Hundreds of Veterans Re-Visit the Intrepid for Aircraft Carrier’s 75th Anniversary

It’s hard to know exactly what went through the mind of a 17-year old boy when he boarded an aircraft carrier in 1943, a raw recruit […]
August 17, 2018

Aurora State Airport hosts Spirit of ’45 event for veterans

World War II veterans were honored in a ceremony, event held Aug. 15-16 at Aurora’s airport