November 6, 2017

A Groups Mission to Remember Oregon’s WWII Veterans

Portland, OR — According to a 2016 estimate by the Department of Veterans Affairs, we are losing 362 American WWII veterans every day. The few remaining, […]
November 3, 2017

Daughter tells Filipino vet’s story

Pepi Nieva of West Linn revises and expands her father’s memoir of surviving the Battle of Bataan and the Death March, then fighting the Japanese in […]
November 1, 2017

Service to Community

The occasion was the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Jesse Fishkin, 17, a member of local Boy Scout Troop 25 and a senior at Summit […]
October 31, 2017

WWII vet honored in Newport as U.S. 20 becomes Medal of Honor Highway

In 1944, Robert Maxwell was serving as a wireman with the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division in southern France when a German hand grenade landed nearby. It […]
October 30, 2017

Filipino Veterans of World War II awarded the Congressional Gold Medal

Seventy-five years after the United States entered World War II, Filipino Veterans received national recognition when they were recently awarded the Congressional Gold Medal – the […]
October 23, 2017

Hwy 20 Is Now Oregon Medal of Honor Hwy

BEND, OR — Oregon House Bill 2100, designating US Highway 20 as the Oregon Medal of Honor Highway, was signed by Oregon Governor Kate Brown at a […]
October 21, 2017

Highway 20 Oregon Medal of Honor Highway dedication – Public is invited!

The nation’s oldest living Medal of Honor recipient, Robert D. “Bob” Maxwell, a WWII Army veteran, from Bend, will participate in a ceremony at the Newport […]
October 20, 2017

Program developed in Oregon looks to preserve the legacies of World War II veterans

Oregon (KPTV) — Every day, 500 World War II veterans die in the United States, and with their deaths, an important piece of the country’s shared […]
October 8, 2017

Honor Flight Veterans return home

WASHINGTON DC – After a busy weekend in the Nation’s capital, the Willamette Valley veterans made their way back to Oregon. This group of veterans was […]