Category: Community

War Stories: Don Haag

Four years of service in exchange for a set of skills that set-up a life-long career … not a bad deal right? Don Haag shares

mental health

We can’t drag our feet anymore

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues its increasing death toll our numbers of suicides related to our military also continues its march forward.

Post-9/11 veterans

Keizer vet found new battlefield at home

During the recession in 2008, 18-year-old RJ Navarro found himself short on hours, cash and options. He found relief in the National Guard. After scoring

Spreading sunshine in dark times

Amidst the craziness and stress of being isolated from the rest of the world, local resident Rebecca Swearingen found a way to bring some sunshine

War Stories: Curtis Madson

Forty years of service in the U.S. Air Force he was a pilot who went on missions around the world. This airman is Allen Schauffler’s

COVID-19

Honor Flight postponed due to virus

Honor Flight of Central Oregon (HFCO) postponed their annual flight to Washington, D.C. amid concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. Veterans from Central Oregon were slated

WWII veterans

Morris Portin celebrates a century

When Morris Portin was born, Woodrow Wilson was president and everyone who knew their onions was cutting a rug to Ben Selvin’s Orchestra’s hit “Dardanella.”