Category: Eastern

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Veterans get hand up

Oregon Health & Science University medical student Shane Griffin examines Marine veteran Fred Irons’ eyes during Saturday’s Veteran Stand Down at the Hermiston Community Center.

Preserving the freedoms of our Nation

We were sitting around the coffee table at Veteran Advocates of Ore-Ida talking about the latest submarine being commissioned and my curiosity got the better

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Project Community Connect builds bridges of support

HERMISTON — A cornucopia of resources — including giveaways, services and information — is available during the annual Project Community Connect & Veteran Stand Down.

USS Oregon is christened

USS Oregon photo via Army Update. GROTON, Connecticut – The U.S. Navy christened its newest attack submarine, USS Oregon, Saturday morning at the General Dynamics

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Forums seek feedback on veteran resources

PENDLETON — Input is being sought regarding behavioral health policies and resources for veterans in Oregon. According to a survey completed by more than 4,000

Ethics: Truth versus lies?

As our country has just passed a milestone of 18 years of war and death, physical and mental injury, and is now entering into an

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A local and national dilemma…

Every time I’m out at any of our local events or just going out to the grocery store, I usually stop a veteran I see