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
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When Brennen Hankins graduated from McNary he wasn’t sure what to do. “I didn’t really have a game plan I was just kind of trying
On Feb. 7, the Housing Stability Council approved funding award to Northwest Coastal Housing (NWCH) for Veteran and Workforce housing development in Toledo.
POLK COUNTY — Veterans will be the focus of a new collaborative program through Polk County’s Family and Community Outreach Program. Modeled after service integration
Chronic environmental stressors, not combat exposure, biggest predictor of PTSD in Korean Vietnam veterans
In the Vietnam War, the second-largest contingent of soldiers fighting North Vietnam came from Korea. Now, 45 years later, roughly 40% of Korean Vietnam veterans
CRESWELL – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4039 will be celebrating 75 years of serving the needs of local veterans and their families on
The city of Cottage Grove is one wall closer to completing “Legion Cottages,” after a wall raising ceremony on Monday. The plan is to build
A sizable collection of World War I posters are currently available for observation at the Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives, located on the
Caine is a graffiti and tattoo artist in Salem. He’s teaming up with Matthew Boulay, a Salem-based fine artist, for their new exhibit, “Yellow Squares Bombed.” It opened
The possibility of a park in that section of town became a reality when the late Beverly M. Durham, who died in August 2018, donated
CRESWELL – Little elves from Ellie’s Preschool Promise and Daycare assembled Christmas gifts for the Creswell VFW Post to deliver to homeless and needy veterans.
Christmas spirit reigned Friday afternoon, Dec. 20, in the Sweet Home School District Board Room. It was the culmination of the inaugural Operation Happy Hearts,