PHOENIX, Ore, — Twenty five southern Oregon veterans are heading to Washington D.C. this week with Honor Flight of Oregon. “I think that it is
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John Vierra was a jack of all trades, ranging from motor pool maintenance to personnel and serving with combat engineers and tank battalions.
Defense Department officials have identified 25 more missing service members from the cases of remains turned over by North Korean officials last year, a major
PENDLETON — When the Korean War ended on July 27, 1953, nine people from Umatilla County had given their lives in service of the U.S.
Retired Lt. Col. Stanton Rickey rides in a black 1967 Chevrolet Camaro convertible during the annual Krazy Dayz parade in Dallas, Oregon, on July 27,
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
MEDFORD, Ore.– More than a dozen veterans returned to the Rogue Valley Sunday after taking…
(JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii) — The U.S. military says it has identified the remains of three more Americans killed during the Korean War, even
The Pentagon has suspended efforts to recover the remains of thousands of service members who died in the Korean War over a lack of communication
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A local veteran has finally received his Purple Heart, nearly 70 years after he was injured in action while fighting in Korea. Don Van
Walden greeted the veterans at the Korean War Memorial, and presented … of each veteran who participated in the Honor Flight of Central Oregon.
The vets will see all major memorials, Arlington National Cemetery and the Capitol, and get special attention from Representative Greg Walden, “He’ll …