EUGENE, Ore. – The veterans on the South Willamette Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., allowed anchor David Walker and photojournalist Loren Ruark to accompany them
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With all the recent press and talk about activities in Korea, we were talking around the coffee table lately about how many of our local
EUGENE, Ore. – Don Amacher played basketball for Slats Gill at Oregon State University. He graduated in June 1951. His draft notice arrived 4 months
The other morning around the coffee-and-conversation table, one of our vets remarked on the several auspicious anniversaries coming up this month. One of them has
BANDON – Students at Bandon High School gained valuable insight into the lives of those who have served their country when their teacher decided to
New rule establishes a presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
VA has published regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp
Men in Action for Keizer (MAK), the Keizer Chamber of Commerce’s volunteer group of men, jumped into action earlier this month when they were called
John Glenn will lie in state in Ohio’s capitol building before a celebration of his life of military and government service and history-making voyages into space
If there is such a thing as foxhole humor, this story records one lonely soldier’s attempt to cheer up his grandmother, Mrs. Albert Allen in Central Point, Ore., who was concerned about keeping up the soldier’s morale.
Veterans from all eras and members of American Legion Post 37 are encouraged to attend its monthly meetings.
They meet the first Monday of each month at 7 a.m. at the Hermiston VFW Hall ,45 W. Cherry Ave.
Chartered by Congress in 1919, the American Legion provides service to veterans, current military personnel and the communities in which they reside. The nonprofit organization is committed to advocating patriotism, mentoring youth and supporting worthwhile community programs, including American