Tag: Korea

BHS students learn from local veterans

BANDON – Students at Bandon High School gained valuable insight into the lives of those who have served their country when their teacher decided to

MAK cleans up Salem home

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

Lonely Soldier Writes Letter Home from Korean Foxhole

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.

American Legion meets monthly in Hermiston

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