Among the thousands decked in rainbow colors and glitter in Portland’s Pride parade on June 18, one lone airman was marching in his official military
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It’s believed that Sgt. Boehme is the first active service member in Oregon or Washington to get approval to march in uniform in a pride
Air National Guard member receives command approval to march in uniform in Portland, Seattle pride parades
This weekend, Portland Air National Guard Technical Sgt. Nathaniel Boehme had the rare honor of wearing his military uniform during the Portland Pride Parade on June 18. He will also be allowed to march in uniform during the Seattle Pride Parade that will take place on June 25.
As one of the few African-American females to serve in the U.S. Marines, Pacific University public health major Irisa Grimes ’17 is acutely aware of
Members of the LGBTQ community who served in the armed forces are invited to attend a meeting with the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs LGBTQ
The Department of Defense today announced a renewed effort to ensure veterans are aware of the opportunity to have their discharges and military records reviewed.
A 91-year-old veteran who was dismissed from the U.S. Air Force as “undesirable” in 1948 because he is gay has had that discharge status changed
One of the largest veteran resource events in the state will be held in central Oregon next month, when the Veteran Benefit Expo kicks off at 10 a.m. July 15 at the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center in Redmond.
With over 75 booths featuring state and federal service providers, non-profit agencies, employers and other local partners, this free event promises to bring together the best benefits, resources and programs Oregon has to offer veterans and their families.