Over 1.5 million American troops were deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan between 2001 and 2011. Many returned with visible scars of war – but for
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When she arrived at the wall Saturday, it took Shirleen Helfrick a minute to find her uncle’s name. It was etched in the Oregon Memorial
The family of a Gresham man who gave his life in service to his country gathered Tuesday morning, July 30, to unveil a sign honoring
For three years, Riley has performed full-time service dog duties for his handler, Lewis Franklin of Monmouth, Oregon, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Thousands of troops are paying for education benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill that they can’t or don’t use. (Alyssa Akers/Air Force)
A highway sign to memorialize the sacrifice of Pfc. Ryan J. Hill was unveiled on June 22.
Editor’s note: The blog entry below was first published by the White House here. On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, President Donald J. Trump presented the
A stretch of Interstate 5 will bear the memory of a Keizer soldier who died serving in Iraq. Army Pfc. Ryan Hill died in action
MEDFORD, Ore.– The mother of a fallen soldier attended the return of an Honor Flight at the Rogue Valley International Airport and presented the returning
Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia won’t officially receive his Medal of Honor from President Donald Trump for another two weeks but already, he says, everything’s
Bend event honors veterans of Afghanistan, Iraq wars; “We are remembering — Not just a number” in its 12th year
Janet and Bruce Dart don’t know any service members who died in Afghanistan and Iraq. In many ways, the couple feels pretty disconnected from both
An Army staff sergeant who saved three soldiers from the blast of an Iraqi suicide bomber by turning himself into a human shield was memorialized