There are 86,500 United States military veterans who have been missing in action since WWII. About 1,000 of those veterans are from Oregon. Sixteen are
Tag: POW/MIA veterans
Friday, Sept. 20, is POW/MIA Recognition Day. This special day and the POW/MIA flag are symbolic of our nation’s resolve to never leave our warriors
Starting Jan. 1, all service-connected disabled veterans, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war and primary veteran caregivers will be eligible to shop at commissaries and exchanges,
This year’s local observance of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, which takes place Friday, Sept. 21, will focus on the recent return of 55 remains from
He remembers being shot down like it was yesterday. On July 18, 1965, U.S. Navy Lt. Commander William M. Tschudy and his co-pilot Commander Jeremiah
After receiving a request from veterans, the Jackson County Board of Commissioners agreed to have three poles installed to accommodate the flags at the August
Jackson County will begin flying a POW/MIA flag near Jackson County Circuit Court to commemorate prisoners of war and military members who are missing in
The military has identified 100 sailors and Marines killed when the U.S. battleship Oklahoma capsized during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 76 years ago.
A group of veterans who served in wars from World War II to Iraq are calling on the Jackson County Board of Commissioners to fly
For some, it’s not conspiracy theory, not paranoid myth, not Rambo fantasy. For some, like Happy Valley author R. Cyril West, it’s the truth: U.S.
The POW/MIA flag, which honors prisoners of war and those who went missing in action, will now fly on a daily basis over Clackamas County’s
“Mayday!” came the frantic call from inside the tiny U.S. military attack helicopter after a rocket-propelled grenade fired by an al Qaeda-linked Iraqi lopped off its tail rotor and forced it to crash land in the desert 20 miles northwest of Baghdad. A fierce firefight soon broke out as the insurgents headed toward their prize: the downed AH-6 Little Bird chopper, and about 20 U.S. soldiers, including members of the secret Delta Force, who’d landed