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Vietnam veterans

War Stories: Tim Vaughn

In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon veterans, some who made it back from their war and

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Memorable Honor Flight for Bandon veteran

BANDON — When Howard Hoffer returned from serving in Vietnam, he, like many other veterans, received a less-than-enthusiastic welcome. That all changed last month, more than

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Local veteran joins others on Honor Flight

BANDON — Bill Russell will say he was the “luckiest Vietnam veteran you’ve ever met,” yet his service saved many lives. Russell served from 1969-70

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The Story Behind The Veteran

It’s a figure that’s staggering and just recently brought to my attention from Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune. Twenty veterans commit suicide each day.

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War Stories: Dan McMahon

War Stories producer Cody Rheault introduces us to Dan McMahon, a Vietnam War veteran who joined the military to fly helicopters. Thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick

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War Stories: Vietnam Veteran Tom Marple

In this War Stories segment, we are introduced to Tom Marple, a Vietnam veteran who served as an interpreter before his civilian job brought him

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Honor Flight comes home to big welcome

MEDFORD, Ore.– Twenty-five southern Oregon veterans returned home Sunday after spending four days touring Washington D.C. The trip was part of Honor Flight – a