When part of your job is hiding in bushes, scouting enemy territory, you’re bound to have some close calls. That’s exactly what Vietnam veteran Greg
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Jack Estes is the author of “Searching for Gurney,” one of the books featured in Issue 8 of ODVA’s Veteran News Magazine. In 1967 Jack
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department holds online town hall Jan. 20 on proposed State Capitol State Park Vietnam War memorial
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department will hold an online question-and-answer session at 6 p.m. on January 20 to collect public feedback on a nonprofit organization’s proposal to construct a Vietnam War Memorial on the grounds of the State Capitol State Park in Salem. The session will include a presentation by the proposer, the Vietnam War Memorial Fund (http://vietnamwarmemorialfund.org).
Novel ‘Searching for Gurney’ follows lives of four soldiers, the effects of war.
(KTVZ) — For the past five years, Dane Prevatt of Honor Flight Central Oregon has been organizing cross-country trips to honor America’s veterans.
The World War II Memorial, The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Korean War Memorials are just … There are just over 5,000 living in Oregon.
The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 gave VA an opportunity to consider new and previously submitted Blue Water Navy claims. Now, thanks to
In a move that should speed up disability claims for some Vietnam veterans, officials announced Monday they have completed digitizing thousands of deck logs from ships
Veterans Affairs officials are planning to expand caregivers stipends to additional families starting this October, one year after advocates had originally hoped for the financial assistance to
On April 17, 2020 this country lost one of its greatest defenders to COVID-19. Although fighting bravely for weeks to overcome the virus, it took
Glenna Goodacre, sculptor of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial in Washington, D.C., died April 13 at 80. Diane Carlson Evans, founder of the memorial and a
In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war