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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

Vietnam veterans

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.