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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Four Douglas County war veterans got the flight of a lifetime when they were invited to join the Honor Flight of Southern Oregon in September
EUGENE, Ore. – Bert Toepel was in the Army from 1952 to 1979. He is both a Korean War and a Vietnam War veteran. After
EUGENE, Ore. – Dale Yancey joined the Navy in 1968. “A woman going in the service back then was different than a man because the
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
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
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
War Stories producer Cody Rheault introduces us to Richard Keeble, a veteran who served aboard a submarine in the Arctic during the Vietnam war. A
Every time Ken Buckles meets a Vietnam veteran, he asks if he can shake their hand and talk to them for a few minutes. At
Vietnam veteran advocates are still waiting for the VA to add four new diseases to the list of maladies presumed to have been caused by
A pilot with Southwest Airlines flew a particularly meaningful flight on Aug. 8, 2019, when he returned his father’s remains home from Vietnam. Southwest Capt.
John Vierra was a jack of all trades, ranging from motor pool maintenance to personnel and serving with combat engineers and tank battalions.