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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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.
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.