“The Birkemeiers are builders,” we were told once, by a member of the one branch of the family that decided to go into farming instead.
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JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Veteran’s Day has come and gone, but veterans still need support all year long. Ladies Are Veterans Also, (L.A.V.A.), is working to
Oregon Institute of Technology will open its doors on Wednesday to veterans who are often overlooked in terms of resources and care: women. The first
LEBANON, Ore. — Veterans Day is on Monday of next week. It’s a legal holiday dedicated to honoring American veterans and their service to the
JOSEPH — How does a young English girl who served in the Royal Air Force end up in Joseph, Oregon?
U.S. Marine Corps veteran James LaPorta is “nervous as hell” for season four of the critically-acclaimed NBC drama This is Us because for him, the story couldn’t
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but any time is good to educate Veterans on health issues that can impact them. Something as simple as
When the Navy called on women to volunteer for shore service during World War II to free up men for duty at sea, 102-year-old Melva
A handwritten letter to BMC Toys sent by a 6-year-old girl from Arkansas wondering where the female toy solders are prompted soul-searching and eventually a
Maj. Gen. Maria Barrett and Brig. Gen. Paula Lodi grew up in a home that valued public service and followed different paths within the military.
Little Green Army women may not be missing in action much longer. Toymaker Jeff Imel, president of VictoryBuy Inc. said he has committed to production
AMVETS, one of the “Big Six” veterans service organizations, now has its first female national commander with the election of retired Air Force Senior Master