On Dec. 7, 2008, seven red chairs lined the rain-soaked concrete in front of the Linn County Courthouse. Each one was occupied by a veteran
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In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, Lauren Bruner, a survivor of the USS Arizona which was attacked on Dec. 7, 1941, holds with a
The Navy Cross Medal citation above describes the actions of Lieutenant (junior grade) Warren Gill, recipient not only of the Navy Cross, but also the
This Saturday will mark the 78th Anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Those attacks were the catalyst that brought the united states into World
Carl Gustafson always had this big grin on his face. He loved to tell jokes. He loved to tell stories. He loved the Beavers. And
A longtime supporter of the Gresham Senior Center was honored alongside other veterans during a Quilts of Valor presentation Sunday afternoon, Nov. 24. Herschel Brown,
Though thousands of men made great contributions to fighting for our country in the 1940s, there were also many women who did their part while
Mid-valley veteran Merle Caldwell, who turned 100 on Sept. 16, celebrated the milestone with three parties.
Despite his service in WWII, Welch said the most “tense” moment of his life was when he tied the knot.
CRESWELL – At 97, veteran and longtime resident Lowell Davis is still going strong. He doesn’t have to take any prescribed medication and it only
The USS Grayback, a World War II sub, sank in February 1944 and had been missing ever since. A team of explorers just found it off
Fred Cheong Lee was Gen. George S. Patton’s mapmaker during the final months of World War II in Europe.