In this War Stories segment, we are introduced to Art Vinall, World War II U.S. Navy veteran, artist and outdoorsman. Thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for
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PHOENIX, Ore, — Twenty five southern Oregon veterans are heading to Washington D.C. this week with Honor Flight of Oregon. “I think that it is
Apologies for spoiling the ending, but the upcoming World War II movie “Midway” is about one of the United States’ greatest military victories in our
Born Sept. 12, 1909, Lawrence Brooks served in the 91st Engineer Battalion, a predominantly African American squad stationed in the Pacific.
Henry Ochsner took part in D-Day and later received France’s highest honor.
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — History buffs, local officials and a sociology professor recently dedicated a historical marker in Oregon recognizing a segregated Army battalion comprised
MEDFORD, Ore.– For 76 years, a Rogue Valley family has waited to learn what happened to one of four children lost during World War II.
On April 9, 1942 Dale W. Ross enlisted in the U. S. Army as a private. After recruit training in Monterey, California he was assigned
In 1994, U.S. Army Air Corps WWII Veteran and former POW Clarence Robert “Bud” Shepherd opened a small warehouse in Burlington, North Carolina, to assist
The state of Oregon is dedicating its newest historical marker this afternoon (Friday) at 4:30 p.m. It honors the U.S. Army’s 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion,
There are only five living Navajo Code Talkers: Peter MacDonald, Joe Vandever Sr., Samuel F. Sandoval, Thomas H. Begay and John Kinsel Sr. These are their stories.
In this Aug. 29, 1944 file photo, U.S. soldiers of Pennsylvania’s 28th Infantry Division march along the Champs Elysees, with the Arc de Triomphe in