December 22, 2016

Army deserter facing murder, may be in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — US Marshals sent an alert for the public to be on the lookout for a US Army deserter charged with murder who may be in Oregon.

John Tufton Blauvelt allegedly murdered his estranged wife, Catherine, on October 24 in South Carolina. The 28-year-old is an active-duty Army recruiter who is now considered a deserter.

Investigators learned Blauvelt left South Carolina with a 17-year-old girl, who was safely found in Eugene on

December 21, 2016

Great Grandfather Shares Love Of War History With Great Grandson

PORTLAND, Ore.–  Robert is 96 his Great Grandson Max is 10.  The World War II Veteran served under General George Patton and was part of the D Day invasion of Normandy, France.  Robert lives in Maryland, Max here in Portland.  The pair began talking about the war on the phone and translated those conversations to extended talks in person .

Max has been all ears loving the detail his Great Grandfather shares.  Robert came to

December 20, 2016

World War 2 vet’s 99th birthday an Internet sensation

HILLSBORO, Ore. (KOIN) — World War II veteran Jack Hardy turned 99 on Monday, and he’s celebrating like never before.

People from all across the world have sent the Hillsboro man thousands of birthday cards.

It all started with a few simple posts made via social media. They included a message informing readers that Hardy was about to turn 99 and encouraged the idea of sending him a card. Thanks to the Internet, the whole

December 17, 2016

Volunteers place Christmas wreaths for veterans at Willamette National Cemetery (photos)

Members of the Civil Air Patrol in Oregon have been coordinating volunteers to place Christmas wreaths on grave markers at Willamette National ...

December 16, 2016

Gresham Elks bring holiday cheer to National Guard families

The event is part of the lodge's commitment to outreach and support of local military families.
December 15, 2016

Legion post helps veteran in need

December 11, 2016

Fox 12 viewers help Army veteran and family who lost everything in house fire

Some generous viewers who saw Fox 12's original story collected donations for the Lovato family and on Saturday, they met with them to deliver everything.

December 11, 2016

White House: Portland has ended veteran homelessness

Local homeless veteran challenges claim that system is in place to help all of them
November 23, 2016

Prime and Home Front Feed Military Families

TIGARD, Ore.– Operation Home Front with partner Amazon Prime helped out over 50 families with food for a Thanksgiving Day meal.  Participants also received a gift card to New Seasons Markets to  pickup Fresh Turkeys.  the families were surprised and felt very appreciated for their service to our country.

Potatoes, whipping cream, onions, carrots making for stuff and more were in every bag. Sparkling cider and a board game were also included for each