December 12, 2016

173rd Fighter Wing Starts Two Weeks of Night Flying Operations

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The 173rd Fighter Wing will start two weeks of night flying operations this week. Operations will take place approximately Dec. 12-15 and 19-21 from 4:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. Night flying is one part of the course curriculum for F-15C student pilots at Kingsley Field, the premiere F-15C schoolhouse for the United States Air Force. “Night flying is an essential skill our F-15 student pilots need to learn,” said Col. Jeff Smith, commander of
December 7, 2016

Veterans group donates to family in tough time

Southern Oregon Veterans Benefit discovered disabled Army veteran Jim Joyce and his family recently moved from Hawaii and needed some help.

December 7, 2016

Veterans Affairs needs volunteers for Wreaths Across America

"Southern Oregon is very veteran oriented. I think that it's really cool when the people of Southern Oregon step up and show appreciation for their ...

November 28, 2016

Veterans Town Hall To Be Held In North Bend

The Roseburg VA Medical Center has scheduled a Veterans Town Hall in North Bend on Wednesday, November 30th from 5 to 7pm. It will be held at the American Legion Post 34, 1421 Airport Way, North Bend. The Roseburg VAMC invites all veterans, their family members and stakeholders. This will be an open dialogue listening forum that will allow veterans the chance to be heard and have their questions answered. Roseburg VAMC leadership and key

November 25, 2016

Cape Cod woman finds bracelet of dead Oregon soldier in sand

PORTLAND — A woman walking on the beach in Cape Cod, Massachusetts found a memorial bracelet in the sand that was engraved with the name of a Portland soldier who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2014.Liz Maloney-Triplett returned the bracelet to John A. Pelham's family after an internet search turned up his name in a recent story that was published by KATU-TV in Portland to commemorate Veteran's Day, the station reported.Maloney-Triplett contacted KATU

November 24, 2016

Lonely Soldier Writes Letter Home from Korean Foxhole

If there is such a thing as foxhole humor, this story records one lonely soldier’s attempt to cheer up his grandmother, Mrs. Albert Allen in Central Point, Ore., who was concerned about keeping up the soldier’s morale.

November 23, 2016

Bowlers bring in more money for vets

Martin referred to the Oregon State United States Bowling Congress, saying "90 percent of what we raise stays in the state of Oregon. It doesn't pay for ...

November 20, 2016

Vet’s Viewpoint: Gear up for more events honoring veterans

17, marks Wreaths Across America Day, which honors veterans during the holiday season. The Patriot Guard Riders of Southern Oregon conducts the ...

November 14, 2016

Possibly largest flag in Oregon raised in Grants Pass