July 7, 2018

Veteran of the Year nominations sought

The theme of the 2018 Albany Veterans Day parade will be “A Century of Valor — WWI to Present Day,” marking the 100th anniversary of the […]
July 3, 2018

Sweet Home woman named Oregon VFW Auxiliary president

A Sweet Home woman is the new president of the Oregon Department of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. Cathy Lindsay has been active in the […]
June 28, 2018

Local leaders visit new veterans wellness center

It’s a wellness center that’ll help veterans who have medical or … LeBow said the University of Oregon just donated more than 50 bed frames to […]
June 27, 2018

Recreational Therapy For Vets

According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, recreational therapy can provide additional coping mechanisms related to stress and intense emotions by lowering levels of anxiety, […]
June 26, 2018

Sweet Home Sweet Ride Car Show Saturday will honor veterans

The 10th Annual Sweet Ride car show begins at 7 a.m. Saturday, June 30. The event will be held next to Husky Field at 880 22nd […]
June 25, 2018

Oregon State University researchers study the long-term effects of military service.

Did you know that much of the research on how people age has been done with WWII and Korea-era veterans? The WWII generation had especially high […]
June 21, 2018

Veterans Legacy program transforms former forest work camp

Veterans Legacy program transforms former forest work camp … but the former inmate work camp is transforming into a place of new hope for Oregon veterans. […]
June 19, 2018

Vets’ Home staffer runs half marathon on artificial leg to honor the fallen

By Scott Swanson Lebanon Local When Abraham “Abe” Andrade ran down a steep hill toward cheering family members during the Hero Half Marathon on Memorial Day […]
June 12, 2018

Keizer veteran celebrated as liberating hero

U.S. Army Pvt. George Thompson never expected to return to the country he helped liberate from Nazi occupation 50 years later. He never imagined that he […]