October 9, 2018

Long After They Died, Military Sees Surge in Identifications

Decades after they died, the military is seeing a surge in identifications of US service members who had been classified as missing in action.
August 30, 2018

Unclaimed remains of veterans buried at Willamette National Cemetery

PORTLAND, Ore. — The remains of 28 unclaimed men and women, and 9 spouses of veterans were buried Wednesday at Willamette National Cemetery.
January 31, 2018

American Legion officer seeks graves of local veterans

Dale Jenkins is looking for the public’s help in locating the graves of veterans in the Sweet Home area.
January 29, 2018

State seeking claims against Eternal Hills

State authorities are encouraging residents with claims against Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home to file with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court by a March 5 […]
December 5, 2017

Central Oregon Celebrates National Wreaths Across America Day

Each year in December, on National Wreaths Across America Day, approximately one million U.S. Veterans are honored by placing memorial wreaths upon their graves at more […]
August 3, 2017

Flagline to honor vets

The Missing in America Project has arranged for the unclaimed cremains of six veterans to be transported from La Grande to Willamette National Cemetery in Portland […]
July 24, 2017

Milwaukie Pioneer Cemetery adds gravestones for five veterans

American Legion Post 180 Honor Guard is leading the dedication ceremony for five new Milwaukie Pioneer Cemetery gravestones at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29. The new […]
July 3, 2017

Veterans with no family turn to Lines for Life for help

Standing with a salute, veterans from across the Portland metro area stood in pause Wednesday at the Willamette National Cemetery. What drew all of them there […]
July 3, 2017

Veteran remembers fallen on July 4

Lou Nordyke stoops over a broken flag that lies next to a grave at Claggett Cemetery. The retired Marine, a Master Gunney Sergeant, moves slowly, as […]