July 30, 2018

What to know about the Combat Controller who will get the Medal of Honor

President Donald Trump will posthumously award the Medal of Honor to the family of a fallen U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Combat Controller at a ceremony […]
June 25, 2018

My Story of Service, Season 3: Jena Harris

Monday, July 2 at 9:00 p.m. Jena Harris of Medford share stories from her time serving as a U.S. Army frontline combat medic in Iraq. Tales […]
June 13, 2018

Iraq veteran, BMCC graduate to run school’s veteran resource center

Some funding for the veterans resource center comes from a $50,500 Oregon Department of Veteran’s Affairs grant for a project called “Operation …  
May 24, 2018

Silver Star-recipient to represent the more than 300,000 women who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan

As a child, Leigh Ann Hester’s father took her to see parade where she watched service men and women march in uniform. Looking up as they […]
March 6, 2018

Enterprise vet touched by an angel – Angel Flight that is

A Wallowa County veteran is healing from much-needed shoulder replacement surgery thanks to Angel Flight, a national nonprofit that arranges free nonemergency air travel for children […]
March 5, 2018

War Stories: Dave Smith

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans–some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. […]
February 23, 2018

VA study shows that close-range blast exposure affects cognitive functioning

Bomb blasts cause an estimated 78 percent of combat injuries from Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND). A group of 333 Veterans who […]
December 9, 2017

Medford soldier portrayed in TV series ‘Long Road Home’

A soldier from Medford is being portrayed in a National Geographic TV series called “The Long Road Home,” but he hasn’t been able to see the […]
December 9, 2017

The Stone: For Veterans, a Path to Healing “Moral Injury”

When you have a physical injury, go to the doctor. A psychological injury? Get thee to a psychiatrist. But what can be done if you suffer […]