July 27, 2017

Hiker raising funds for veterans, families

For Tim Tuomey, the summer began with snow. The 51-year-old from Twain Harte, California, is hiking the 2,600-mile Pacific Crest Trail with support from Marine Corps […]
July 26, 2017

Highway sign to honor fallen soldier scheduled

A ceremony to unveil a Fallen Hero Memorial Highway sign, respecting Jessica Ellis, will be held at the Lakeview Town Park on Friday, Aug. 4 at […]
July 22, 2017

Continued story of Sgt. Joshua Brennan and Sgt. Sal Giunta

There has been a development in the story of a local soldier who died from his wounds during an ambush in Afghanistan in 2007. Sgt. Joshua […]
July 12, 2017

Stretch, grow, recover: Stretching class for veterans helps ease stress, pain

A handful of people in an intimate riverfront studio gradually stretched their muscles under the guidance of soft-toned instructors, as quiet music filled the air. Astoria […]
June 29, 2017

Combat vets are hiking the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail

Assisted by the nonprofit Warrior Expeditions, which supports outdoor journeys to help veterans melt the effects of combat, several veterans are hiking the entire 2,650-mile Pacific […]
June 29, 2017

Legion riders: Motorcycle club member says ‘I want to help veterans’

Sons of American Legion are men who had relatives, such as parents or … “Because I want to help veterans,” he said explaining why he joined […]
June 3, 2017

Medford veteran receives national Unsung Hero award

A Medford veteran committed to helping fellow service members who face the same struggles he endured after battle has been named the 2017 Unsung Hero for […]
May 25, 2017

Oregon National Guard unit says goodbye before heading to Afghanistan

SALEM, OR (KPTV) – For the first time in three years, an Oregon military unit is deploying to Afghanistan, and the soldiers said their goodbyes at […]
May 17, 2017

VA announces new strategic partnerships to advance solutions for TBI and PTSD

Designed to promote forward-thinking dialogue and innovative collaboration among private industry as well as national professional sports organizations around the issue of brain health, the VA is […]