August 2, 2018

Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall scheduled to make appearance in Coos County

COQUILLE — Coos County Veterans Services seeks volunteers for the organization’s upcoming tribute ceremony where the group will host a viewing of a replica of the […]
July 23, 2018

Vietnam veterans reunite in Corvallis

Before this weekend, the last time David Gibson had seen Gerry Rodriguez was May 21, 1969, during a day of heavy fighting in the Vietnam War.
July 21, 2018

#VeteranOfTheDay Air Force Sergeant Adrian Cronauer

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Adrian Cronauer who served in Vietnam from 1965 to 1966. Cronauer, well known by those troops who tuned into his […]
July 19, 2018

The airman who inspired ‘Good Morning Vietnam’ just died at 79

Even though Robin Williams’ now-famous morning greeting doesn’t make people think of the real Adrian Cronauer, it does a pretty good job of representing who Cronauer […]
July 9, 2018

War Stories: Frank Graham

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 […]
June 28, 2018

Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall is scheduled to make an appearance in Coos County

… local Vietnam veterans and 21-gun salute by the Bandon Veterans Honor Guard, as well as a potential visit from U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio.
June 19, 2018

Agent Orange presumption policy leads to higher VA health care use

This post first appeared on VA Research Currents. For Vietnam Veterans, having a medical condition presumed related to Agent Orange exposure is linked to greater use […]
June 18, 2018

VA honors Vietnam vets

Marvin Elsberry, a Navy veteran, was touched to be among Vietnam … to gather at the Oregon Veterans’ Home Thursday to meet with top VA leaders …
June 13, 2018

Irrigon veteran reunited with the man who saved his life in Vietnam

On Dec. 1, 1969 Artie Kellar Jr. and Gerald Duncan were on a helicopter in Vietnam when Kellar was hit by a round that tore a […]