March 29, 2018

Though wounds still linger, Vietnam veterans have earned our nation’s honor and gratitude

Forty-five years ago today, combat and combat support units withdrew from South Vietnam.
March 29, 2018

VA joins Department of Defense in thanking Vietnam War era Veterans and their families

Around the nation, VA employees are taking the opportunity to thank and honor Vietnam War era Veterans and their families for their incredible service and sacrifices […]
March 27, 2018

Service, sacrifice of Vietnam vets recognized nationally

March 28, 2018 — National Vietnam War Veterans Day is a commemorative holiday, celebrated on March 29, to acknowledge the service and sacrifice made by veterans […]
March 27, 2018

National Vietnam War Veterans Day

The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act designates March 29 of each year as National Vietnam War Veterans Day, an opportunity for all Americans to recognize, honor, […]
March 26, 2018

War Stories: Tom Marple

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. This […]
March 26, 2018

Commemoration ceremony to honor veterans on 50th anniversary of Vietnam War

Vietnam veterans will be recognized and thanked for their service at a commemoration Thursday of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The ceremony will begin […]
March 25, 2018

Vietnam vets recall a war they couldn’t win

Larry Slessler was a young Air Force intelligence officer in August 1964 when the Tonkin Gulf Crisis escalated a regional civil war on the far side […]
March 23, 2018

Bates: Fly your American flag March 29

Many who were awarded a Purple Heart are experiencing complications attributed to their battle wounds. In addition to flying our flags on March 29 we, as […]
March 22, 2018

Vietnam Veterans Seek New Home for Boats Used in War

“We like Chehalis because it’s halfway between Seattle and Portland,” said President of the Northwest Chapter Steve Sumrall. “So we have the Washington veterans and the […]