July 10, 2018

VA reviewing World War II mustard gas claims

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is reviewing previously denied claims from World War II Veterans who participated in full-body testing for mustard gas or Lewisite […]
June 26, 2018

Trump presents posthumous Medal of Honor to WWII vet

President Trump posthumously presented a Medal of Honor to Army intelligence officer First Lieutenant Garlin Conner for his bravery during World War II. Conner’s widow, Pauline […]
June 19, 2018

War Stories: Trevor Russell

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. […]
June 15, 2018

Veterans get once-in-a-lifetime experience flying in rare World War II bombers

Norbert Seifert, a World War II Navy Air Corp Pilot, flies in a B-24 bomber Friday over Oregon as part of the “Wings of Freedom Tour.” […]
June 12, 2018

Keizer veteran celebrated as liberating hero

U.S. Army Pvt. George Thompson never expected to return to the country he helped liberate from Nazi occupation 50 years later. He never imagined that he […]
June 5, 2018

Here’s what a Salem WWII pilot wants young people to know about D-Day

Howard Games of Salem was a pilot during the massive military operation June 6, 1944, when Allied Forces invaded the beaches of Normandy, France.
June 5, 2018

Veteran glided in behind enemy lines on D-Day

June 6 is the 74th anniversary of D-Day when we pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice at Normandy and honor those who lived […]
May 11, 2018

America’s oldest veteran gives you the secrets to life at 112

Richard Arvin Overton was already 35 years old when he fought at Pearl Harbor. Now, 73 years after the end of World War II and his […]
April 24, 2018

War Stories: The Life and Legacy of Bob Shotwell

When we launched our War Stories series more than two years ago, longtime La Pine resident Bob Shotwell was the first Central Oregon veteran that we […]