Category: Featured

WMHW

Women’s Military History Week Highlights: Kim T. Gray and Jean Kirnak

Wrapping up Oregon Women’s Military History Week are Coast Guard veteran Kim Gray (one of the few people on earth who can say they’ve sailed around the world — literally) and Jean Kirnak, a nurse in the legendary 8076 MASH unit, which was recognized for the meritorious and life-saving service it courageously provided throughout the Korean War.

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memorials

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department holds online town hall Jan. 20 on proposed State Capitol State Park Vietnam War memorial

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department will hold an online question-and-answer session at 6 p.m. on January 20 to collect public feedback on a nonprofit organization’s proposal to construct a Vietnam War Memorial on the grounds of the State Capitol State Park in Salem. The session will include a presentation by the proposer, the Vietnam War Memorial Fund (http://vietnamwarmemorialfund.org).

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COVID-19

VA Portland Veteran COVID Vaccinations Expanding

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) is pleased to announce that residents and staff at its Oregon Veterans’ Homes in Lebanon and The Dalles received their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from Consonus Healthcare over the weekend.