For the second year in a row, Memorial Day observances in communities, organizations and even within family groups will look very different later this month
The next meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will be held Wednesday, June 2, 2021, via Zoom.
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The following story continues our month-long focus on Asian American and Pacific Islander veterans. The daughter
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The following story continues our month-long focus on Asian American and Pacific Islander veterans. Fireman 2nd
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The following story kicks off our month-long focus on Asian American and Pacific Islander veterans. On
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.
Today’s featured Oregon women veterans include “living legend” Mildred LaViolette Harrison, part of the first class of WAVES during the Second World War, and Lt. Col. Linda Campbell, the first to secure burial rights for her same-sex spouse in a national military cemetery.
Featured today are two more outstanding figures from Oregon’s women military history, including a Jewish German refugee who directed the troops’ dietary needs during WWII and one of the first known women with children to be allowed to serve in the nation’s military.
Today’s highlight features WWII Marine Corps Reservist Muriel “Dolly” Ruble and Army veteran Jessie Miller, one of the original “lionesses” in the Iraq War.
Today’s highlight features WWII WASP Geraldine “Jerry” Hardman Jordan who grew up in Ontario, Oregon and was inspired by Charles Lindbergh to learn to fly, and Vietnam-era Navy veteran Christine Lundberg, longtime public servant and former mayor of Springfield, Oregon.
Governor Brown Proclaims March 14-20 “Women’s Military History Week” in Oregon.
Did you know that the Charitable Checkoff program lets you designate all or part of your Oregon refund to support veterans?