In 2015, I was separated from the U.S. Army with a General Discharge, Under Honorable Conditions. I returned to California with no idea what I
Tag: Post-9/11 veterans
BRUSH PRAIRIE, Wa. — It was a special day for a Portland veteran who was severely wounded and disabled by an improvised explosive device in
For more than four years, Michael Rodriguez has been leading a bid to establish a memorial to U.S. service members who have fought in the
In our weekly war stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon veterans, some who made it back from their war and
Bass, a Belgian Malinois, served more than six years in Marine Corps special operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Somalia. During his time in Iraq, Bass
Even in kindergarten, Josh Rizzo would finish his assignments and then head over to his classmates to help them finish their work. That’s just the
Colin Haines is now a different kind of warrior. “When I was in the military, I was taking care of some blatantly obvious physical wounds,”
A pair of post-9/11 veterans in Congress are pushing fellow lawmakers to lock in a prominent spot on the National Mall for the planned Global War
Veterans Day is personal to Josh Rizzo. The 39-year-old Bend man lives with the memories of serving in the U.S. Army during the Iraq War
Mike Aaron was an 18-year-old high school senior when his father woke him up one early September morning with the news.
K9s for Warriors is a non-profit organization that provides trained service dogs for Veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual
HILLSBORO, OR (KPTV) – A local veteran who was injured while serving in Afghanistan will soon be getting a helping hand from a poodle.