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Vietnam veterans

War Stories: Greg Vernon

When part of your job is hiding in bushes, scouting enemy territory, you’re bound to have some close calls. That’s exactly what Vietnam veteran Greg

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Author Spotlight: Jack Estes

Jack Estes is the author of “Searching for Gurney,” one of the books featured in Issue 8 of ODVA’s Veteran News Magazine. In 1967 Jack

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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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Vietnam Women’s Memorial sculptor dies

Glenna Goodacre, sculptor of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial in Washington, D.C., died April 13 at 80. Diane Carlson Evans, founder of the memorial and a

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Vietnam War Veteran Sam Morris

In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war