On April 17, 2020 this country lost one of its greatest defenders to COVID-19. Although fighting bravely for weeks to overcome the virus, it took
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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
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
Blue Water Navy Veterans and survivors who filed compensation claims in January and February 2020 have so far received over $140 million in retroactive benefits.
Governor Brown Proclaims March 30 “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” in Oregon.
Milwaukie American Legion Post 180, city officials and Daughters of the American Revolution are planning to rededicate the Vietnam War Commemorative Monument at Scott Park
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released an updated Department of Defense (DOD) list of locations outside of Vietnam where tactical herbicides were used, tested
On April 11th, 1966, three companies of the 1st Infantry Division, known as the “mud soldiers” were pinned down by Viet Cong forces outside of
Veterans, families, friends and the general public have several options to see Vietnam memorial walls in 2020 with the release of traveling wall schedules.
Organizations who want to thank Vietnam Veterans for their service can join the Vietnam War Commemoration Commemorative Partner Program. Many organizations host events around March
The possibility of a park in that section of town became a reality when the late Beverly M. Durham, who died in August 2018, donated
A disability law firm has teamed with veterans advocates to host an interactive map of U.S. ship locations during the Vietnam War. The map could