Tag: Vietnam veterans

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Honor flight takes off

After more than a year of cancellations and postponements, Honor Flight of Central Oregon took off for Washington D.C. on September 22. Twenty-three veterans from

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▶️ War Stories: John Gallaway

During his time in the service, John Gallaway’s job was to bring soldiers ashore from the dangerous jungles of Vietnam. While the Navy veteran faced

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▶️ War Stories: Leo Baker

On this week’s edition of War Stories, we feature Navy Veteran Leo Baker who recounts his time serving during the Vietnam War. From traveling across

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War Stories: Carl Shepley

After wrapping up high school, joining the service was his way  to get a college education. But this was during the Vietnam War and traveling

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Honor Flight Flies Again

Corvallis has many veterans of the Vietnam War, the Korean War, and quite a few of the Second World War, including a surprising number of Pearl

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Gresham vet honored for bravery

Gresham’s Gerald Kawecki saved four Americans during an encounter with enemy soldiers in Vietnam. Kawecki performed heroic actions after his group came under fire on