The Canby/Aurora VFW Post 6057 already faced significant challenges in holding its 76th anniversary remembrance ceremony of the flag raising at Iwo Jima — not
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Letters Bernard Brown wrote from overseas during WWII, to a girl back home who would eventually become his wife, have been compiled in “Dear Selma”
Hershel “Woody” Williams survived Iwo Jima, destroying six enemy pillboxes. When offered the COVID-19 vaccine, the Medal of Honor recipient didn’t hesitate. “I would encourage any
Ray Wood’s neighbors posted greetings and hosted him at a celebration to mark his 93rd birthday in Keizer on Wednesday, Jan.20.
Bernard D. Brown is the author of “Dear Selma,” one of the books featured in Issue 8 of ODVA’s Veteran News Magazine. Like many young
MEDFORD, Ore. – A local World War Two Veteran passed away on New Years Day. His story became known when the U.S. Marine Corps petitioned
In this image from House Television video, Staff Sgt. Lewis Woo Yee of Houston, accepts a Congressional Gold Medal during a virtual ceremony broadcast from
They’ve had one goal since the pandemic began: Protect gramps. He survived the Dust Bowl, The Great Depression, Pearl Harbor and World War II. And
U.S. servicemen and women and National Park Service officials gathered at Pearl Harbor on Monday to remember those killed in the attack. Elderly survivors stayed
The stamps recognize Japanese Americans who fought for a country that imprisoned them, and a woman physicist who excelled in a male-dominated field.
(KTVZ) — For the past five years, Dane Prevatt of Honor Flight Central Oregon has been organizing cross-country trips to honor America’s veterans.
The World War II Memorial, The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Korean War Memorials are just … There are just over 5,000 living in Oregon.