AURORA, Ore. (KOIN) — Hundreds of veterans and their family members flew in vintage aircraft on Wednesday to celebrate the end of World War 2.
She was one of 38 surviving members of the WASPs, who freed men for combat duty by ferrying military planes to domestic embarkation points.
John Vierra was a jack of all trades, ranging from motor pool maintenance to personnel and serving with combat engineers and tank battalions. Read full
Retired Lt. Col. Stanton Rickey rides in a black 1967 Chevrolet Camaro convertible during the annual Krazy Dayz parade in Dallas, Oregon, on July 27,
Rosie the Riveters didn’t know their contributions during WWII would pave the way for women of today
In a room full of denim and red polka-dot scarves, the echo of history danced its way to a whole new generation of women’s empowerment.
LaGrande, Ore. – The last original member of the Oregon Air National Guard died over the weekend. In April 1941, Fred Parish enlisted—along with 117
Robert Friend, a decorated fighter pilot who flew 142 combat missions with the fabled Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, then became an expert on
MEDFORD, Ore.– More than a dozen veterans returned to the Rogue Valley Sunday after taking… Read full story and keep up to date on veteran-related
American soldier KT Robbins fell in love with French woman Jeannine Pierson in 1944, but lost touch when he went to fight on the Eastern
Story by Tyler Francke, ODVA Communications Seventy-five years ago today, more than 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy to fight Nazi Germany. Spurred
For the past 10 years, a cadre of field researchers in France has been digging up, documenting and cataloging the physical remains of the Normandy
For the second time in his life, Tom Rice, a 97-year-old from San Diego, has parachuted into Normandy. Wednesday’s feat, however, was a lot more