EUGENE, Ore. — It was a big weekend for some veterans from Oregon. And now they’re back home after a long trip to Washington DC.
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After an emotional week at the nation’s capital a group of local veterans has returned from their honor flight to Washington D.C. It’s an annual
Today, nearly two dozen Central Oregon veterans of the Korean and Vietnam wars boarded their Honor Flight. Destination: Washington, D.C. for an official “Thank you
Like many at the time, Richard Piatt was still a teenager when he joined the Navy. The World War II veteran from Redmond shares his
Living history at the Airshow of the Cascades in Madras on Saturday as Pearl Harbor survivor Dick Higgins recounted memories of his time as a
MEDFORD, Ore. —One non-profit is giving back to those who have given the most and helping some life-long dreams take flight. Dream Flights Foundation restores
A lot has happened in the last 100 years, and Dick Higgins has lived through it all. He’s a local navy veteran that survived the
During World War II, he served on a landing craft training waves of soldiers. From the ports of Pearl Harbor to the Japanese mainland, the
On July 15, 2021, at 12 noon (EST), the Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA) will commemorate the second annual Day of Affirmation at the World
Francisco Villavicencio enjoyed parade, indoor party with family during birthday bash
Paul Bowen and Juanita Hoffmeister, high school classmates who reconnected after 64 years, celebrate their 100th birthdays in Salem.
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