Oregon receives $500K to assist veterans in rural areas

The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs said Monday it will receive grants worth a combined $500,000 to provide free transportation to medical appointments for military veterans living in 10 rural counties.


Reporter continues search for veteran who sent Purple Heart

When it arrived in the mail, postmarked April 17, 2000, I was astonished that a military veteran would discard his Purple Heart. And yet, I was holding it in my hand and asking questions I couldn’t answer. Who sent it? Why? What am I supposed to do with it? And again: Why?

Ga. salutes veterans of Vietnam War

The Vietnam War, along with the Civil Rights Movement, defined the 1960s for many Americans. Fifty years later, the State of Georgia is recognizing veterans of that conflict with a phrase they didn’t hear much when they came home: Thank you.

Sailors at reunion meet the Marines they saved during Vietnam War battle

Many of the Marines trying to defend a base near the DMZ and the sailors whose shelling slowed the advancing North Vietnamese army tanks and infantry units had never met.

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