August 17, 2018
Salem-News.com Veteran articles| Next Page
Salem-News.com (Nov-06-2015 15:18)
Veteran`s Day Ceremonies Throughout OregonSalem-News.com
Honoring all veterans who served in American wars.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Communities throughout Oregon will be hosting ceremonies, parades, and special gatherings to honor America's military veterans and commemorate Veterans Day.
Salem-News.com (May-03-2015 03:15)
Dr. Phil Leveque, WWII Hero and Pot Doc Has DiedBonnie King Salem-News.com
Doc Leveque was the greatest part of the Greatest Generation.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
It is with great sadness that I share this news. Our doctor, friend, teacher, and mentor 92-year old Phil Leveque passed away Saturday afternoon, peacefully with his family aside him.
Salem-News.com (May-16-2014 23:52)
Rising Tide of Veteran Suicides Concerns Oregon SenatorSalem-News.com
Senator Merkley Marks Military Appreciation Month by Co-Sponsoring Legislation to Prevent Suicide Among Veterans
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley visited Lines for Life on Friday to see its military helpline in action and met with veterans and veteran advocates to discuss how to stem the rising tide of suicide among veterans.
Salem-News.com (May-07-2014 09:45)
Marine Turned VA Civilian Discusses Saving Veterans from Foreclosure in New ``I Am AFGE`` DocumentarySalem-News.com
AFGE member and VA Loan Specialist Christopher Lee Castle helps veterans like himself every day
Christopher Lee Castle joined the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2008, eager to give back to the military community after having served in the Marine Corps.
Salem-News.com (Nov-14-2013 13:44)
Tribute to Vietnam Veteran Gary E HarveySalem-News.com
Special Forces Veteran from the Vietnam War is being held against his will in New York hospital.
(HORSEHEADS, NY) -
A wife's loving tribute to her husband, Gary Harvey - Veteran and unfortunately trapped in an abusive guardianship. Currently, Gary is confined to a hospital room and denied all visitation from family, friends, advocates - even clergy.
Salem-News.com (Oct-07-2012 10:59)
Police Accused of Murdering U.S. Soldier in New YorkSalem-News.com
"We did not find a weapon." - police spokesman
(NEW YORK) -
He was chased by an unmarked police car as he drove home. His tearful mother is demanding justice for her son. 'They are going to pay for this,' she said. 'We want justice.'
Salem-News.com (Jan-29-2012 15:24)
Remembering VietnamRalph E. Stone Salem-News.com
After 1,000 years of domination by China, Vietnam’s conflicts with the French and the U.S. were mere bumps in the road.
(SAN FRANCISCO) -
January 30th marks the forty-fourth anniversary of the beginning of the Tet Offensive, a defining event in the Vietnam War.
Salem-News.com (Sep-10-2011 22:02)
Get `er done!Bob Collinsworth – Salem-News.com
This story has been told in greater detail by Rebecca Liss in her article titled “An Unlikely Hero” and published September 10, 2002. It was recently reprinted by MSN/Slate.
(HARRISVILLE, N.H.) - The three words that make-up the title of today’s piece typify the attitude that caused more than one Commander-in-Chief to issue the order to “Send in the Marines”! Those words also define the attitude of a Marine who has been described as “Crazy Brave” for his actions at Ground Zero on September 11, 2001.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Aug-30-2011 15:20)
From Cheerleader to Enemy of the StateWilliam T. Hathaway Salem-News.com
From the Book RADICAL PEACE: People Refusing War published by Trine Day.
(OLDENBURG, Germany) -
The long, flouncy curls from Judy Davis's cheerleader days are gone. Her straight blonde hair is now cut short. Large blue eyes stand out in a face pale without makeup.
Salem-News.com (Jul-13-2011 03:46)
Generations of Resistance to WarDr. William T. Hathaway Salem-News.com
From the book RADICAL PEACE: People Refusing War, published by Trine Day 2010.
(OLDENBURG, Germany) -
A Granny for Peace told of finding young allies in the struggle against military recruiting. Due to the Patriot Act, she wishes to remain nameless