May 15, 2019

Gone but no longer forgotten: At long last, these four WWI veterans receive memorial service

Upon receiving the flags, Newman-Keyes gave one each to Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman and Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs …
May 8, 2019

Public memorials next week to honor veterans whose remains were forgotten

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Rep. Peter DeFazio. Representatives of the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs and the military branches are …
April 19, 2019

Why 28 veterans were forgotten for decades, and how their memories and remains were rescued

Then the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs helped verify that the veterans who had been found were eligible to find their final rest at the …
March 4, 2019

These women were denied veteran status for decades. Congress can’t overlook them again.

Elizabeth Cobbs, a history professor at Texas A&M and a senior fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, is the author of “The Hello Girls.” Women were …
February 26, 2019

Not Every Woman Who Served With the U.S. Military During World War I Got the Same Treatment. Here’s Why

The First World War is often described as the first “modern” war. The term generally refers to mechanized warfare in the form of tanks and airplanes; […]
February 15, 2019

The Harlem Hellfighters show that diversity is America’s advantage in both war and peace

A century ago, on Feb. 17, 1919, the U.S. Army’s 369th Infantry Regiment, nearly 3,000 African American soldiers and known as the Harlem Hellfighters, returned from […]
February 1, 2019

They Shall Not Grow Old Review: Peter Jackson’s Astonishing, Emotional Look at WWI

After a few of those weird one-off Fathom Events screenings that you never hear about in time, Peter Jackson’s World War I documentary They Shall Not […]
December 20, 2018

World War I in Color: Incredible Photos Bring Conflict to Life

A new book, “They Fought in Colour,” wants to help modern audiences feel a deeper sense of connection with the soldiers.
December 15, 2018

Review: Peter Jackson’s documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old” brings WWI footage to life

“They Shall Not Grow Old” is a tribute paid by the present to the past, and what a gorgeous gift it turns out to be. The […]