June 6, 2019

D-Day Paratrooper: ‘It Was Not My Aim To Be a Hero’

Seventy-five years ago today, more than 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy to fight Nazi Germany. This famous photograph, known as “Into the Jaws […]
June 5, 2019

“It Went Perfect.” A 97-Year-Old D-Day Veteran Just Parachuted Into Normandy – Again

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 joyous […]
June 5, 2019

Salem-area veterans who were there on D-Day

Some Salem-area veterans parachuted behind enemy lines on June 6, 1944 and others were among the first medics to arrive on the beaches of Normandy.
June 5, 2019

President Trump Joins World Leaders to Honor Veterans on D-Day Anniversary

(PORTSMOUTH, England) — Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump gathered Wednesday on the south coast of England to honor the troops […]
June 5, 2019

As It Was: Popular Army Sergeant Makes Medford, Ore., His Home

One World War II soldier stationed at Camp White, Sgt. Jimmy Dunlevy, became a solid citizen of nearby Medford, Ore., after the war.
June 5, 2019

A 100-year-old WWII veteran has wanted to skydive since 1942. He finally made the jump.

A naval aviator in World War II, Ronald Mason has always wanted to parachute. Last weekend, the 100-year-old Iowan made his first jump.
June 5, 2019

Louis Levi Oakes, Last of the Mohawk Code Talkers, Dies at 94

Native American soldiers like Mr. Oakes helped Allied forces prevail in World War II with an impenetrable code based on indigenous languages.
June 1, 2019

Mourners say farewell to Bob Maxwell, the ‘greatest of the greatest generation’

World War II veteran Bob Maxwell, the nation’s oldest Medal of Honor … Bend Heroes Memorial, WWII Veterans Historic Highway, Oregon Medal of …
May 31, 2019

Remembering Bend’s Own Robert D. Maxwell

On Friday (May 31, 2019), a public Remembrance with Honors was held at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds, in Redmond, for longtime Bend resident Robert Dale Maxwell, […]