Soldiers Say Goodbye to Loved Ones

EUGENGE, Ore. — Families filled a conference room at the Hilton Friday night to say goodbye to their loved ones. The 970th Transportation Detachment, a Eugene based U.S. Army Reserve unit made up of about 20 soldiers will leave for Afghanistan in less than 36 hours. “We’ve got everything from brand new soldiers that just … Continue reading »

Soldiers Say Goodbye to Loved Ones

EUGENE, Ore. — Emotions were high at the deployment ceremony for the 971st Transportation Detachment Saturday. “Soldiers do your job knowing that we care,” said Norm Hoffman, retired Brigadier General. The army unit of 20 soldiers not only had the support of their family and friends, but the Patriot Guard Riders, a national group of … Continue reading »