Soldier Sign Goes Up on Highway 34

BENTON COUNTY, Ore. — A highway sign honoring a fallen soldier has finally been put up. ODOT put up the sign in honor of Tyler Troyer on Highway 34. The Tangent man was killed while serving in Iraq. Troyer’s family says the sign will help educate the public about our heroes and keep their memory … Continue reading »

Memorial Soldier Signs Unveiled

ALBANY, Ore. — The families of two fallen soldiers from western Oregon have waited a long time to get a special memorial for their loved ones. At the American Legion in Albany, two memorial highway signs were unveiled Monday. Lance Corporal Tyler Troyer, of Tangent, and Specialist Eric McKinley, of Philomath, both lost their lives … Continue reading »

Family Supports Soldier Memorial Signs

The families of two fallen soldiers from western Oregon are trying to get parts of Highway 34 named after their loved ones. Lance Cpl. Tyler Troyer of Tangent and Spc. Eric McKinley of Philomath both lost their lives in Iraq in 2004 and 2005. Troyer’s family members say it would be an extreme honor to … Continue reading »

Fallen Soldier Highway Sign House Bill

PHILOMATH, Ore. — The family of two fallen soldiers from Western Oregon are trying to get parts of Highway 34 named after their loved ones. Lance Corporal Tyler Troyer of Tangent and Specialist Eric McKinley of Philomath both lost their lives in Iraq in 2004 and 2005. Family members of Lance Corporal Tyler Troyer say it would … Continue reading »