Community Members Honor Fallen Soldiers

EUGENE, Ore. — Flags line the rows at Pioneer Cemetery where many of Eugene’s oldest veterans are buried. ┬áMonday afternoon the cemetery was filled with people who gathered to pay tribute to fallen soldiers. During the ceremony a middle school band performed music and the Eugene firefighters pipes and drums group performed as well. Veterans … Continue reading »

UO Vets Help Vets Housing Project

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of University of Oregon student veterans spent Saturday lending a hand to others who have also served our country. The Veterans Housing Project offers affordable homes to local veterans who have recently returned to the US from deployment. St. Vinnie’s is behind the project, but they say a lot of … Continue reading »

Veterans Attend Job Fair

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — More than 40 companies and government agencies came out for the second annual Hiring Our Heroes event, which organizers stress is a hands-up, not a handout. Open to all veterans and their spouses, the fair was sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has a goal of hiring 500,000 vets by … Continue reading »