Military

Oregon celebrates Women Veterans Day

MEDFORD, Ore. — Governor Kate Brown has designated June 12th as Women Veterans Day in Oregon, joining three other states to honor the holiday. The day also marks the 71st anniversary of the women’s armed services integration act, which recognizes contributions made by …

Honoring Our Veterans: Part Four

Medford, Ore. — Veteran’s Day is just a couple days away, and in honor of those who have served, NBC5 News is bringing you a local veteran’s story each day on NBC5 News at 6. Each of the vets we’re meeting are …

Honoring Our Veterans: Part One

White City, Ore. — Veteran’s Day is Saturday, November 11, and in honor of our service members, NBC5 News is bringing you a local vet’s story each day of the week on NBC5 News at 6. Each of the veterans has faced …

US service member killed in Syria

(CNN) — A US service member was killed in northern Syria Thursday from wounds sustained in a blast from an improvised explosive device, according to the US-led coalition fighting ISIS. This marks the first time a US service member has been killed …

Loss of leg can’t stop Texas cop

Fort Hood, Texas (KCEN) — Retired Sergeant William Fisher is new to the Fort Hood Police Department, and he is already turning heads. In fact, as far as Fisher knows, he is the only officer of his kind in the entire Department …

Night flight training over Klamath, Lake Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore. — The 173rd Fighter Wing will be making some night time thunder over Klamath and Lake Counties this week. Crews from Kingsley Field conducted night flight training Monday night, and it will continue through Thursday. The training allows pilots …

‘Attempt’ at coup in Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey – The Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said a group within the Turkish military engaged in what appeared to be an attempted coup. NBC News reports Yildirim did provide details, but said Turkey would never allow any “initiative that would interrupt …