veteran

Veteran’s bike stolen, community on the lookout

MEDFORD, Ore.– A special gift meant for a local veteran has now been stolen leading to a wave of support over social media to help find the hijacked present. Karin Wicks, an employee with A First Choice Staffing & Medical Registry – a medical staffing company – told NBC5 News over the phone …

98-year-old WWII Navy veteran laid to rest

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A Rogue Valley veteran from our greatest generation was laid to rest Friday afternoon. You may have gotten to know Geraldine “Ruth” Parks in early November, when the 98-year-old was featured in NBC5’s Honor Flight series. A memorial …

Part 6: The Southern Oregon Honor Flight

Washington, DC –  As we observe Veterans Day, we’re wrapping-up our special series on Honor Flight of Oregon. 25 veterans from southern Oregon went to Washington, DC in September. Over three days they traveled across the country and back again, seeing more …