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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 …

Rogue Valley Veterans remember D-Day

MEDFORD, Ore. – Thursday marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day when allied forces landed at Normandy during World War II. “So many people killed. I mean there were people dead lying there all over the place,” Rogue Valley veteran, Frank Hernandez said. Many …

102-year-old veteran honored with WWII medals

OGUNQUIT, Maine (WCSH) — A 102-year-old Maine veteran received WWII medals Friday that were 73 years overdue. Senator Angus King presented Dr. Ruth Endicott with four medals at her home in Ogunquit. Endicott’s daughter Lynne Sauer contacted King’s office in 2018 to …

Custom made motorcycles for wounded veterans

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two local organizations are helping wounded combat veterans transition back into normal life. Combat Hero Bike Build is a non-profit organization that builds custom motorcycles for wounded heroes.  It’s a national program with a portion of the work being …

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 …