veteran

Veteran regains lost items after Almeda fire

MEDFORD, Ore., — An 89-year-old Korean War veteran lost everything in the Almeda fire. Now, Congressman Walden and other government officials are helping to replace what they can. One year before the deadly Almeda fire, veteran John Bromstead met Congressman Greg Walden …

Homeless veteran turned away from motel

 ASHLAND, Ore. — A Rogue Valley group came together to help a homeless veteran and his wife after a motel wouldn’t let them stay there. Lisa Yancy and her husband James had been sleeping in their car and hopping between places to …

Medford WWII veteran passes away at 101

MEDFORD, Ore. — The family of a decorated World War II veteran is hoping people will honor his life with donations to some of his favorite charities. Alan Axtell passed away this month at the age of 101. NBC5 News introduced you to …

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 …