veteran

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 …

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 …