veteran’s day

Mickey Butler, WWII veteran

Klamath Falls, Ore. – More than 16 million U.S. soldiers fought in World War 2. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, there are now less than 500 thousand still living. NBC2’s Lyle Ahrens spoke with one of those surviving heroes from …

Medford Veterans Day Parade cancelled this year

MEDFORD, Ore.– The Medford Veterans Day Parade hosted by Rogue Valley Veterans and Community Outreach has been cancelled this year. According to the nonprofit, there weren’t enough resources available to put on the parade and service the over 500 veterans they help …

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 Three

Medford, Ore. — In honor of Veteran’s Day Saturday, and all of our local service members, NBC5 News is bringing you a local vet’s story each day on NBC5 News at 6. Their journeys are all different, but their time in the …

Honoring Our Veterans: Part Two

Jacksonville, Ore. — In honor of our service members, NBC5 News is bringing you a local vet’s story every day on NBC5 News at 6 leading up to Veteran’s Day. In day two, we’re meeting Mike Whitfield. Battling a drug and alcohol …

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 …

Central Point commemorates veterans

Central Point, Ore. —  Earlier on Friday, Central Point held a Veteran’s Day celebration of their own. Central Point Parks and Recreation hosted a commemoration Friday morning, with veterans in the community as well as active duty military attending. The annual event was held …

Veteran’s Day Parade in Medford

Medford, Ore. — A parade through downtown Medford was just one of the celebrations held on Friday across the state and the region. A number of organizations participated in the parade – such as the american legion, Oregon Military Vehicles Collectors Club, Miss …