veteran’s day

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 …

Defining a ‘Veteran’

Medford, Ore. — So often on Veteran’s day, we ask adults how veterans have impacted their life. But this Veteran’s day, NBC5 looks forward and asks the next generation, how important are veterans to us? “We chose to sign away that blank …

Salute to Veterans – Charles Jackson

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Charles Jackson says if it wasn’t for the military, his life would be very different. “I’d be in jail, or prison if I never joined the military.”  Says Jackson.  “Just sleeping on someone’s couch, going house to house …

Veterans Day deals

In honor of Veterans Day, many local restaurant chains are offering deals for those who served or are currently serving. Olive Garden, Applebee’s, Outback, Hometown Buffet, Texas Roadhouse and Red Robin are among those participating. The following is a partial list from …

Salute to Veterans: Wes Edmunson

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Wes Edmunson served 4 years in the Marine Corps, and 26 years in the Air Guard. “I’ve never been in any combat.”  Stressed Edmunson.  “Never been in country, anywhere, never been in danger, never been in harm’s way.” …

Salute to veterans – Eric Clark

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Eric Clark encountered several roadside bombs during his time in the army. “Total, I hit three IED’s.”  Explains Clark.  “I hit two in trucks, walked away from both of those, without a scratch.” But Clark wasn’t as lucky …

Veterans Day events in the Rogue Valley

Ore. — The Rogue Valley is holding several events in honor of all our nation’s armed forces on Veterans Day. Here are some of the day’s events and freebies at several nationwide restaurants: A commemoration ceremony at the Oregon Fallen War Heroes …