veterans

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 …

Part 6: The Southern Oregon Honor Flight

Washington, DC –  As we observe Veterans Day, we’re wrapping-up our special series on Honor Flight of Oregon. 25 veterans from southern Oregon went to Washington, DC in September. Over three days they traveled across the country and back again, seeing more …

Veterans honored at annual Veterans Day concert

MEDFORD, Ore. — Veterans, young and old, gathered in Medford on Sunday to celebrate all of those who have and continue serving in our armed services. Hundreds attended the free concert at Central Medford High school to commemorate the 100th anniversary of …

Part 2: The Southern Oregon Honor Flight

Washington, D.C. –  In September, 25 local veterans boarded a plane to DC. The free trip was made possible through Honor Flight of Oregon, a non-profit which aims to make sure that every World War II and Korean War veteran that’s still with …