WWII

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 …

World War II vet celebrates 100 years

Albuquerque, N.M. (KOB) – World War II veteran Miguel Alarid celebrated his 100th birthday Saturday. His steps may be more precise, his movement more meaningful. But at his age, Alarid has no trouble getting around, and no trouble celebrating a rare milestone. …