About 100 veterans and other well-wishers turned out to the Roseburg National Cemetery Annex on Monday to mourn the passing and celebrate the life of a woman who has been described as a pillar of the veteran community.
Dodie Blessing was a leader in the local veteran community and a retired Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center nurse who dedicated her life to helping others. Friends said she was full of compassion, but also wouldn’t back down from a fight, especially when it came to championing the righ…
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, is feeling optimistic about the changes at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center. It’s like night and day, he said, over what it was just a few months ago.
Douglas County will join the rest of the nation in honoring the men and women who died serving their country with a variety of activities in several locations.
Beginning Friday, veterans with appointments at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center will be able to receive text reminders on their cell phones.
Some veterans didn’t get the welcome home they hoped for as they returned from the jungles of Vietnam or the deserts of Iraq, but a group of local middle school students did their best to help make up for that Thursday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Patrick W. Kelley Post 2468 on Walnut Str…
Hundreds turned out to the Roseburg National Cemetery Annex Thursday afternoon for a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. It was a chance for Vietnam veterans to be acknowledged for their service in a way they weren’t when they returned home.
Local veteran leaders have mixed reactions to the announcement that President Donald Trump fired Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin this week and nominated White House doctor Ronny Jackson to replace him.
Vietnam veterans will be recognized and thanked for their service at a commemoration Thursday of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.
Iraq War veteran Bill Congleton is not the sort of man to let his wartime injuries stand in the way of his active lifestyle. But when a doctor at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center cut off his pain medications, Congleton faced a personal crisis. Would he still be able to stay activ…
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, has called for regional networks that oversee veterans hospitals to be abolished or significantly restructured.