Thirteen Navy and Air Force veterans who served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War were honored Thursday at the Roseburg National Cemetery Annex. It was the last of three days of services for 28 veterans whose remains were forgotten on a shelf for decades at a local mortuary.
The Veterans for Peace 181 will hold a protest against a possible war with Iran from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday in front of Fred Meyer on Garden Valley Boulevard in Roseburg.
Eleven Army veterans who served during World War II and the Korean War were honored Wednesday at the Roseburg National Cemetery Annex in the second of three days of services.
The cremated remains of four World War I veterans were transported in a horse-drawn carriage, accompanied by Patriot Guard Riders and a police escort, to their final resting place at the Roseburg National Cemetery Annex Tuesday afternoon.
A series of three public memorials will be held at the Roseburg National Cemetery Annex next week to honor 28 veterans whose remains were forgotten on the shelf at a local mortuary — some for as many as 44 years.
Veterans and their families can learn more about death benefits available to them at a seminar to be held this week at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Twenty-eight veterans whose remains have waited unclaimed at a Roseburg funeral home, some for as many as 44 years, will be transported Friday morning to the Douglas County Courthouse. They will be stored there until memorial services with full military honors can be held, beginning May 14.
In 2015, John Kilby was thriving as an experienced nurse specializing in caring for mentally ill patients at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
An investigator from the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection concluded that there was not rampant retaliation against whistle-blowers at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
The Douglas County Veterans Day Parade Committee has named “Generations of Military Families” as this year’s grand marshal, and special honors for “Rosie the Riveters.” Generations of military families have been serving, defending, and dying long before we were a country.
The Elmer's Restaurants company has donated $40,000 to the Folds of Honor Foundation to fund seven scholarships for children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled during their service.
As a Vietnam-era Army veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder, Jessica Lloyd-Rogers knows the importance of outreach and advocacy for veterans struggling with mental illness.
When Adam “Tom” Britto and his wife, Dorothy Britto, presented a new community charity project, Operation Warm and Cozy, to the Myrtle Creek Elks Lodge No. 1943 it was enthusiastically endorsed.
One of the great things about the Roseburg VA is how they make use of an army of volunteers to bring additional services, opportunities and outreach to veterans. Here are a two examples of the great work being done by the employees and volunteers at our local VA.
SUTHERLIN — The lights in the Sutherlin High School gymnasium dimmed Thursday just as a video began to play. Pictures of local veterans mixed with messages from Sutherlin students.
After an unexpected holiday hiatus, I am back to bring you, the great citizens and veterans of Douglas County, information important to veterans, their families and supporters. Not to mention providing information about events and activities that promote patriotism and Americanism.
A group of 25 Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center employees gathered by the flagpole on the VA grounds Friday afternoon. Each of them had been impacted by the suicide of someone they cared about.
The Elkton School District is creating a Veteran’s Memorial on the Elkton High School Campus, and community members have 10 days left to help out by purchasing tiles honoring individual veterans.
A group of Vietnam veterans told The News-Review this week they’re about to lose a group therapy program they say has improved their lives and, in some cases, saved their marriages.
Local veteran leaders are worried a proposal to shift billions of dollars away from VA hospitals and into private health care will adversely affect their health and the health of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to shift billions of dollars from government-run veterans’ hospitals to private health care providers, setting the stage for the biggest transformation of the veterans’ medical system in a generation.
Andrea Bernhardt didn’t work for the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center, but she feels like she got fired by it last month anyway.
Seven wreaths went up Saturday at the Roseburg National Cemetery Annex at the annual Wreaths Across America event commemorating the veterans who died for their country, along with prisoners of war and those missing in action.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for an open position on the Douglas County Veterans Advisory Committee.