The Oregon Veterans Association announced their $5,000 donation to the Vietnam War Memorial project in the Oregon State Capitol thanks to countless veterans across Oregon participating in our statewide call to help honor our veterans.
The War Memorial includes;
– Vietnam memorial: A set of black granite columns to commemorate the 710 Oregonians killed in the Vietnam War. Their names will listed by their home of record
– Four benches – Brothers Benches — to honor the two Oregon families that lost two sons in Vietnam.
– Persian Gulf Memorial: A Persian Gulf War Memorial will pay tribute the six Oregonians who died in Operation Desert Storm.
– Purple Heart Memorial: A plaque remembering all recipients of the Purple Heart Medal from Oregon
– Gold Star memorial: A memorial monument designed by the Hershel “Woody” Williams Foundation will honor the more than 6,000 Gold Star Families from Oregon.