An Air Force veteran from Bend who spent decades enduring shame, anger and guilt after he was sexually assaulted in the U.S. military was one of six who publicly admitted in a September New York Times article what happened.
But he’s faced repercussions for doing so. Continue reading
Event: A Tribute to Veterans
Date: NOV 8, 2019
Details: Noon to 2 p.m. Pay tribute to our military veterans at our annual event. The presentation of the colors will begin at noon followed by a choral performance from the Oregon Spirit Chorus. There will be a World War II exhibit in the Galleria, and refreshments will be served.
Location: Capitol Rotunda
Congressman Greg Walden,
One evening, an Oregon veteran was out at dinner with some of his good friends. They chatted with interest about “The Wall that Heals,” a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall that was scheduled to visit the town in a few days. He would never get to visit it. That night after dinner he died by suicide. Continue reading