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Housing Eviction Freeze Executive Order from Kate Brown

By | March 26th, 2020|Government|0 Comments

St. Charles and Corona Virus Testing

It has come to our attention that Central Oregon employers are requesting for their employees to get tested and receive notes from doctors to confirm whether their employee(s) can continue to work or seek time off. Businesses should notsend employees to St. Charles (or other medical facilities) for testing and documentation. This is contrary to advice [...]

By | March 24th, 2020|Government|0 Comments

From: Governor Kate Brown’s Press Office

NEWS RELEASE March 23, 2020 Media Contact: Charles Boyle, 503-931-7773 Governor Kate Brown Tightens Social Distancing Measures, Tells Oregonians to “Stay Home, Save Lives” Updated orders for individuals, businesses, public organizations, and outdoor spaces to prevent COVID-19 spread (Portland, OR)—Governor Kate Brown today issued Executive Order 20-12, directing everyone in Oregon to stay at home [...]

By | March 23rd, 2020|Government|0 Comments

William Harmon Koho, Deschutes County

LCPL William Harmon Koho was born May 14, 1947.  He died March 14, 1967 at the age of 19 in Thua Thien Provence.  He is remembered on panel 16E, line 79.  You can read remembrances of him at https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/28580/WILLIAM-H-KOHO/

By | March 20th, 2020|Deschutes, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

William Richard Klawitter, Deschutes County

LCPL William Richard Klawitter died in Thua Thien Provence on March 1, 1968 at the age of 19--just 12 days before his 20th birthday.  He can be found on panel 42E, line 18.  For remembrances of LCPL Klawitter, please see https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/28255/WILLIAM-R-KLAWITTER/

By | March 19th, 2020|Deschutes, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

From Michele: I am relying on information I am able to find on several sites on the internet. Often there is conflicting information, or very little to be found. To continue with the four sets of brothers from Oregon on The Wall That Heals, today I will be telling you about David Lynn Evans and [...]

By | March 18th, 2020|Klamath, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

David Leroy Judy, Deschutes County

SGT David Leroy Judy was born December 18, 1949, and was 20 years old when he died in Tay Ninh Province on February 2, 1970.  You can find him on Panel 14W, Line 94.  You can find remembrances of him at https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/27002/DAVID-L-JUDY/.

By | March 17th, 2020|Deschutes, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

Richard Jerry Hornback

SSGT Richard Jerry Hornback was killed in Kontum Province on May 17, 1969. Born January 14, 1947, he would now be 73.  He was 22 when he died.  You may find the SSGT on Panel 24W, Line 31.

By | March 16th, 2020|Deschutes, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

Edward Maynard Hanson, Deschutes County

Born August 8, 1948, Edward Hanson was a PFC.  He was killed on September 13, 1969 in Quang Ngaio province.  He was 21 years old.  You can find his name on Panel 18W, line 79.  You can read remembrances at https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/21235/EDWARD-M-HANSON/.

By | March 13th, 2020|Deschutes, The Wall That Heals|0 Comments

The Wrights: Oregon Brothers on The Wall

Today, I would like to tell you about another set of brothers on The Wall That Heals. George and James Wright of Boring OR. George was born 9-19-1945. He went to Gresham High School where he pitched for the Varsity team. George enlisted in the Marines, June 17, 1966. In Vietnam he was assigned to [...]

By | March 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments