War Stories: Tom Danley

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war, and some who didn’t.

This week we introduce you to the story of Army veteran, Tom Danley.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories segment.

War Stories: Carl Juhl

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war, and some who didn’t.

This week we introduce you to the story of Carl Juhl, a World War II Army Air Corps veteran from Bend.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories segment.

War Stories: Gene Whisnant

Most of us know Gene Whisnant as a State Representative from Sunriver, but he had a long and distinguished career in the military before he went into politics.

This week, in our weekly War Stories segment, we look at Representative Whisnant’s service as a combat photographer in the Vietnam War.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories segment.

War Stories: Mark Wirges

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war, and some who didn’t.

This week we introduce you to the story of Mark Wirges, a Vietnam War veteran from Bend.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories segment.

Take a Flight on a Piece of WWII History

Whether you’re a WWII veteran or a history buff, Central Oregonians have a rare chance to climb inside a piece of history this weekend in Bend. It’s called the B-17 Aluminum Overcast and the owners are offering ground tours and flights aboard the 34,000 pound heavy bomber through Sunday.

Central Oregon Daily’s Warren Schultz got a chance to go up in the air for tonight’s cover story.

War Stories: Roger Johnson

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war, and some who didn’t.

This week we introduce you to the story of Roger Johnson, an Army veteran from Bend.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories segment.

War Stories: George McCart

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war, and some who didn’t.

This week we introduce you to the story of George McCart, a Vietnam War Navy veteran from Prineville.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories segment.

War Stories: Ambrose Denfeld

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series we introduce you to the story of a Central Oregon war veteran. In this week’s segment, we introduce you to the life and legacy of World War II veteran Ambrose Denfeld.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories.

War Stories Part 2: Regina Riser

Last week, Regina Riser shared the story of her husband of 9 months, Dale Peterson, when she was just 18, their love at first sight at such a young age, and how an IED took him from her on his first tour in Iraq. In the second of our two part series on how Dale’s death changed the course of Regina’s service in the military.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories.

 

War Stories: Dennis Peters

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly “War Stories” series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war, and some who didn’t.

This week we introduce you to a Vietnam Air Force veteran from Bend named Dennis Peters.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories segment.