War Stories: Vietnam Veteran Ron Anderson

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

This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of Vietnam War veteran from Bend, Ron Anderson.

Thanks to Ron for sharing his story and a special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and for giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Andy Knox

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

In this episode, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to a World War II Navy veteran now living in Bend named Andy Knox.

Thanks to Andy for sharing his story and a special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Leon Devereaux

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.

For this week, we introduce you to the story of WWII pilot and former Bend mayor, Leon Devereaux.

A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Dick Watson

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories 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 92-year-old navy veteran Dick Watson.

A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Bob Maxwell – Part 1

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

In this episode, War Stories producer Warren Shultz looks at the life of the oldest living Medal of Honor recipient, who lives in Bend. Army World War II veteran Bob Maxwell.

Thanks to Bob for sharing his story and a special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

 

War Stories: Eugene Brick

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories 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 World War II Navy veteran and Bend native, Eugene Brick.

A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Honor Flight

In our weekly War Stories series we usually profile one veteran from Central Oregon, but this week, we have ten.

They were part of an annual Honor Flight, hosted by the Bend Heroes Foundation, giving World War II veterans from Oregon a chance to take a trip of a lifetime to the nation’s capitol and Central Oregon Daily’s Warren Shultz went along for the ride.

special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories.

War Stories: Dale Herbert

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans. This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of a World War II veteran, Dale Herbert, now living in La Pine.

special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories.

War Stories: Robbie Peoples

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans. This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of a local woman, Robbie Peoples, who served back on the homefront during World War II.

special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Lawrence ‘Red’ Zufelt

He witnessed the mushroom cloud over Hiroshima with his own eyes and went on to serve our country in three different wars. This is the story of Navy sailor and longtime Bend resident, Lawrence ‘Red’ Zufelt.

Zufelt passed away last Wednesday at the age of 90. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 16 at 1 p.m. at the Pilot Butte Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest with full military honors.

War Stories is sponsored by Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras.