War Stories: Walt Orum

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans–some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t.

This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces you to the story of World War II army veteran Walt Orum. Thanks to Walt and Shirley for sharing his story.

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 and Tuesday afternoon on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: The Life and Legacy of Bob Shotwell

When we launched our War Stories series more than two years ago, longtime La Pine resident Bob Shotwell was the first Central Oregon veteran that we profiled. 

Shotwell passed away last week at the age of 94, so for this week’s War Stories, we look back at the life and legacy of World War II veteran and longtime journalist, Bob Shotwell.

Thanks to Bob’s son, Michael, for sharing his father’s story. Central Oregon Daily gives our condolences to the Shotwell family and the community of La Pine.

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 and Tuesday afternoon on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Nicolas Mezzanatto

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s 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 Nicolas Mezzanatto.

Thanks to Nicolas Mezzanatto for sharing his story.

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: Tom Marple

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s 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, Tom Marple.

Thanks to Tom for sharing his story. 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: 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: Bob Sandberg

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s 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, Bob Sandberg

Thanks to Bob for sharing his story. 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: Dave Smith

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans–some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t.

This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces you to the story of Bend resident and veteran of two wars in Iraq, Dave Smith.

Thanks to Dave for sharing his story. 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: Paul Kelly

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans–some who made it back from their war, and some who didn’t.

War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of a Vietnam War veteran now living in Redmond, named Paul Kelly.

Thanks to Paul 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: Mark Moseley

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. This week, war stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of Vietnam war veteran Mark Moseley.

Thanks to Mark for sharing his story. 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: 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.