Tagged: Military

Oregon Among FAA Drone Testing Sites

OPB | Jan. 03, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: The Federal Aviation Administration accepted an application from Alaska, Hawaii, and Oregon to test unmanned aircrafts in an effort to integrate them into the nation's airspace.

Sexual Assaults Increasing In The Armed Forces

May 09, 2013 12:06 p.m.

An alarming new study shows sexual assaults are on the rise in the military.

Legislation Could Help Vets Convicted Of Crimes

March 28, 2013 12:25 p.m.

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill aimed at helping military veterans who have been convicted of a crime.

Reducing Suicide Rates Among Soldiers and Veterans

Nov. 19, 2012 12:06 p.m.

What can be done to decrease the growing number of suicides among active duty soldiers and veterans?

Awaiting KBR Lawsuit Verdict

Nov. 02, 2012 12:06 p.m.

We'll hear the details about the KBR case from The Oregonian's Mike Francis.

Vets' Benefits Under DADT

April 23, 2012 9:30 a.m.

Veterans who were discharged under other than honorable conditions during the now defunct "Don't Ask Don't Tell" military policy are having a hard time getting benefits. 

Killings in Afghanistan

March 12, 2012 9:06 a.m.

An Army staff sergeant from Joint Base Lewis McChord allegedly killed at least 16 civilians in Afghanistan yesterday.

Soldiers, Veterans, and Abuse

Jan. 23, 2012 9:30 a.m.

According to newly released data, the rate of suicide among veterans has dropped (but risen among active duty soldiers), and the incidents of domestic abuse and child abuse among veterans have increased. We'll find out what's happening.

Counter-Recruiters

Oct. 26, 2011 9:20 a.m.

Should "counter-recruiters" who are skeptical of the benefits of military service have the same access to highschool students as military recruiters?

The End of Don't Ask Don't Tell

Sept. 20, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Even though some GOP lawmakers tried to delay it, the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell will take effect today. What does this mean for you?

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