Author: Daniel Payne

Date of death: October 17 2019 Brandon was born in Portland, Oregon to Scott and Delores Greene on Aug. 11, 1989. Brandon graduated from Lakeridge High School in 2007, as well as, Portland State University in June 2015, with a …

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There was another big turnout this morning for the annual Veterans Breakfast, organized by the City of Tualatin and community volunteers. Here’s the program: Person Title Duty Frank Bubeink Tualatin Mayor Master of Ceremonies Tualatin Police Department Color Guard Display …

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In 1926 Congress declared November 11 as the date to celebrate the anniversary of the end of World War I. In 1938 Congress passed an act that named the day Armistice Day and made it a legal holiday.   In …

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The Tualatin VFW Auxiliary was proud to sponsor, support and attend the annual Regatta Run in 2019 as a way to honor the memory of Cpl. Matthew Lembke.

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Hi, I’m Frederick Puffenberger. On May 22, 2019, I was named the new Executive Director for the VFW National Home for Children here in my hometown of Eaton Rapids, Michigan. Who would have guessed that 80 years after my grandfather, …

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Register NOW for this year’s Veterans Recognition Breakfast! Honor and salute veterans at this annual event. Come enjoy a delicious catered breakfast celebrating veterans’ and all they’ve done for our country. Guest speakers will present and prizes will be raffled …

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Happy 105th birthday to us! On September 14, 1914, the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars was organized in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our name has since changed to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and our eligibility includes close …

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We asked veterans’ advocates like you to contact your U.S. Representatives and Senators to demand Congress pass H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. On Wednesday, we accomplished this goal when the Senate unanimously passed H.R. 299.  Our …

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President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed June 14th as Flag Day back in 1916, but it wasn’t until 1949 that our Congress passed legislation to establish this day of observance. Feel free to show your patriotism by flying your flag today.

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What a wonderful Memorial Day we had in Tualatin, there’s so much community support for the memory of our fallen veterans. Our picnic was catered by Dalton’s Northwest Catering, and organized by the Tualatin VFW Auxiliary Picnic Sponsors Many thanks …

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