Spying the Friendly Skies

Drone aircraft used for recon in Afghanistan are now in Portland.

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Military surveillance drones of the kind used to spy on Taliban targets for U.S. forces in Afghanistan are now based in Portland, but U.S. government officials are unclear how or when they might   More
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 COREY PEIN

Oregon's Fallen

Oregon's war deaths by the numbers.


One hundred and thirty men and women from Oregon have died in action while serving in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, from 2002 to the present. The median age of the dead is 24. They include six soldiers as young as 19—among them are Spc. Taylor D. Marks, a recent high-school graduate from Monmouth who joined the Oregon National Guard to help pay for school where he had planned to study Japanese ...   More
Friday, September 9, 2011 EMILY GREEN

Photographer of Military Funerals Needs Help to Continue His Work

Local photographer Q Madp has long worked to honor U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan with photos of their funerals. But he says that work is now in jeopardy because of his own financial hardships. Madp isn't seeking handouts, though. Just help in the form of somebody agreeing to sponsor his documentary work. For the past eight years, the Northeast Portland man has attended and ...   More
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 JESSICA LUTJEMEYER

Oregon Gay/Lesbian Vets Group Wants Obama To Go Faster on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

President Obama's pledge on Saturday at the annual dinner of the Human Rights Campaign to “end 'Don't Ask Don't Tell” comes at an opportune time for Veterans for Human Rights. The Portland nonprofit, which promotes equal rights in the Armed Forces, has scheduled a re-organizational meeting Oct 21 at 7 pm at the Q Center (4115 N. Mississippi Ave) to create new leadership. “Everything ...   More
Monday, October 12, 2009 Sasha Ingber


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