Veterans

Veteran Herb ‘Buck’ Rogers, alongside Kalamalka Highlanders piper and Okanagan Military Tattoo president Norm Crerar. Rogers celebrated his 100th birthday at the Vernon’s Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Second World War veteran celebrates 100th birthday in Vernon

Herbert ‘Buck’ Rogers served as a member of the Royal Canadian Artillery

 

Feds gave 1,600 veterans priority hiring, but could have been higher: report

Act was launched on July 1, 2015 and was to intended to help veterans find post-military work

 

PHOTOS: 101-year-old B.C. veteran completes 101 laps, raises nearly $150,000 for charity

‘I knew I could do it and I’ve done it,’ centenarian says

 

Canadians mark 75th anniversary of Netherlands liberation with online tulips

Internet inundated with photos of tulips posted with #Netherlands75 and #TulipsAtHome

Alleged veteran impersonator removed from Okanagan Legion Wall of Honour

The man had appeared at events including Remembrance Day in 2019.

  • Jan 29, 2020

Tickets available for Vernon’s seventh-annual Okanagan Military Tattoo

The city’s largest indoor event will take place July 25-26, 2020

Vernon couple hopes to return lost Memorial Cross to veteran’s family

Heather and Brian Neill found the medal honouring a WWII flying officer in a discarded jewelry box

Photos: Vernon Remembrance Day ceremony attended by thousands

Dozens of wreaths were placed at the base of a Remembrance Day monument at Kal Tire Place

Armstrong war veterans remember fighting for ‘best country in the world’

Paul Koop, George Hoffman and Steve Makarenko all served in the Second World War

Vernon students leave no stone alone, no veteran forgotten

More than 100 students honoured veterans at a ceremony at Pleasant Valley Cemetery on Friday

Armstrong resident and World War II veteran nears 100th birthday

Paul Koop turns 100 in December and is wishing for young generations to value Canada the way he does

Victoria veteran begs people to please not touch his service dog

Members of the public are often unaware of proper service dog etiquette