RICK HIGGINS File Photo
Editor's note: Printed here is the speech written and read by VFW Dept. of Oregon State Commander Rick Higgins at the Veterans Day Memorial Celebration in Creswell last weekend.
It is my great honor to serve as VFW Department of Oregon State Commander. I represent 14,848 VFW members and 5,000 VFW Auxiliary members statewide. If you qualify for our organization please talk to one of our members - we need your voice. We advocate for veterans.
This year, Veterans Day has extra meaning as . . .