Roger Piper, 88, Springfield resident and Korean Conflict vet, reflects quietly on his service at the Springfield VFW Hall on Friday, Nov. 11 before taking in his Veterans Day meal. Piper is the past president of the Springfield VFW (2008 -' 09) and is the Ritual Team Commander. Community Brave Faces of our veterans by Chronicle Staff on November 17, 2022 Chronicle Staff Author More in Community: Heyman on turning 99: ‘Seems like the same, old life’ June 1, 2023 Valley lends slow, steady salute on Memorial Day June 1, 2023 Any way you slice it: Bread Club a staple in Cottage Grove’s culture June 1, 2023 Creswell & Springfield photos by Bob Williams; Cottage Grove photos by Bobby Stevens In Springfield… Air Force veteran and Springfield resident Rocky Trotter, 66. Korean Conflict veteran Roger Piper, 88, of Springfield. Ken Schmitt of Springfield; USAF. 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron. Spent six months at Bien Hoa and six months at Phu Cat. Schmitt trained in nuclear weapons and worked mostly in conventional weapons on F-100 Aircrafts. In Creswell… Creswell veterans stand in recognition of their service at the Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11 Mary Moyer, 92, of Creswell, sits in the frigid air remembering her loved ones who served. Creswell family, from left to right, Joseph, Madelyn, Moses, Malachi, Hannah and Evelyn Kleman waving flags to honor veterans with mom, Leslie Kleman. Creswell residents, from left to right, Colleen, Kyla, Tom, Tawnya and Matt Ellis came out to honor their husband, grandfather, and father, Tom Ellis. Creswell’s Dave Miller, member of Creswell VFW and CEO and Chairman of Veteran Medical Emergency Transport, Inc. Creswell VFW Post commander Camren Baker. Creswell VFW auxillary member Jeanna Perrion and son Nicholas Pierron, who passed out the flags during the ceremony. In Cottage Grove… During the Cottage Grove ceremony, veterans and family members honored the flag. Captain Perry Thiede wore a traditional union soldier uniform to honor the history of Fort Klamath. The Cottage Grove VFW members posed outside the armory, from left to right, Mesha Macauley, Kenneth Hunt, Earle Quinlan and Sean Brigg.