Oregon Stories

Glenn Yeager, Portland

(Nominated by Julie Van Orsow)
US Bancorp Tower
July 20, 2011

During his 14 year tenure in the Army, Glenn served overseas in Korea, Saudi Arabia and was assigned to patrol New Orleans for three months after the Katrina disaster. He was awarded a Bronze Star for service as a combat medic in Afghanistan, where he gave medical aid to his troops and also to residents of local towns. Glenn has also been a volunteer firefighter with the Sandy Rural Fire Department for 6 years and was awarded Firefighter of the Year for two consecutive years. He would drop anything to help out his community and his loved ones. Glenn loves his country and what the flag represents, and would do anything to help his country and its citizens. To Glenn the flag is everything, and for him it should be honored and revered.