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If you have military related information you would like to see on this site,
please email the state coordinator.

Tillamook Naval Air Station

137th Spruce Production Division Military units for collecting spruce for airplains prior and into WWI.

Oregon In The Military Additional Links for military information.

WWII POWs  state wide listing

The Vietnam Veterans' Memorial - Oregon

Viet Nam War Casualities from Oregon From the National Archives

Korean War Casualties From the National Archives

Oregon Soldiers Killed in the Navy in WWI

Oregon Soldiers Killed in the Army in WWI

Japanese Hell Ship History

The Civil War Archive - Union Regiments - Oregon 

Civilian Public Service Camp #21 - to provide "alternative service under civilian direction" for conscientious objectors during WWII

National Archives Search - Archival Databases Search

Oregon Military History, Forts-Camps-Roads

Oregon in the American Civil War - History and Maps

Oregon History: World War II - Oregon Blue Book

Life on the Home Front Oregon SOS Archives Exhibit "This exhibit consists of the equivalent of over 400 printed pages of narrative text augmented by hundreds of images and thousands of pages of original documents describing Oregon before, during, and after World War II."

Oregon at War! Oregon Secretary of State Archives "... an exhibit and learning resource exploring the experiences of Oregonians in World War I as seen through the records of the State Council of Defense for Oregon."

Oregon Military Museum
Camp Withycombe
Clackamas OR 97015
Phone (503) 657-3984
Museum is currently closed for renovations, however, you can still contact them.

An extensive library full of military history.
Call or write ahead as they have only one part time curator
with a small staff of volunteers and are undergoing major rehab.

Military Dept. of the State of Oregon
PO Box 14350
Salem, OR 97309-5047
This is the Oregon National Guard headquarters.

You can publish a search inquiry in the Oregon Veterans News.
Contact the Department of Veterans Affairs,
700 Summer St, NE, Salem,OR 97310-1201
They publish a newsletter that goes to many veterans with new of interest as well as a column for
searching for individuals, units, etc. as well as a column for announcing reunions.

You can contact the National Personnel Records Center,
9700 Page Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132.
Unfortunately a fire destroyed many of their records in 1973. But some records survived.

You might also check with the Portland Police Bureau to see if they have records of your Oregon ancestor.
Portland City Hall, 1220 SW 5th Ave., Portland, OR 97204.
Ask that it be forwarded to the police department.