Honor Wall

Northwest Compass is honored to salute the brave men and women who serve and have served in the US Military. We hope you will join us in making the NWC Honor Wall a place to thank our loved ones for their service, share their bravery, document their stories and let them know we will never forget.

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  • Donald Ottenstein, 1943 – 2015

    My dad was a medic in the United States Air Force when he met my mom, a nurse. You know how there’s always that guy in every group who “knows a guy”? That was my dad. He was funny, kind, generous and outgoing, even making friends waiting in line at the grocery store. He loved his family and enjoyed watching sports, bowling and playing cards with his friends.


Today we are excited to share a video from one of our homeless/independent youth advocates. Nathan is studying chemical engineering and is about to graduate from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We are amazed by his incredible perseverance to accomplish his goals despite his unbelievable struggles. Thank you for sharing your story! ... See MoreSee Less

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