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Dr. Stacey Smith joined the North Dakota Army National Guard 18 years ago, not just to receive financial assistance with medical school but also because of a sense of patriotism and adventure. SUBMITTED PHOTO

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It’s the name of the game for military members and their loved ones, and while not all families in the Detroit Lakes area have a first-hand reason to remember that over the Memorial weekend, the Smiths do.


Stacey Smith is known to many around the area as Dr. Stacey Smith, the family practice physician who has diagnosed countless ear infections, strep throats, cuts and injuries, elderly issues, and just about every ailment his community has brought to him.

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