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A painted tribute -- Operation Enduring Freedom car makes stop at Detroit Lakes VFW

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When the Detroit Lakes VFW hosted a meet and greet for the Patriot Riders this weekend, they got to see more than planned.

"We did not know that car was coming or we would have made arrangements," VFW Commander Dave Coalwell said.


That car is the Operation Enduring Freedom car, honoring National Guard soldiers who have died in the line of service. The time period of those deaths range from April 15, 2002 to Sept. 11, 2006, and include local serviceman Josh Hanson.

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