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October 12, 2013
Veterans await shutdown resolution
October 12, 2013 - 10:19am
September 25, 2013
Patriot dog teams will be honored
September 25, 2013 - 12:45pm
May 22, 2013
Veterans, community invited to Ride for Healing May 28
May 22, 2013 - 10:47am
March 15, 2013
Group transportation for area veterans
March 15, 2013 - 4:35pm
Helping veterans get better medical access
February 15, 2013 - 1:26pm
Thomas Coleman came back from Afghanistan in 2009, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. He said if there had been a veterans court available, he might have had more access to mental health care.
Clay County studies court to address concerns of vets
February 15, 2013 - 8:41am
May 23, 2012
Crowds gathered at the Veterans Memorial Park in Detroit Lakes Saturday morning for the official flag dedication. Six flags now fly permanently at the park, including one for each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces -- Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard and Air Force -- which flank the Stars and Stripes. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)
Flags are flying at Veterans Memorial Park in DL
May 23, 2012 - 4:04pm
The newly elected officers for the Lakeland Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary include (left to right); Leatrice Wirtz, chaplain; Charlotte Olson, commander; Mary Lou McCollum, adjutant; Virginia Gathman, junior vice commander; Kathy Chase, treasurer; Judy Pawlak, senior vice commander.
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary-Lakeland chapter elects officers
May 23, 2012 - 11:12am
November 16, 2011
Detroit Lakes American Legion Commander Dylon Willie shook hands and presented veterans with a certificate and bookmark.
Emmanuel celebrates veterans
November 16, 2011 - 12:27pm
November 15, 2011
Tom Selleys, 87, unfurls his flag during a stop on U.S. Highway 81 on Monday as he nears his destination of Abercrombie. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Purposeful walk: WWII vet, 87, hikes 28 miles to emphasize his patriotism
November 15, 2011 - 8:51am
November 12, 2011
DEDICATING THE NEW PARK on Friday were Detroit Lakes city dignitaries, veterans and park planners, who used a giant scissors to cut the ribbon and dedicate the Veterans Memorial Park, located at the corner of Washington Avenue and Highway 10.
Three cheers for veterans
November 12, 2011 - 5:07pm
November 11, 2011
Brody Welsh wears a bracelet inscribed with the names of three friends killed in Afghanistan. Herald photo by John Stennes.
For one Afghanistan vet, honoring comrades isn't enough
November 11, 2011 - 9:10am
May 25, 2011
AS it has in years past, the third annual Drifter Memorial Ride will make a stop at the grave of SSG Greg Riewer in Frazee. The ride begins at 12:15 p.m. Monday at the Frazee Event Center, where it will also end with a special meal for the ride participants.
There is a lot going on for Memorial Day
May 25, 2011 - 12:27pm
May 13, 2011
Ben Lunak is photographed Feb. 22, 2007, at his home in Grand Forks, N.D. Lunak credits his recovery to a positive attitude, a year after he lost his leg in Iraq. Herald photo by Eric Hylden.
CLIMB FOR HEROES: Grand Forks' Ben Lunak among soldiers, NFL types to scale Mount Kilimanjaro
May 13, 2011 - 8:34am
October 5, 2010
Veterans benefit to expire soon -- payments due to those whose tours were extended, or due to 'stop loss'
October 5, 2010 - 9:12am