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Korean War

As aging veterans fly to D.C., team of medical professionals make the trip a success

As aging veterans fly to D.C., team of medical professionals make the trip a success

WASHINGTON, D.C. — They grew up in the United States during the deprivation of the Great Depression and went on to fight in World War II, bearing witness to some of the bloodiest, most protracted battles in American history.

April 27, 2014 3:17 pm Photos

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$54,000 helps ensure liftoff of 9th Honor Flight; Korean War vets will go next

$54,000 helps ensure liftoff of 9th Honor Flight; Korean War vets will go next

With donations totaling more than $54,000, the ninth and final tour of Big Sky Honor Flight will take off in May, bound for the nation’s capital.

April 14, 2014 1:45 pm Photos

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Big Sky Honor Flight schedules 2 final tours as talk of Korean War Honor Flight percolates

Two final trips of Big Sky Honor Flight are set for 2014, bringing to an end the program that has flown more than 600 World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the National World War II Memorial.

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Weekly Webb: Power of healing stories

Weekly Webb: Power of healing stories

They were hungry, cold and struggling to keep their boat upright in the Pacific Ocean, nine miles from land.

May 17, 2013 4:00 am Photos

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Korean, Vietnam war vets get long-awaited medals, honors

Korean, Vietnam war vets get long-awaited medals, honors

Three Vietnam and Korean war veterans -- two of whom passed away within the past few years -- on Friday received medals, ribbons and badges they had earned decades ago.

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Gov. to help mark annual Veterans Welcome Home Day

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day will be held on April 1 with ceremonies in Sheridan, Riverton, Afton and Rock Springs.

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Guest opinion: Lessons from a five-star president

Guest opinion: Lessons from a five-star president

As President Obama contemplates his second term, he has been talking to historians about another two-term president, Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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Remains of soldier, missing 62 years in North Korea, coming home to Stevensville

Remains of soldier, missing 62 years in North Korea, coming home to Stevensville

MISSOULA — Lucille Walker called him “Jay” for short. For many years, she didn’t know her brother’s real name was Luther. She was just 16 when she last saw him.

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Honor for all who serve: Veterans Day 2011

Honor for all who serve: Veterans Day 2011

MISSOULA -- One percent of Americans -- we all know what that refers to, right?

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Wyoming Korea War vets finally get awards for service

CHEYENNE — On Friday in Cheyenne, the Wyoming Army National Guard’s 300th Armored Field Artillery Battalion veterans will be awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation for their service in the Korean War.

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Wyoming guard unit to get Korea War citation

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Army National Guard's 300th Armored Field Artillery Battalion veterans will be awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation for their service in the Korean War.

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Gazette opinion: Americans remember Korean War

Gazette opinion: Americans remember Korean War

North Koreans Invade South Republic; Issue Declaration of War.”

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Vet receives Bronze Star for Korea action

LARAMIE — An 82-year-old Laramie veteran has been awarded the Bronze Star for his actions during combat in the Korean War.

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