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Deputy killed in pursuit identified as Marine vet

GREAT FALLS — The Cascade County deputy who was struck and killed during a pursuit has been identified as a 33-year-old former Marine who served in Afghanistan.

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Veterans tell Tester where VA needs to improve

Veterans tell Tester where VA needs to improve

GREAT FALLS — Veterans from the Great Falls area say Veterans' Affairs staff in Montana is overworked and more options are needed for patients living in rural areas.

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Event to help military, veteran community set for Tuesday

An event on Tuesday will provide veterans with access to behavioral health, legal, financial, career and faith-based information from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Faith Chapel, 517 Shiloh Road.

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Veteran pleads guilty in 2 December gas station robberies

Veteran pleads guilty in 2 December gas station robberies

A veteran who reportedly told police he robbed two gas stations in December because he needed the adrenaline rush pleaded guilty Monday to two felony counts of robbery.

July 28, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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State Board of Psychologists, Montana VA to resolve complaint by veteran

State Board of Psychologists, Montana VA to resolve complaint by veteran

MISSOULA — The state Board of Psychologists and a U.S. attorney representing a doctor with the VA Montana Health Care System have agreed to resolve a complaint filed by a veteran of the Iraq War.

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Walk, run aimed at helping Yellowstone County veterans

Walk, run aimed at helping Yellowstone County veterans

Billings serves as ground zero for a wealth of athletic events that support women’s causes, sick children, cancer and more. But there hasn’t been a run or walk dedicated to helping military veterans — until now.

July 07, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Don Browning

Don Browning

Don Browning stands for a portrait outside his home Thursday in Casper. Browning received a medical discharge from the Navy and a 100 percent disability rating in 1964 after a nine-month bout of tuberculosis, but did not receive Veterans Affairs disability benefits until 2006 due to incomple…

July 03, 2014 5:38 pm
Forgotten remains of 9 veterans to be buried with full military honors in Laurel

Forgotten remains of 9 veterans to be buried with full military honors in Laurel

For at least the third time in two years, the remains of U.S. veterans have been discovered languishing on the shelf of a Montana mortuary.

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From the editor: The anti-hero

There are times when working at a newspaper makes you feel like a superhero.

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Class-action lawsuit filed against Ronan over ineligible police officer

RONAN — Eleven months ago, Anthony Chaney and his brother Donald were at the Second Chance Saloon here when they say Donald, a U.S. military combat veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, began experiencing a PTSD episode.

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VA audit finds a 48-day average wait for new Montana patients

VA audit finds a 48-day average wait for new Montana patients

HELENA — Military veterans in Montana wait an average of 48 days for their first primary-care visit in the Veterans Affairs health system, longer than VA systems in most neighboring states, the VA reported Monday.

June 09, 2014 1:29 pm Photos

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D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, lays a wreath at an event for veterans in Arromanches-les-Bains, western France, Friday, June 6, 2014, marking the 70th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy on …

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

A group of military re-enactors look at the World War II vehicles displayed on the beach of Arromanches, France, Friday, June 6, 2014, as part of D-Day commemorations. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy, northern France on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of th…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

World War II military vehicles are displayed on the beach of Arromanches, France, Friday, June 6, 2014, as part of D-Day commemorations. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy, northern France, on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of the World War II D-Day landings.…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

An American flag is placed in the sand of Omaha Beach, western France, Friday, June 6, 2014. Veterans and Normandy residents are paying tribute to the thousands who gave their lives in the D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied France 70 years ago. World leaders and dignitaries including President …

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II greets participants during a British D-Day commemoration ceremony in Bayeux cemetery, northern France, Friday, June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War Two's D-Day landings. (…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

U.S. President Barack Obama, center, and French President Francois Hollande, left, participate in the 70th French-American commemoration D-Day ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France on Friday, June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

Britain's Queen Elizabeth lays a wreath during the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, Normandy, France, Friday, June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War Two's D-Day landings. (…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

Australian World War II veterans place crosses and flags at graves before attending the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, Normandy, France, Friday, June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary

Military enthusiasts walk on Omaha Beach Vierville sur Mer, western France , Friday June 6, 2014. World leaders and dignitaries including President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth II will gather to honor the more than 150,000 American, British, Canadian and other Allied D-Day troops who ris…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am

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