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Retired Air Force officer takes on Enzi in primary

Retired Air Force officer takes on Enzi in primary

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Mike Enzi stands to become the second-longest-serving U.S. senator in Wyoming history if he’s re-elected, and that’s both an asset and liability as he seeks a fourth term.

August 17, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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State veterans cemetery finishes columbarium

CASPER, Wyo. — The Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery in Evansville now has columbarium interment available.

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Home Depot crew, grant help build greenhouse for veterans

Home Depot crew, grant help build greenhouse for veterans

A $10,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation will help nearly 20 veterans living in a Billings transitional center provide fresh produce for themselves and others while getting a little therapeutic work in along the way.

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Montana candidates for U.S. House offer ideas for veterans

Montana candidates for U.S. House offer ideas for veterans

HELENA — Montana’s two major U.S. House candidates, Republican Ryan Zinke and Democrat John Lewis, have offered ideas on how to make good on the nation’s promises to veterans and how to give veterans a better voice.

August 12, 2014 1:49 pm Photos

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Veterans get free fair admission on Friday

Veterans  will receive free entrance to MontanaFair on Friday thanks to an annual effort by the Billings Breakfast Exchange Club.

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VA executive: Wait times can be fixed in 2 years

DENVER — Long wait times for veterans to get health care can be cleared up in two years, along with investigations of employees accused of falsifying data to hide the problem, Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson said Wednesday.

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Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

HELENA — The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Veterans struggle against VA benefit system

Veterans struggle against VA benefit system

The fear reminded Don Browning of that long-ago warning shot at sea, when his destroyer ventured into Chinese waters.

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Memorial Day 2014

Memorial Day 2014

Scenes from Memorial Day ceremonies at Riverside Cemetery in Billings and the newly-dedicated Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel.

May 26, 2014 3:55 pm Photos

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VFW Hat

VFW Hat

A VFW member's hat sits decorated in the sunlight during Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the newly dedicated Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel.

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Saluting the American flag

Saluting the American flag

A man salutes the American flag and the U.S. Marines who carry it during the Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the newly dedicated Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel.

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Kaitlin Koch recites the Pledge of Allegiance

Kaitlin Koch recites the Pledge of Allegiance

Kaitlin Koch, 7, recites the Pledge of Allegiance with her hand on her heart during the Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the newly dedicated Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel.

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Ginnie the German Shepherd

Ginnie the German Shepherd

Ten-year-old German Shepherd, Ginnie, a rescue dog with Hope Animal Assisted Crisis Response, "smiles" at attendees of the Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the newly dedicated Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel.

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The National Anthem plays

The National Anthem plays

Two men stand with their hands on their hearts as the National Anthem plays during the Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the newly dedicated Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel.

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Cathy Evans and Chuck Carroll laugh together

Cathy Evans and Chuck Carroll laugh together

Cathy Evans, President of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, left, and Montana VFW State Chaplain Chuck Carroll, right, share a hug and a laugh before the Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the newly dedicated Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel.

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Hundreds gather to honor veterans

Hundreds gather to honor veterans

Hundreds gathered to honor those who have given their lives in service of their country at the Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the newly dedicated Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel.

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Sen. Jon Tester speaks

Sen. Jon Tester speaks

Sen. Jon Tester addresses the crowd during the Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the newly dedicated Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel.

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Sen. John Walsh speaks

Sen. John Walsh speaks

Sen. John Walsh speaks to the crowd during the Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the newly dedicated Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel.

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Salute

Salute

Members of the Marine Corps League fire off a salute to those who have given their lives in service of their country Monday at Riverside Cemetery.

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Tony Miller pays his respects

Tony Miller pays his respects

U.S. Navy veteran Tony Miller walks through the graves of fellow veterans and pays his respects before attending the Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the newly dedicated Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel.

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