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Woman hopes to return WWII letters to family

Woman hopes to return WWII letters to family

In March, Tara Lee Holwegner-Bertucci, a Billings native who now lives in Reno, Nev., received devastating news. 

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David Ignatius: Our cycles of national worry about military power

WASHINGTON — When CBS News brought Dwight Eisenhower back to Normandy for the 20th anniversary of the D-Day landings in 1964, you might have expected the former commander of Allied forces to conclude with a triumphal comment. Instead, CBS captured an anguished Eisenhower against the backdrop…

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Guest opinion: Native warriors honored for service to America

Guest opinion: Native warriors honored for service to America

Among all our wars and military conflicts, Vietnam was perhaps hardest on veterans. Yet, that did not stop Montanans from enlisting for that “conflict” at a very high rate. Montanans have one of the highest rates of voluntary military service in the nation and within that number, Native Amer…

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Helicopter in Vietnam

Helicopter in Vietnam

An American helicopter from the Vietnam War sits at the site of the Khe Sanh battle in Vietnam.

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Vietnam trip reveals ancient, evolving nation

Vietnam trip reveals ancient, evolving nation

Partway through a trip to Vietnam last month, Keith Edgerton saw something near the city of Hanoi that captured the modern state of the Southeast Asian nation better than any notes or stories or tours ever could.

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MSUB trip to Vietnam

MSUB trip to Vietnam

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Ho Chi Minh tomb

Ho Chi Minh tomb

Spectators watch guards march at Ho Chi Minh’s tomb in Hanoi.

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Hanoi

Hanoi

Members of the Billings touring group take in the scene of a downtown Hanoi intersection.

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Meal

Meal

Members of a group from Billings touring Vietnam share a large meal in a small fishing village between Hue and Da Nang.

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Graduation

Graduation

Motor scooters are parked in front of college students outside a graduation ceremony in Hanoi.

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Khe Sanh

Khe Sanh

Montana State University Billings history professor Keith Edgerton, left, and MSUB Chancellor Rolf Groseth pose in front of an airplane at the Khe Sanh battlefield in Vietnam.

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Restaurant

Restaurant

Early-evening lamps glow for outdoor diners at a French restaurant in Hoi An.

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Halong Bay

Halong Bay

A view of Halong Bay, near the Vietnamese city of Hanoi, from nearby caves.

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Tank

Tank

A rusted American tank sits in a sweet potato field at Khe Sanh, Vietnam.

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Living on the edge: Businessman still practices Finnish art of knife sharpening, makes house calls

Living on the edge: Businessman still practices Finnish art of knife sharpening, makes house calls

His body no longer sports the 23-inch neck, 36-inch thighs and 18-inch forearms needed to squat lift 750 pounds. That’s when his dreams were focused on making the U.S. Olympic team to compete in the 1980 Moscow Games.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Guest opinion: Shameful shutdown jeopardizes veterans, families

As veterans of different wars and different eras, we write to express our disgust at the state of affairs in Washington, D.C., and to call for an end to the slash and burn politics crippling our nation. Though the federal government shutdown is over, the damage to our nation and our nation’s…

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MSUB class, trip to Vietnam open to the public

A class on the history of Vietnam that culminates with a trip to the southeast Asian country in February is open to the general public and organizers plan to hold an informational and sign up meeting on Oct. 3.

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Vietnam vet receives 17 medals from service as Seabee

Vietnam vet receives 17 medals from service as Seabee

HELENA — Bill Rich remembers climbing the observation tower on a pleasant evening 45 years ago to escape the heat in Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam.

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70-year-old veteran awarded Natrona County High diploma

70-year-old veteran awarded Natrona County High diploma

CASPER, Wyo. — Donald Kuhn didn’t like school.

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Montana pig farmers eye Asian trade deal

When Dave Hofer’s piggies go to market, they’re often bound for Japan or China, which is why the Montana Hutterite is closely watching Trans Pacific free trade talks.

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