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Gather round to hear Uncle Ron tell the story of the Tuskegee Airmen...
This afternoon I attended a presentation about the Tuskegee Airmen and a reception honoring veterans at NDSU. The event was sponsored by NDSU's Division of Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach, NDSU'...
11/12/13 at 10:09 PM They are the patriots... 11/11/13 at 10:04 AM
Unfortunately, it is very much the American way. 9/8/13 at 9:32 PM
Brother in arms -- UND Army ROTC cadet and helicopter pilot Annika Johnson inspired by sibling’s sacrifice
Veterans Day is a holiday to remember and commemorate the great men and women that have fought for this country. Although they may be gone, they will never be forgotten. For University of North Dak...
11/12/13 at 5:06 PM A fresh chapter 11/8/13 at 3:24 PM
UND Veteran-friendly policies in place for deployments, disaster-response call ups and just to say â€˜thanksâ€™ to those who served 4/7/11 at 9:42 AM
What is the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day?
Many people confuse these two holidays. Here is some information explaining the differences from the Veterans Day Teacher Resource Guide from the Department of Veterans Affairs. To download the page c...
11/11/13 at 9:06 AM 2013 Teacher Resource Guide for Veterans Day 11/8/13 at 10:08 AM
Veterans Day Word Search 11/5/13 at 9:03 AM
Veterans await shutdown resolution
By Don Davis Two federal government shutdown episodes stand out for U.S. Rep. Tim Walz. One is families of military personnel killed in duty not receiving federal aid they were due. The other is Worl...
10/14/13 at 9:12 AM Legislative notebook: Lockout extension out 4/19/13 at 5:21 PM
Legislative notebook: House DFL wants $250 million in property tax relief 4/3/13 at 9:03 AM
Yesterday the flags were changed out at Bunker Hill. Bunker Hill is a Vietnam Memorial that was dreamt of and started by a Marine who did a tour in Vietnam. Bunker Hill overlooks the prairie. The day...
8/25/13 at 9:11 AM Wistful Wednesday: Veterans 11/11/09 at 4:11 AM
Bunker Hill 8/24/09 at 9:20 AM
Newest Annual Statistical Supplement now online
The Annual Statistical Supplement, 2012 just became available online at http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2012/index.html. There is a massive amount of interesting information here,...
2/7/13 at 11:36 AM U.S. Treasury requires electronic (direct) deposit by March 1, 2013 – GO Direct now 12/7/12 at 4:35 AM
Social Security & DoD use electronic medical records to reduce application time 5/1/12 at 7:30 AM
Benefit planned for wife, baby son of Grand Forks County sheriff's deputy injured in 2006
A November benefit is planned to help the wife and son of a Grand Forks County sheriffs deputy who himself has overcome adversity. Chris Huttons right leg was amputated below the knee after Hutton,...
9/11/12 at 3:00 PM
Shrapnel pierced his pocket testament
On this Veterans Day, 2011, Id like to share with my blog readers a column I wrote for the Herald on Veterans Day 2000. It was after returning from a place in southwest North Dakota that Ive never for...
11/11/11 at 10:00 AM Back to Branson one more time 10/27/10 at 12:59 PM
Project New Hope
I am going to present a recipe for a bad day and you tell me when it starts to taste little familiar. First start out with three cups of fatigue then fold in hopelessness and an inability to f...
7/15/11 at 9:44 AM
Remembering the dead
By the time the Civil War ended in 1865, the United States had sustained severe casualties, with the total number of dead soldiers estimated at 620,000. It has been our deadliest war, pitting family ...
5/26/11 at 11:00 PM Red Poppies 11/9/10 at 6:17 PM
Jumping into Lake Okabena in January 1/14/10 at 11:00 PM
Had a great time being photographed on the Veterans Memorial motorcycle this week. Even the weather cooperated. And, yes, I am a veteran. I may not have been aparticularlygood soldier, but I am a vete...
4/9/11 at 5:59 AM
Support for Dragon veterans
It looked like a television live remote van parked outside Owens Hall. It wasn't. The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a fleet of Mobile Vet Centers-- 50 nationwide-- to help war zone veter...
3/7/11 at 1:25 PM Our Dragon veterans 11/10/10 at 4:33 PM
Americans are big on volunteering. People volunteer everywhere, in schools, senior centers, hospitals, and many other non-profit organizations. They volunteer in local communities and on mission trips...
4/8/10 at 5:15 PM
Celebrate Scouting by Sending Letters
Celebrate Scouting with the Boy Scouts of America and the United States Postal Service! In 2010, the year of our 100th Anniversary, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will receive an incredible honor fr...
12/11/09 at 7:07 AM Salute to Veterans 11/11/09 at 10:51 AM