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August 8, 2017
ynn Graham sits on his porch in Redwater, Texas, after returning from an appointment at the closest U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs medical center, which is 85 miles from his home. The VA is testing new programs to ensure that veterans in rural areas get health care. (Jen Fifield /Statelie)
For rural veterans, new approaches to health care
August 8, 2017 - 3:52pm
August 6, 2017
Little Falls artist Charles Kapsner sketches Marine Cory Engen from Browerville this week at his studio. Kapsner is working on the fourth mural for the committal hall at the State Veterans Cemetery at Camp Ripley. The mural will depict the Marine Corps from it’s origin to present time.  Steve Kohls / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minn. artist uses talents to shed good light on armed forces
August 6, 2017 - 12:55pm
July 28, 2017
Marine gives touching sendoff to the cancer-stricken dog who saved him
July 28, 2017 - 1:32pm
July 15, 2017
A horse-drawn caisson carries the remains of Marine Sgt. James Hubert to the site of the funeral at Calvary Cemetery in Duluth Saturday morning. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)play button
'The ultimate sacrifice'
July 15, 2017 - 8:00pm
July 12, 2017
Mary Hagen of Duluth holds a photo of her brother James Hubert, a World War II vet who died in battle in the South Pacific Island of Tarawa. DNA testing identified his long-lost remains that will be brought home to be buried this summer. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Long lost Duluth Marine to be interred on Saturday
July 12, 2017 - 11:36pm
Trick Pony performs during the 2006 WeFest concert near Detroit Lakes, Minn. File photo / Forum News Service
Country music festival gives money to ND soldiers in need
July 12, 2017 - 9:11am
July 9, 2017
Joshua Wheeldon shows his POW-MIA tattoo. (Kjell Redal/Seattle Times/TNS)
Loss, service, patriotism, resistance: Veterans' tattoos speak loudly
July 9, 2017 - 7:00am
July 4, 2017
Yellowed newspaper clippings surround an article about Leslie and Norman Henjum that their sister Inez Holman kept while they were in World War II. 
Dave Wallis / The Forum
75-year-old WWII scrapbook helps sister remember brothers who served
July 4, 2017 - 9:11am
"In Their Honor: WDAY Honor Flight 2007-2017" is for sale in the lobbies of The Forum, WDAY-TV and WDAZ-TV starting July 5th or online at WDAY.com.
WDAY Honor Flight book is a keepsake of memories, stories and photos
July 4, 2017 - 8:45am
July 1, 2017
Former N.D. Guard soldier Sam Floberg is the recipient of a trip from the Soldiers' Angels program. David Samson / The Forum
Fourth of July fireworks put some combat vets on edge
July 1, 2017 - 3:06pm
June 11, 2017
Warren Nelson, killed in action nearly 74 years ago in the South Pacific, was laid to rest in his hometown of Lakota, N.D., on Saturday after his remains were discovered in the Gilbert Islands. (Andrew Hazzard / Herald Staff)
73 years after death in WWII, warrior's remains laid to rest in North Dakota
June 11, 2017 - 8:10am
June 7, 2017
Richard Overton, 111, smokes a cigar on his front porch on Thursday, May 25, 2017, among signs that were recently displayed to celebrate his birthday, on Hamilton Avenue in Austin, Texas. Overton is known for smoking cigars and drinking whiskey on his front porch. He is the oldest living U.S. war veteran. (Ashley Landis/Dallas Morning News/TNS)
At age 111, America's oldest veteran is still smoking cigars, drinking whiskey and loving life
June 7, 2017 - 1:05pm
June 3, 2017
Guests listen at a North Dakota state VFW convention at the Red Roof Inn on Saturday, June 3. The conveniton runs from Thursday through Sunday and offers guests the chance to engage with veterans from around the state and discuss some of the top issues facing them today, including funding for important benefits programs. (Herald photo/Sam Easter)
'One team, one fight': State VFW convention brings vets to Grand Forks
June 3, 2017 - 1:52pm
May 30, 2017
UND hockey legend, Olympic medalist among vets injured in Memorial Day crash
May 30, 2017 - 6:44pm
Regulars at the Bully Brew Coffee Company (from left) Jim Riley, Dale Sailer, Earl Olson (father of the store's owner, Sandi Luck) Jim Arneson and Al Walter share a laugh recently during morning coffee. The group has been meeting for almost 15 years (with different members) and exchanges information on veteran's benefits, retirement issues, social security issues, sports and UND topics. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
For nearly 15 years, local vets share a cup of joe on the daily at Grand Forks shop
May 30, 2017 - 10:11am
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