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Articles with the Tag: Veterans

Memorial Day services, lunch planned

News from Mission Valley Honor Guard LAKE COUNTY — The Mission Valley Honor Guard will be having Memorial Day Services on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. at the Arlee Jocko Cemetery, 11 a.m. at St. Ignatius Pleasant View Cemetery, and 11:30 a.m. at the St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery. Following the cere...

Briefs for April 27, 2016

Vietnam Veterans to receive pin   MONTANA — Congressman Ryan Zinke will host several ceremonies across the state to honor Vietnam veterans with 50th anniversary commemorative lapel pins.  The closest ceremonies to Lake County are in Missoula on Friday, May 27, at 9 a.m. and in Kalisp...

American Legion supports Montana’s wounded veterans American Legion supports Montana’s wounded veterans

CHARLO — The American Legion Bud Pelley Post 126 LLC of Charlo recently donated $1,000 to Montana Wounded Warriors to provide residents of Montana, wounded as a result of combat service in Iraq and Afghanistan wars, hunting and fishing opportunities within the state. Taking teams of two to six wound...

Volunteer drivers needed

News from Lake County Area Disabled American Veterans LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Area Disabled American Veterans organization need additional volunteer drivers to transport veterans to and from their doctor appointments in Missoula, Kalispell and Ft. Harrison. Currently we have five volunteer ...

Boys State member shares experiences Boys State member shares experiences

News from American Legion Post No. 138 RONAN — American Legion Post No. 138 of Ronan recently sent Ronan High School senior Gennaro Berna to attend American Legion Boys State, where he toured the State Capital and met with Congressman Ryan Zinke and Governor Steve Bullock.  Boys State attend...

Students honor veterans Students honor  veterans

Linderman Elementary School students listened attentively as local veterans and their families shared stories on Veterans’ Day. “We are here today to honor their courage and dedication, and say thank you for their sacrifices,” organizer and paraprofessional Eileen Evertz told students be...

Polson veteran defied death in Vietnam Polson veteran defied death  in Vietnam

On Veterans Day, flags are raised during the federal holiday to celebrate the many sacrifices veterans make for this country. Retired U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Pruett Helm is one of those veterans. For him, the holiday is also the exact day he ended up on the jungle floor in Vietnam paralyzed from the ...

Veterans honored during powwow Veterans honored during powwow

PABLO – Francis Stanger, 87, is one of the last dozen or so World War II Veterans in Lake County. He enlisted in the Marine Corps when he was 17. He served from 1945 to 1947. He remembers being stationed in North China near the China Wall and seeing plenty of combat. During one mission, he remembers...

Briefs for Nov. 4, 2015

WWI film, music night set at museum POLSON — “A Night at the Museum” offers free, fun, family, educational entertainment Thursday, Nov. 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the Miracle of America Museum in Polson. Just one day after Veterans Day, the program will be showing “America Over There...

Program designed to end homelessness for veterans

POLSON — Help is available for veteran families who are literally homeless or imminently at risk of homelessness from the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program through the Community Action Partnership of Northwest Montana. The SSVF will provide eligible veteran families, whose income is 5...

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