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Korean War soldier identified after 63 years buried in North Dakota

July 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — A Korean War veteran who was unaccounted for 63 years was laid to rest Thursday in a cemetery in New Rockford.
Army Cpl. Cletus R. Lies, a Bremen native who was killed at age 26 in the 1950 Battle of Chosin, was identified last year by…continue reading on

A final homecoming for old soldier

November 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Inskter, N.D., man served in Korea, Vietnam
He made it back to the home of his youth one last time, then back to the warmth of his last home in the South, and then he died.
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OBIT: Robert Pierpoint, 86, longtime CBS News correspondent

October 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

After making his name covering the Korean War a role he reprised when he provided his radio voice for the widely watched final episode of “M*A*S*H” in 1983 Robert Pierpoint became a White House correspondent during the Dwight D. Eisenhower administration, a position he would hold through the Jimmy Carter administration.
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Korean War vets gathered to remember

August 1, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Label ‘The Forgotten War’ doesn’t sit well with the people who served.
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Decades later, remains of 2 Minnesota servicemen return to state

June 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Caskets containing the remains arrived to a military salute at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Wednesday where family members had gathered. Continue Reading

Soldier killed in Korea, comes home to Minnesota

May 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Sgt. Ralph Carlson is coming home, 60 years too late. Carlson left his hometown of Braham, Minn., in September 1950 and arrived in Korea three months later. A tank driver for the Army’s 25th Infantry Division, Carlson was stationed about 10 miles north of Seoul. He was 22. Continue Reading

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