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America’s veterans organizations are losing ground

May 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

When the newspaper printed an obituary on a World War II veteran, a young Randy Raasch never missed a word, finding inspiration from the Greatest Generation’s actions in war and service to their fellow soldiers at home through work with veteran’s organizations. Continue Reading

VFW reaching out to younger veterans

December 29, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Since its peak membership in 1992, the VFW’s ranks have fallen from 2.17 million to 1.49 million nationwide. About 500,000 of its members are above the age of 80 while just about 100,000 are under the age of 39. Continue Reading