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Operation Reaching All Veterans vets gather to learn about benefits

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

These days, Earl Nebelsick has trouble hearing.

Nebelsick, 81, was in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955, and worked as both an artilleryman and a paratrooper, though he was never deployed overseas.

“When I got out they really did a poor job of ch…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

JOHNSON: Recognize the unsung heroes of our nation

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Every day across South Dakota and the United States, caregivers assist our nation’s disabled veterans with the tasks of daily living. From helping with medication, personal [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”647122″,”attributes”:{“a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTOS: Learning Vietnam history

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Medal of Honor recipient Michael Fitzmaurice talked to Sean Flynn’s Korean and Vietnam War history class at DWU Monday….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTOS: Learning Vietnam history

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Medal of Honor recipient Michael Fitzmaurice talked to Sean Flynn’s Korean and Vietnam War history class at DWU Monday….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

What Veterans Day means to me

February 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: The following essays were judged as placewinners in the recent Worthington Elks Lodge Americanism contest.

First place — Sixth grade
When I think of Veterans Day, I think of the hundreds of courageous soldiers who are willing t…continue reading on dglobe.com

What Veterans Day means to me

February 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: The following essays were judged as placewinners in the recent Worthington Elks Lodge Americanism contest.

First place — Sixth grade
When I think of Veterans Day, I think of the hundreds of courageous soldiers who are willing t…continue reading on dglobe.com

Buy a purse, help a veteran: Purses for a Purpose to raise funds for service dogs for vets

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

People will get a chance to swap a purse for a designer upgrade while helping out veterans in need at the upcoming Purses for a Purpose event.
The group organizing the purse exchange event hopes to raise $50,000, which will help veterans with post-t…continue reading on jamestownsun.com

National Legion commander makes tour stop in Pipestone

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIPESTONE — Dan Dellinger, the national commander of the American Legion, made a stop Monday at the Pipestone American Legion Post as part of a four-day Minnesota leg of his tour to American Legion posts across the country.
“The primary goal for…continue reading on dglobe.com

Better Know Your Leaders: Leslie Ross

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Name: Leslie Ross
Hometown: Crystal, Minn.
Position in Stark County: Stark County Veterans Service Officer
For how long? 5½ years
When did you first move to Dickinson? October 1996
What types of challenges and opportunities has the oil boom bro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SD kicks off Reaching All Veterans, aims to locate 75,000 vets in state

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs has kicked off one of the most aggressive outreach campaigns in the history of the department: Operation RAV (Reaching All Veterans).

The goal is to reach all 75,000 South Dakota veterans in 2014. Th…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com