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[ABOVE] Wreaths Across America event honors Veterans at VA national Cemeteries

Korean War burial

Previously missing Korean War Veteran finally laid to rest

Sixty-six years after Army Pfc. Albert E. Atkins went missing during the Korean War, he was finally laid to rest with military honors.


Army Veteran is 2017’s top military Veteran rookie truck driver

On Dec. 15, at a ceremony at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., one skilled Veteran became this year’s recipient of the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award, which included keys to a fully-loaded Kenworth T680 truck.

Food donations keep Veterans healthy

Through a new Food Donation program, VA Black Hills Health Care System is doing its part to improve access to high quality protein foods by taking unused food and distributing it to Veterans in the community.


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This week we honor Army Veteran Lanny G. Aspermy. Lanny served from 1966 to 1990. He retired as a sergeant major.

Lanny enlisted in the Army in 1966. He was later assigned to combat service from 1969 until 1970 in the Vietnam War.

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