veterans

Special Veterans Celebration Held At Touchmark at Harwood Groves

The staff set up a wall of memorabilia that many of the veterans had during their service overseas

FARGO, N.D. — Veterans at Touchmark at Harwood Groves were the guest of honor at a special celebration. In honor of their service, veterans were invited to stand and be recognized by staff, family, and friends at Touchmark. The staff set up a wall of memorabilia that many of the veterans had during their service overseas. A presentation by physical…

Elementary School kids surprise veterans with thank you cards

The cards were made yesterday as part of their lesson where they were taught about what it means to be a veteran

FARGO, N.D.- First Graders at Longfellow Elementary School walked almost a mile to the Fargo VA Hospital to give Veterans a thank you card, an American flag, and personally thank them for serving. “We drew flags and then we would, we put in a note inside of it and then some of us draw pictures on the back too. We want…

Longfellow Elementary Students Honor Veterans with Handmade Cards

Longfellow Elementary has been delivering cards to veterans for nearly ten years.

FARGO, N.D.–First graders at Longfellow Elementary spent the day learning about veterans. The students discussed what it means to be a veteran and made Veterans Day cards. Tomorrow, the students will walk about one mile to the VA Hospital, and deliver the cards and miniature American flags to the veterans. “I think they enjoy learning all this interesting information. They…

“It’s unreal” veterans moved by seeing monuments during honor flight

WASHINGTON – After a super rainy day one, day two of the Veterans Honor Flight brought some much better weather for our local veterans. A police escort made sure they made it to all the monuments in time. First, the national archives where they saw the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, documents these veterans served and fought to protect. Then…

Heroes Return Home From ND/MN Honor Flight

FARGO, N.D. – Nearly 100 local veterans return home from the latest Veterans Honor Flight of North Dakota/Minnesota to Washington, D.C. Click the video above to see how they were welcomed back. Tags: Honor Flight, veterans

Cramer & Hoeven Welcome Veterans Affairs Secretary to Fargo

Sec. Robert Wilkie toured the Fargo VA and the private practice healing with hyperbarics

FARGO, N.D. — Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer took Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie on a tour of a facility in Fargo that is changing the way veterans are treated for PTSD and brain injuries. On August 13, 2005, Tyler Einarson was serving his country in Afghanistan, keeping watch while the rest of his team was cleaning up. “I…

Inaugural American Veterans Motorcycle Show Raises Awareness

The mayors of Moorhead and Dilworth were at the opening ceremony

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo VFW held their first American Veterans Motorcycle Show. Bikers rode to the Fargo National Cemetery Dedication Ceremony in the morning. A bike show took place in the afternoon, and people could vote for their favorite bikes and even the ugliest one. The mayors of Moorhead and Dilworth spoke at the opening ceremony. Vendors and live music…

Department of Veterans Affairs Dedicates Fargo National Cemetery

Local dignitaries were there, and military members were honored

HARWOOD, N.D. — It’s a 4.82-acre site that will serve the needs of 30,000 veterans, as well as their spouses and family members. Even though it was a rainy day, people crowded into a tent for the Fargo National Cemetery Dedication Ceremony. Local dignitaries were there, and it was a time to honor those who served our country. Lucas Dusek,…

Hoeven Announces New Program To Help Veterans

FARGO, N.D. — Veterans from all branches packed into the West Fargo VFW to voice their opinion on healthcare and the Fargo VA while sharing experiences, and there was a lot of expectations from the talks. “As a community veteran, it’s important that we keep on the VA doing, the senators and legislative representative out looking making their following through…