veterans

The Honor Flight Network has been in place since 2005 to give World War II veterans a chance to view a memorial that was built in Washington, D.C., to honor those who lost their lives and those who served. World War II veterans and Anoka American Legion members Ralph Cameron of Anoka and Richard Raatz, [...]

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Operation DeSoto in early 1967 was “the most deadly operation for Marines in Vietnam.” This was Jim Heimerl’s way of summing up the horror he had experienced while serving with his Marine Corp “grunt company” in Quang Ngai Province — and afterwards. As he spoke at the Veterans Day Program in Hamel Saturday, Nov. 10, [...]

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