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WWII Vet Vernon Erikson wants people to respect the flag he fought to protect

KEARNEY — Vernon Erikson’s eyes get wet when he looks at a May 13, 1945, photo taken of the USS New Mexico’s deck a day after a Kamikaze fl…

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Ellamae Moseley's hair changed color while she worked as a real life 'Rosie the Riveter'

GRAND ISLAND — Think of Rosie the Riveter and you can envision the face and brilliant red hair of Ellamae Spencer Moseley. She was the mode…

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David Anderson 'sold cigarettes like crazy' during Korean War

AMHERST — Giving front-line troops a respite from their day-to-day stress was David Anderson’s role during the Korean War.

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Soldiers say Sgt. Jeff Hansen was a man they admired

KEARNEY — Quiet strength. The words are etched on a silver medal bracelet Doug Schultz of Kearney never takes off.

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Kearney surgeon: I saw scores of heroes on operating table

KEARNEY — After two years of patching up wounded soldiers aboard a U.S. Navy hospital ship in the Vietnam War, retired Kearney surgeon Joel…

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