U.S. Army

Fort Phil Kearny Regulars fire the cannon during a reenactment of the Battle of the Hundred-in-the-Hands at Fort Phil Kearny in Story. The Battle of the Hundred-in-the-Hands, also known as the Fetterman Fight, was a battle during Red Cloud's War on Dec. 21, 1866, between the Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho American Indians and soldiers of the United States Army.  The Fort Phil Kearny Regulars are a living history group that presents programs and demonstrations of life as it was during the 1860s to 1880s, with a special focus on Fort Phil Kearny and the Bozeman Trail.   Photo by the Buffalo Bulletin.

BUFFALO — For decades, staff at the Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site have provided visitors with context on the Bozeman Trail, life on the frontier in the 1860s and the day-to-day operation of a fort in such an isolated location.   But starting this summer, Fort Phil Kearny will have something...
Photo by Walter Sprague/NLJ
Chris Russel “Russ” Christensen, inducted into the Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame,says he values family, land, and livestock, and places a great deal of weight on being a man of integrity whose word is his bond.
Chris Russell "Russ" Christensen, a resident of the homestead he was born on in 1930, was inducted into the Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame in 2021. Except for the years he served as a medic in the army during the Korean War, he has lived his whole life on the homestead his father acquired in 1910.   "...
POWELL (WNE) — This was the prescription for a long life by former Powell resident Edna Scott when she turned 100 years old seven years ago: “Stay active and get outdoors in the fresh air,” she advised at the time in an interview with Tessa Baker of the Powell Tribune.  She added that it’s also...

Dennis McGary (left) and Jack Martin met in Korea after enlisting in the U.S. Army, creating a 57-year friendship that lasted until McGary’s passing in July. (Courtesy photo)

CODY — For Korean War veterans Dennis McGary and Jack Martin of Cody, a train ride in Korea in 1965 was the start of a beautiful 57-year friendship.  It all began as they sat together watching South Korean children digging for food out of 55 gallon barrels. “[The U.S. Army] gave us a sack lunch to...

This concept design, created and presented by Tallgrass Landscape Architecture out of Custer, S.D., shows what the veterans memorial may look like at the proposed Heritage Memorial Park, to be located next to Pinnacle Bank in Newcastle.

Veterans Day is a day the U.S. government has officially set aside to specifically honor those who have served in the military during both war and peacetime, but veterans are deserving of our honor and gratitude every day because we enjoy freedom and safety in the United States each day because of...

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