Veterans

Vets Eat Free
Can't express enough gratitude to our military and their families. I just love that there are at least 20 restaurants, many of them right here in Billings, where veterans and active duty military -- and sometimes their families -- can eat free or get a free cup of coffee on Veterans Day...
Songs For Veterans
I don't think we can say thank you enough to alll the servicemen and servicewomen and their families for their service and sacrifice. As a tribute, I've selected my top five songs to honor all of you. Did I miss anything?  What would your Top 5 be...
Veteran's Day Open House At Independence Hall
Many of us take the time to show respect to Veterans on Veteran's Day, but there are those who make it a year round habit. The Volunteers of America operates Independence Hall, located in the Billings Heights, which is a 20 bed, men's transitional living facility...
Sen. Daines Announces Kick Off of Veterans History Project
With more than 102,000 veterans living in Montana, the state has one of the highest percentage of veterans by population, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
It is against the backdrop that U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-MT, announced that he will bring the American Folklife Center’s Vet…
Retired Vets Flock to Montana
As the nation prepares to pay its respects to those who died in active military service on Memorial Day, the day will no doubt carry an extra special significance for Montanans.
Veterans are held in high regard in Montana throughout the year, not just on Memorial Day...
Veteran's Day Shout Out To My Dad!
This post is perhaps a bit self-serving, but I have to give a shout out to my dad, Patrick Edwards on. this Veteran's Day. He was a career Marine who retired as a First Sergeant in 1975. Dad did three tours in Vietnam and his brother, my uncle Bill, gave the ultimate sacrifice and never returne…
Nikki Sixx Visits Veterans, Vows Support
Nikki Sixx isn’t all about sex, drugs and rock n’ roll. The Motley Crue bassist and Kerri Kasem, his co-host on his Premiere Radio Networks show ‘Sixx Sense,’ visited with wounded warriors last week at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.
Gene Heil: Hometown Hero


The following Hometown Hero was submitted by Patti Jones:
This is my Dad, he served in the Navy. He passed away in April. My life is not the same with out him, I don't want to live with out my Dad. He was a kind man, who loved to hug all the women, and he made earrings for little girls. He would lo…