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‘How to Speak Communist’ Focus of May 13 Presentation to Veterans

‘How to Speak Communist’ Focus of May 13 Presentation to Veterans

he Soviets are gone, but they left behind a powerful propaganda machine. “How to Speak Communist” will be the subject of a presentation by MAJ Bob Liebman (USAF ret) and former Iron Curtain defector and author of Journey for Freedom Peter Vodenka of Piedmont on Saturday May 13 at Ellsworth Air Force Base’s South Dakota Air and Space Museum. The free family event will be hosted by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group, starting at 9 am.

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Wasta Rancher Witnessed European Horrors as WWII Red Cross Official

Wasta Rancher Witnessed European Horrors as WWII Red Cross Official

Rapid City authors Ray and Josephine Cowdery will present the World War II story of Leonel Jensen, son of a Danish immigrant, a western South Dakota homesteader and later a large-scale rancher at Wasta. Jensen’s War is the Cowdery’s latest book about that war.

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Maj Gen Vander Hamm to Address JWC ScholarShare

Maj Gen Vander Hamm to Address JWC ScholarShare

John Witherspoon College in Rapid City, South Dakota is holding their fifth annual ScholarShare banquet entitled “A Dream Coming True” on April 27 at 6:30 pm at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn.

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Calling out Business Bathroom Hypocrisy

Calling out Business Bathroom Hypocrisy

Family Research Council Action (FRC Action) launched a video ad campaign today across Texas that exposes the hypocrisy of corporations that are opposing the Texas Privacy Act (SB 6), a bill that protects the privacy and safety of women and children.

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USMC Ho-Chunk Warrior Fought in Vietnam’s Battle of Foxtrot Ridge

USMC Ho-Chunk Warrior Fought in Vietnam’s Battle of Foxtrot Ridge

“I have been in the bush for more than six months” writes Ho-Chunk US Marine Alan B. Walker of Rapid City who fought in the vicious Battle of Foxtrot Ridge, two miles from the Khe Sanh Combat Base, during the Vietnam War. He will talk on Saturday March 11 at Ellsworth Air Force Base’s South Dakota Air and Space Museum, starting at 9 a.m, a free family event sponsored by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group.

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Federal Approval for South Dakota Gold Card Concealed Permit

Federal Approval for South Dakota Gold Card Concealed Permit

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, Secretary of State Shantel Krebs and the South Dakota Sheriff’s Association confirm the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has determined that South Dakota’s Gold Card Concealed Pistol Permit and Enhanced Permit to Carry a Concealed Pistol qualify as alternatives to the background check requirement for firearm purchases.

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Dogs Excelled in Frontline Combat during Vietnam War

Dogs Excelled in Frontline Combat during Vietnam War

“Dogs exhibit heroism under fire in extreme combat,” says Jim Dugan (USAF ret) of Rapid City who will talk about his Vietnam War experiences as a dog handler, while headquartered at Tan Son Nhut Air Base.

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Navy Veteran Patrolled Treacherous Mekong Delta during Tet

Navy Veteran Patrolled Treacherous Mekong Delta during Tet

On Saturday, January 14, Ken Delfino of Keystone will talk about his combat experiences during the Tet Offensive with the US Navy’s River Patrol Force in South Viet Nam. As he says, “this small segment of my life is dedicated to my brothers-in-arms with whom I patrolled the Long Tau, Soi Rap, Co Chien, My Tho and Ham Luong Rivers for 22 months.”

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South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs

South Dakota Sees All-Time High Concealed Carry Weapon Permits Issued

Today, South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs announced that concealed carry weapon permits issued reached an all-time high. “South Dakota has set an all-time high for new and renewed concealed carry weapon permits issued for the year at 30,029,” stated Secretary Krebs.

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Religious Liberty Victory in Massachusetts

Religious Liberty Victory in Massachusetts

Four Massachusetts churches and their pastors, represented by Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys, are voluntarily dismissing their lawsuit against commonwealth officials after it prompted them to admit that the First Amendment protects a church’s freedom to operate consistently with its faith even when engaged in community outreach activities—like spaghetti suppers—because they are part of a church’s religious expression.

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