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Honoring Our Veterans: History of Vietnam Veterans Memorial in New Rockford dates back 30 years


November 7, 2022

Amy Wobbema

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial stands proudly along U.S. Hwy. 281 in New Rockford.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Hwy. 281 is one of New Rockford's most recognizable landmarks.

Today, it's flanked on either side by an M-47 tank and a HUEY helicopter - two impossible-to-miss relics that bring well-deserved attention to the memorial and the veterans it honors.

The tank and helicopter are joined in the middle by three flags: the American flag, the flag of North Dakota and the...

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