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Ceremony for Viet vets planned at Ripley


CAMP RIPLEY — Camp Ripley and the soldiers of the Training Support Unit of Camp Ripley will hold their annual open house and a welcome home ceremony for Vietnam veterans from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Camp Ripley Training Center located near Little Falls.

The event will have a wide variety of displays and attractions, including military vehicles, a rock climbing wall, a classic car show, the Minnesota State Patrol and the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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