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Warrior Weekend 2017

Another Warrior Weekend is in the books, and more members have been added to our "family!" With the looming forecast of Hurricane Irma, it was questionable as to how the weekend would turn out. Fortunately, Irma stayed out to sea long enough to give our guests perfect weather for rest and relaxation. Guests started arriving on Thursday evening, and they were introduced to our organization during the buffet style dinner. Over the course of the weekend, we had opportunities to relax on the beach, play volleyball with friends, take a dip in the pool, all while enjoying each other's company along the beautiful beach of San Destin. Many of the women in the group took advantage of extra pamperin

College football: Stevens brings to Bulldogs message of support for America's wounded warriors

Moved by the events of 9/11, Bill Stevens was looking for a father-son project to do with his then 7-year-old, Cody, to teach him to respect our country's soldiers. Stevens' friend, Laird Canby, soon heard about the project and said they could do even more. "He said, 'I'll help you, we'll raise dollars and we'll take care of soldiers," Stevens said. And it took off. Stevens, founder of Operation One Voice, a group that raises money to help support the families of wounded and fallen U.S. Special Operations Forces, is Minnesota Duluth's honored guest for its fifth annual Military Appreciation Day at 6:05 p.m. Saturday at Malosky Stadium, where the No. 20 Bulldogs (1-1) take on No. 8 Minnesota

11th Honor Ride Kick-Off

September 4th will mark the beginning of the 11th Honor Ride. Honor Ride is an annual event that is organized by Operation One Voice. The goal of the long- distance bicycle ride is to honor a fallen service member. This year, the team will be honoring S.Sgt. Forrest Sibley. While serving as a Combat Controller with the 21st Special Tactics Squadron, S.Sgt. Sibley was killed in action on August 26, 2005 at Camp Antonik, Afghanistan. He was at a vehicle checkpoint at a forward operating base when two individuals wearing Afghan National Defense and Security Forces opened fire on him. He was a four-time Bronze Star recipient, once with the Valor device, and he had deployed four times to sensit

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