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Valorous Unit Award


FOR VETERANS AND OTHERS USING MEDICAL MARIJUANA. THIS LANGUAGE ESSENTIALLY ACCOMPANIES THE BUDGET THAT THE HOUSE APPROVED WHICH DIRECT HOW FUNDS WILL BE SPENT. CONGRESS HAS TO APPROVE THE SPENDING BILL BEFORE SEPT. 30TH. REPORTING FROM WASHINGTON, I’M KELLIE MEYER.” (COOPER) MOVING BACK TO LOCAL NEWS– ONE NORTH DAKOTA UNIT OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY WAS GIVEN A PRESTIGIOUS AWARD TODAY. COMPANY A, 164TH ENGINEER BATTALION OF THE NORTH DAKOTA NATIONAL GUARD…WAS AWARDED THE BRAVERY MEDAL VALOROUS UNIT AWARD TODAY– FOR THEIR EFFORTS IN ENSURING THE SAFETY OF THE MAIN SUPPLY ROUTES USED BY FRIENDLY FORCES IN IRAQ BACK IN 2005. ALTHOUGH THIS AWARD IS PRESTIGIOUS, IT MEANT MORE TO THE SOLDIERS TO COME TOGETHER AND REFLECT. ( WYATT GOETTLE, SERGEANT IN 2ND PLATOON) “IT’S JUST GREAT TO SEE EVERYBODY, I MEAN THESE FACES, YOU DON’T SEE ALL THAT OFTEN, AND IT BRINGS BACK A LOT MEMORIES AND A LOT OF TIMES, YOU KNOW A WHOLE YEAR THAT WE SPENT TOGETHER OVERSEAS WAS.. IT JUST ALL COMES FLOODING BACK IT SEEMS LIKE, IT’S GOOD, IT’S GOOD.” (COOPER) THIS AWARD IS THE SECOND HIGHEST UNITED STATES MILITARY UNIT DECORATION THAT CAN BE GIVEN TO A MILITARY UNIT. ANOTHER WALK FOR A CAUSE WAS ON IN THE CAPITAL CITY TODAY… FAMILIES AND SUPPORTERS OF KIDS WITH APRAXIA OF SPEECH GATHERED AT THE CAPITOL BUILDING THIS

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