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Alan K. Peterson poses on the USS Kitty Hawk in 1972 during his time in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Submitted photo

Last Vietnam veteran in North Dakota National Guard to retire

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The last North Dakota National Guard to have served in the Vietnam War will retire today (Wednesday). Master Sgt. Alan K. Peterson, of West Fargo, will be honored during a retirement ceremony at 1 p.m. at the Fargo Armed Forces Reserve Center, 3920 31st St. N., Fargo. He is the last of the many Vietnam veterans to have served in the state's Army and Air National Guard during the past 30-some years.


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