The Honorary Consul of France, Laurence Markarian, contacted KGVO News on Tuesday to deliver a special message of thanks to the United States of America and especially the brave soldiers, sailors and airmen who gave their lives on D-Day, June 6, 1944.
Mission complete. Those were the words spoken at the graveside service for Staff Sergeant David Thatcher of Missoula, one of the last two remaining Doolittle Raiders. Thatcher passed away on Sunday at age 94.
Montana Congressman Steve Daines was in Missoula on Monday in the Florence Hotel Governor's Room to confer Purple Heart Medals of Valor to three veterans, one posthumously, during a Decoration Ceremony .