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Vets Get Close Look At Warren AFB


May 23, 2019

Dakota Kuhns/The Observer

Kimball County veterans get a first-hand chance to see what memories are held at the Warren ICBM & Heritage Museum on the F.E. Warren Air Force Base. From left to right, Mike Beatty, Mayor Keith Prunty and Don Olson listen to Glenn Robertson while he explains museum displays. Below is a display from earlier days at the base, which was established as Fort D.A. Russell in 1867.

"A small way to give back to our local veterans," sKimball Mayor Keith Prunty said many times in the past few months.

Prunty also said it countless times during the Francis E. Warren Air Force Base tour this past Monday that he and others set in place for local veterans.

A crips morning was set for vets to have the opportunity to travel to Cheyenne aboard the Kimball County Transit Bus to the base.

First on the activities list after meeting the tour guide for the day, Glenn Robertson, was a tour of the Warren ICBM & Heritage Museum on base. The museum consists of many time period displa...

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