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Remembering them: Bozeman marks Memorial Day with silent march, service

May 25, 2020
In The News

Nathan Zussblatt participates every year in Bozeman’s Memorial Day parade, riding in an old military vehicle with others from American Legion Post 87 in Manhattan.

The annual event drew thousands downtown last year. The street was closed to traffic, marching bands played and people gathered to honor those who died while serving their country.

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Daines spoke about Army Staff Sgt.Travis Atkins of Bozeman. Daines, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte introduced a bill last year that renamed the Bozeman veterans’ clinic after Atkins, who was killed in 2007 in Iraq when he shielded fellow soldiers from a suicide bomber. Last year, he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions.

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