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June 2014

6/3 - Local POW/MIA group to host meeting on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
6/4 - Police to escort World Trade Center artifact to Mine Expo
6/4 - Facts, not speculation: Local group calls for end to Bergdahl gossip
6/12 - City begins setup today for Jamboree
6/14 - Local POW*MIA group parades through town


May 2014

5/16 - Armed Forces Parade highlights women vets
5/19 - Elko celebrates vets at Armed Forces Day parade
5/31 - 'Never forgotten' Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl freed from captivity in Afghanistan


March 2014

3/26 - Douglas Kenneth Knight 


February 2014

2/17 - POW*MIA invites law enforcement to event 


2013

2/14 - POW/MIA to host annual Chili Feed
2/18 - Chili Feed honors POW/MIAs 
4/15 - POW/MIA group hosts scholarship fundraiser 
4/16 - Raul Bravo Jr. Memorial (video) 
5/16 - Riding to the Wall: Veteran bikers rest in Elko, continue on to D.C. 
5/23 - Son’s homecoming surprises mom 
6/27 - Indpendence Day events  
9/24 - Ruby Mountain Balloon Fair launches this weekend 
9/25 - POW/MIA to bury unclaimed veteran cremains 
10/2 - Military Cremains Taken to Fernley (video)  
  11/11 - VFW raises $15,000 for light replacement 
11/13 - Library honors vets with White Table 
11/15 - White Table Bowe Bergdahl (video)


2012

2/15 - POW/MIA gears up for chili feed, National League of Families visit
2/15 - POW MIA CHILI & MORE (video)
3/21 - Thanks for supporting POW group
3/23 - Elko POW*MIA support awe-inspiring
4/13 - Raul Bravo Scholarship (video) 
5/3 - Elko to celebrate Cinco de Mayo Saturday
5/7 - Patriotism shines on Mexican holiday

5/16 - Freedom Riders arrive today
5/18 - Group travels across U.S. to honor veterans
5/28 - Loss, gratitude mark ceremony [videos]

6/12 - Bravo Scholarship
6/14 - Jamboree parade 2011
6/22 - Rodeo centennial: Stampede seeks sponsors 
6/27 - POW Bowe Bergdahl Support (video)
6/28 - POW*MIA Awareness Day event Saturday
6/29 - Plenty of patriotism and pyrotechnics
7/2 - Never Forget Elko holds POW*MIA Day
7/14 - Flag procession marks centennial celebration
8/6 - POW MIA Riding For Bowe 8-11-12 
9/8 - Haqqani leader says captive US soldier is safe
9/20 - Hot air ballooning for the community
9/21 - Christian Academy students take to the skies
10/27 - Zombies on Parade
10/30 - Commentary: Last chance to contribute to Operation Santa
11/5 - Elko designated Veterans Day Regional Site
12/28 - Letter: Thanks from ‘Shop With A Cop’


2011

2/9 -  POW/MIA plans main fundraiser
2/15 -  Special times to honor those who serve all year
2/21 -  POW/MIA hosts fifth annual Chili Feed fundraiser
2/23 -  Elko’s nonprofit groups in good hands
2/25 -  POW*MIA group is awesome
4/8 -  Elko group gains national attention

4/15 -  POW/MIA Association to host benefit Saturday

5/3 -  Locals comment on bin Laden’s death 
5/5 -  Elko to celebrate Cinco de Mayo 
5/9 -  Cinco de Mayo 
6/17 -  Ride in honor: Locals organize parade to salute POW Bergdahl 
6/30 -  Bringing the Missing Home 
7/5 -  Patriotic Fourth in Spring Creek
7/5 -  Celebrating Independence: Sen. Heller pays visit on the Fourth
8/17 - POW MIA National Award (video) 
9/12 -  POW/MIA Hosts National Recognition Day This Week (video)  
9/15 -  Just for Fun; Bronc riding for the troops 
9/15 -  POW/MIA to remember the lost 
9/22 - Second annual RMPRA rodeo at fairgrounds
10/19 -  Ending homelessness; Elko hosts first Veteran Stand Down    
10/19 -  Operation Santa at the schools 
10/20 -  Several attend Elko’s first Veteran Stand Down 
11/3 - ‘Military Matinee Double Feature’
11/7 - Real Heroes save lives, help people
11/11 - veterans day parade pow/mia
11/22 - Lt. Col. Oliver North talks about Bowe Bergdahl w/FNC's Megyn Kelly (video)
11/23 - Lt. Col. Oliver North discusses Bowe Bergdahl on FNC's Fox & Friends (video) 
12/9 - Thanks for supporting Operation Santa


2010

2/18 -  POW*MIA fundraiser is Saturday 
4/5 -  Langley Memorial Troop Fund looks for new members
4/15 -  Raul Bravo scholarship fundraiser Saturday
5/17 - Elkoans mourn death of Indiana Marine 
6/18 - Jamboree joust
6/24 -  County commission wrap-up
6/25 -  POW*MIA to host ceremony
6/30 -  POW*MIA remembers those missing in action
7/1 - Locals to celebrate July 4 throughout area
7/5 -  July 4: Celebration of freedom
7/15 -POW*MIA member responds to letter critical of patriotism
7/23 -Let's remember
8/3 - Motorcylists invited to 2nd Annual “Standing with Bowe” Prayer Run
8/13 - ‘We’re not going to ever forget’
8/14 - Bikers Ride In 2nd Annual Standing With Bowe Prayer Run
9/23 - Barrel Racing event Saturday is dedicated to the troops overseas

10/1 - Group Plans Vets Burials
10/4 - Eight forgotten veterans honored years after service
10/5 - 8 lost warriors laid to rest in Fernley
10/7 - Vets Laid To Rest With Honors
11/1 - Real Heroes Red Cross honors local heroes
11/8 - Red Cross honors local heroes
11/9 - Annual Veteran's Parade Set For Thursday
11/17 - Community Helps Operation Santa
11/29 - Shop with a Cop


2009

3/11 - Service: It’s what the VFW is all about  
5/8 -
Paying tribute: Cross-country parade to honor veterans
5/21 - Military veterans’ remains escorted through town
5/25 - Unclaimed no more: WWII veterans’ remains to be interred in Fernley
6/5 - Rumble in the Rubies
6/7 - Taking a full stride
8/24 - Ceremony slated for veterans’ remains
8/27 - An honorable escort: Veterans’ remains taken to cemetery
11/11 - The price of freedom: Veterans Day Parade 
11/26 - First Patriotic Award Banquet held
12/2 - Shop with a cop raises $16,500
12/4 - Elko County Commission actions 
12/17 - Thanks for supporting Operation Santa for past six years
12/20 - Sending out some cheers, for all the volunteers


2008

3/23 - Soldier receives warm welcome 


2007

11/1 - Red Cross to honor local heroes Saturday


2006

8/14 -  "You are not forgotten:" Local POW/MIA group formed
11/12 - 
Veterans honored in Saturday’s parade


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