Roseau Times-Region - Serving Roseau County for over 100 Years - The Official Roseau County Newspaper

Meet some of the characters on a special day


On Memorial Day, they were standing in the parking lot across the street from the Roseau City Center.

It was before 9 a.m., and a number of older military gentlemen with vast shades of gray in their hair, some even pure white and dressed smartly in their Honor Guard uniforms, stood close together like any GIs do in their down time.

They were shooting the breeze.

It was an old Army grunt who approached them and remarked, "At ease, men! I'll be in the company area all day."

It brought back memories.

Any number of draftees knew that you didn't want the captain to see you standing idly in the c...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 03/06/2021 10:06