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Duane R. Meek, 87

Warroad- CW3 (United States Army, Retired) Duane R. Meek was born in Swift on 15 September 1935 and died on Veterans Day, 11 November 2022 in North Ogden, Utah. Duane served in the U.S. Army for 26 years and progressed through the ranks from Private (as a cook) to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer Three (as an Army Aviator) before retiring on 31 August 1981.

Duane served two tours in combat in Vietnam in 1968 and 1970 and flew over 600 combat hours. He has numerous awards and decorations including the Bronze Star Medal with “V” Device for Valor and Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster (denotes second award...


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