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Soldiers Share Stories

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Wednesday, members of the ROTC program at MSU-Billings and three World War Two veterans met at West Park Village to share their stories and experiences.

Willard Baker is a veteran who says it's great young men and women are genuinely interested in serving their country on a long-term basis. Many of the ROTC members say the stories they heard remind them of their parents and grandparents who served.

Something else the veterans cherish are the questions from the kids.

"'Were you ever scared?' And that's when Al and I, just like it had been scripted, we looked at each other and laughed and said, 'Boy were we. We were scared from day one!'" said Baker.

ROTC members say meeting with the veterans makes the World War Two stories more personal, rather than just watching movies about war. The younger members of the military say they hope to serve their country for a long time.

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