Wanted: Photos of our Veterans

The Independent-Observer is seeking pictures of our Veterans in uniform for a special Veteran’s Day page. Bring pictures in to the I-O no later than Nov. 2. The picture will be scanned and returned.

Vets officer in Conrad

The Veteran’s Affairs Service Officer will be in Conrad at the courthouse on Nov. 1-15 from 9:30-11 a.m.

Any Vietnam Vet who has been diagnosed with Type II Diabetes Mellitus or prostate cancer should contact the service officer.


Also, any veteran who is age 65 and older and served during a time of war should contact the service officer to see if he/she would possibly qualify for pension benefits.


The VA has added new conditions to their list from Agent Orange-Ischemic Heart Disease and Parkinson ’s disease.

Also be advised that any veteran diagnosed with ALS has been added.

For further assistance or to ask questions, contact the Vet’s office at (406) 452-2265.