Stand Down helps meet veterans’ needs

NEWPORT — The sixth Lincoln County Veterans Stand Down was held at the Shilo Inn in Newport on Friday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stand Down originated during the Vietnam War to create a safe retreat for combat units returning home. Troops were able to take care of personal hygiene, eat and get access to things like medical and dental care and clean clothes.

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