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Local Pheasant Forever chapter hosts hunt for veterans


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Veterans from three states took down 67 pheasants during a hunt hosted by the local Pheasant Forever chapter in Cheyenne County. Pictured front row, from left, are: Luke Kesselring, Austin Mundis, Aaron Mundis, Kurt Hoye and Jim Haddix. Pictured back row, from left, are: David Roberts, Mike Cain, Evan Riddle, Ben Fleishacker, Ron Holly and Ron Gussman.

The High Plains Pheasant Forever Chapter of Sidney hosted its third annual U.S. Warriors Outdoors (USWO) veterans hunt Nov. 6-8 in Cheyenne County.

The High Plains Pheasant Forever chapter partnered with the USWO to enlist eligible veterans for a fun weekend of outdoor therapy. This group of veterans were comprised of seven local Nebraska veterans and one from Colorado and another from Pennsylvania, all with various combat experience ranging from Vietnam, Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

The group kicked off the weekend by warming up with over 1,100 rounds of trap and...

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