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Saluting The Brave: Help Us Celebrate Local Veterans

We at KHQ want to help salute the brave, local heroes right here in our area in honor of Veterans Day.

We want to help celebrate your hero by putting them on the air.

If you have a picture you'd like to send of a family member or a friend who has served in the military and you'd like to thank them, please send us their picture and a message to our birthday mailbox located under the news tab, scroll down to the submission tab and be sure to title it "Veterans Day Appreciation Message". You can also message us on the KHQ Facebook page.


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