Feature Photo: Kalispell Vet Center Dedication Ceremony

By Beacon Staff

Pfc. Lucas Kirkland, back, carries the Montana state flag while waiting for the presentation of the colors by the members of the National Guard and the United Veterans Group during the dedication ceremony of the Kalispell Vet Center on North Meridian Road in Kalispell. The Vet Center focuses on mental health and readjustment counseling care for combat veterans and their families. U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, Montana’s only member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and Robin Korogi, the new director of the VA Montana Health Care System, spoke during the ceremony. Look for more pictures from the dedication in this weeks print edition off the Flathead Beacon.