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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Thanks Veterans


Bureau: Fish and Wildlife Service

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  James Jansky, who was in the Navy from 1967 to 1971 and the National Guard from 1976 to 2009, and James Bohl, who was in the Army from 1967 to 1969, work at J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge in North Dakota. Photo by USFWS.

The country owes a debt of gratitude to military veterans, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is fortunate that many veterans find their skills can be put to good use conserving the nature of America. More than 1,400 veterans work at USFWS and that number is growing.

In honor of America's veterans and members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families, we're offering fee-free access for all to national wildlife refuges during Veterans Day weekend Nov. 9 to 11. 


Submitted by: USFWS
Nov. 8, 2013