Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usWed, 16 Apr 2014 21:49:39 EDTWed, 16 Apr 2014 21:49:39 EDT Warland, of Fort Dodge Gregg Warland, of Fort Dodge, arrived at U.S. Marine Corps boot camp in 1978, he already had some military experience under his belt. He went to high school at the Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Mo.Mon, 11 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EDTGordon Mooney, of Sac County COUNTY - Gordon Mooney was driving an enormous truck in Iraq one day in 2004 when a rocket-propelled grenade sailed over the vehicle.Sun, 10 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EDTChuck Rees, of Fort Dodge - Chuck Rees enlisted in the Navy in 1951 thinking he had found a way to serve his country without getting into too much danger. ''I thought the Navy was safer,'' the Vincent man said.Sat, 9 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EDTMelvin Gray of Fort Dodge for 150 was Melvin Gray's specialty when he cooked in Army kitchens in the United States and the former West Germany. The Fort Dodge man had expressed interest in joining a military police unit after completing his basic training.Fri, 8 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EDTArt Downard, of Webster City CITY - During World War II, Art Downard taught Army Air Corps officers the ins and outs of administrative duties, then moved on to the Phillippines to join an aerial photography unit. He did all that despite being blind in one ey.Wed, 6 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EDT