North Dakota soldier laid to rest in Mandan
A North Dakota Army National Guardsman killed in Afghanistan told his mother when he was 7 years old that he wanted to be a soldier and serve his country. Spc. Tyler Orgaard, 20, of Bismarck, "had a passion for the military from the time he was a small child," Gov. Jack Dalrymple said at Orgaard's funeral.Word count: 340
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