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Brock: Veterans remain America’s real heroes


I was raised a service brat, so I am aware of the sacrifices families of service men and women endure. My father seldom talked about his life in the military and never about time spent in combat. I think the only people who can really appreciate what it is like to serve in the armed forces are the folks who currently or have served, and like my father there is a reason they seldom talk about the experience with folks who haven’t.

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Dustin Monke
Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He has been a key member of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, as well as the Press' Sweepstakes win in 2013. As the newspaper's editor, he writes a Sunday column, contributes feature stories, designs pages and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff.
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