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U.S. Army veteran Styles Inmon of Dickinson speaks with Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., following a veterans roundtable at the Strom Center on Monday.

Dickinson vet says fireworks remind him of gun fights in Afghanistan; works to reintegrate himself into a civilian life

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While many in the city of Dickinson will attend or watch the Fourth of July Roughrider Days fireworks tonight, Styles Inmon probably won't.


It isn't that Inmon, 26, isn't patriotic or against pyrotechnics -- it's just that fireworks bring him back to a place a long way from summertime celebration.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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