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Kile Brewer / Forum News Service Members of the Grand Forks Air Force Base's 348th Reconnaissance Squadron walk along U.S. Highway 2 patrolling for trash as part of their duties to the Adopt-a-Highway volunteer program.

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GRAND FORKS — As Master Sgt. Cathryn Acklin of the 348th Reconnaissance Squadron at Grand Forks Air Force Base walked alongside a busy roadway with 12 other military personnel to pick up trash in ditches, she didn’t consider the task to be work, but something else.


“This is our way of saying thanks,” Acklin said. “(The community) has been so supportive of us.”

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