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Published December 03, 2011, 07:02 PM

Harwood Veteran Retires After 42 Years of Service

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A Harwood veteran retires after 42 years of service.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

A Harwood veteran retires after 42 years of service. A ceremony in Fargo honored 60-year-old Senior Chief Petty Officer Dave Rice. Rice is the last Vietnam War Vet serving in the U-S Navy in North Dakota. Before his retirement, he was one of the last sailors still serving who saw combat in Vietnam.

Dave Rice – Vietnam Veteran: "It's been a very rewarding experience, I just made hundreds of friends over the years, and I wouldn't trade it for anything. I'm really glad I entered."

Rice served from June 1970 to October 1973.

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