Special forces veteran honored for his service


James Duranceau

James Duranceau attended an event last month hosted by the Special Forces Association where he was honored for his 16 years as a Green Beret in the United States Army.

Duranceau joined the army in 1962, starting his first tour of Vietnam on Christmas Day of 1965. He became a part of the 173rd Airborne Brigade as a Ranger and an Airborne Ranger in the 2nd Battalion of the 75th Regiment, starting his second tour of Vietnam with the Korean Rock Ranger Battalion in 1968 when he became a Green Beret.

Duranceau, who grew up in the Chelan area, moved to the Grand Coulee Dam area after 9/11 to wo...

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