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Members of the Malmstrom Air Force Base Honor Guard carefully fold the flag that will be presented to the family at the funeral of Neil Van Sickle on Tuesday afternoon, October 22, in C.E. Conrad Memorial Cemetery in Kalispell. Staff Sgt. Joshua Crist presented the flag to Kathleen Leatham, on of Maj. Gen. Van Sickle's daughters. 
 (Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead veterans to honor acclaimed military officer with flag ceremony
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Flathead veterans to honor acclaimed military officer with flag ceremony

Maj. Gen. Neil Van Sickle was the oldest living West Point graduate when he left this world at 104 years old on Sept. 29, 2019, and while it’s a marvel to reach that ripe old age, it was the wide-ranging accomplishments throughout the many decades of his live that are the measure of the man.