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U.S. Army played critical early role in history of Yellowstone

The U.S. Army regulars in Yellowstone were generally a coarse bunch, trained on the western plains. At a monthly salary of $13, they were motivated less by pay than by “the tug of adventure.” They established the protective cover the park needed at the time to maintain its integrity as a preserve for nature and a playground for the public. Continue Reading →

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