North Dakota National Guard veteran receives Purple Heart

Russell Ouart was deployed to Iraq in February 2008. Just a few months later, Ouart was involved in a mortar attack that left him with a traumatic brain injury. After three years of struggles and many misdiagnoses, the Fargo-native was finally honored and awarded a Purple Heart on Saturday.
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Russell Ouart was deployed to Iraq in February 2008. Just a few months later, Ouart was involved in a mortar attack that left him with a traumatic brain injury. After three years of struggles and many misdiagnoses, the Fargo-native was finally honored and awarded a Purple Heart on Saturday.

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