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Wounded Minn. Vet Competing In London’s Invictus Games

An international sporting competition is coming to London this fall featuring athletes who’ve overcome the biggest odds. All of the athletes bear the battle scars of war, they are the sick or injured soldiers from 14 nations.

07/10/2014

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Minn. Man, 18, Accused Of Sex Assault At Air Force Base In Japan

An 18-year-old White Bear Lake man is accused of sexually assaulting a girl at an Air Force base in Okinawa, Japan in February, the Minneapolis FBI announced Monday.

05/12/2014

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HCMC ER Nurse Trading Scrubs For Air Force Uniform

She served our country in the Air Force from 2001 to 2005 before leaving the military to earn a nursing degree. Now, the emergency room nurse at Hennepin County Medical Center is once again feeling the patriotic pull.

12/03/2013

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2 Kids Battling Cancer Ruled The Sky Today

For most children, the police escort and limo would equal the ride of a lifetime, but for Dawson Parker and Terrique Powell on Wednesday, it was just the start. They got the red carpet treatment at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, riding in vintage World War II planes.

07/24/2013

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Vets From Two Very Different Wars Reflect On The Fallen

Memorial Day is especially meaningful for the families, friends and comrades left behind. While Veterans today are reflecting on lives lost during combat, they are also thinking of the families left without loved ones and the pain they endure every day.Their war experiences were different. Landon Steele was a combat medic in Iraq. Chuck Sasse was a flight engineer in World War II. But the emptiness they carry from the loss of their comrades is the same.

05/27/2013

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NORAD May Shed 24-Hour Alert Site In Duluth

NORAD is considering taking two of its 18 Air Force sites off 24-hour alert, saying it will save millions of dollars without compromising its ability to defend against 9/11-style attacks.

03/01/2013

Gophers Beat Air Force, 4-0

Erik Haula had a goal and an assist and Adam Wilcox tossed the shutout as Minnesota beat Air Force 4-0 Saturday in the semifinals of the Mariucci Classic men’s college hockey tournament.

12/29/2012

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148th Fighter Wing Returns From Afghanistan

Most of the 300 airmen from the 148th Fighter Wing in Duluth have returned to Minnesota after serving in Afghanistan.

10/25/2012

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MN Man Pleads Guilty To Abusing Boys On USAF Base

A Minnesota man may face 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two young boys on a US Air Force base in Okinawa, Japan.

01/06/2012

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9/11 Attack Sparked Action For Mendota Heights Man

When the Twin Towers fell 10 years ago on Sept. 11, Americans reacted in ways they’ll never forget. For some, the sight of the twisted metal, debris and flames brought on heartache and confusion. But for others, it sparked a call to action.

09/11/2011

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