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Late Troop Homecoming Disappoints Military Families

Laura Hudson, a military wife from Elk River, has been waiting a year for the moment her husband returns home. Now, she feels that moment has been robbed.

04/30/2012

Early morning watching the Souther Bypass Bridge, Samarra, Iraq

April’s Veteran Of The Month: Justin Sabo

Justin Sabo attended high school in Rosemount, and later Apple Valley at the School of Environmental Studies. He was awarded an Eagle Scout during that time. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in August of 1997 (at the age of 18), attending Basic Training at Ft. Benning, Georgia.

04/02/2012

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Esme’s Blog: The Mental Health Of Our Military

The horrifying tragedy of the American soldier who is accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians raises serious questions about the U.S. Military’s awareness, monitoring and understanding of how troops are faring under the unimaginable stresses of combat.

03/17/2012

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Program Seeks To Keep Vets Mentally Healthy And Free

For former Army ranger Hector Matascastillo the stresses of 13 military deployments finally took a toll. On Jan. 24, 2004, Matascastillo suffered a horrible flashback at his Lakeville home.

01/30/2012

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Fridley Defense Contractor Lands Big Prize

For the past 30 years the U.S. Army’s Bradley Fighting Vehicle has given soldiers armored protection as they maneuver the battlefield.

08/29/2011

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A Minn. Veteran’s Long Journey After Losing Legs

Nearly a year after his final tour, a war veteran who lost his legs was welcomed back in Minnesota.

06/27/2011

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Family, Friends Share Memories Of St. Paul Soldier

Family and friends of a 25-year-old St. Paul soldier killed in Afghanistan are planning to share memories of him at a news conference.

04/19/2011

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Soldier Exchange Creates Bonds Between Minn. And Norway

Some Minnesota soldiers are learning new skills in a different country. It’s a country Minnesota considers close to home: Norway.

02/19/2011

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College Grads Turning To Army, Instead Of Unemployment

Many people with college degrees are learning their education does not guarantee them a job. So, a record number of grads are choosing the Army as a way to get out of the ranks of the unemployed.

02/03/2011

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Vietnam Vet Getting Overdue Honors

For Army veteran Tim Callister, it’s an award ceremony more than 40 years in the making.

12/28/2010

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