An Army Reserves unit based at Fort Snelling is heading to Afghanistan to support the U.S. military operation in that country.
About 70 U.S. Army Reserve soldiers will be welcomed home from Iraq and Kosovo in a ceremony at Fort Snelling.
A group of soldiers will get a chance to say goodbye to family and friends Wednesday before they ship off to help fight the war in Iraq.
A national event designed to introduce novices to snow sports is coming to the Twin Cities area.
It’s been 69 years Tuesday since the Japanese attacked the Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii, drawing the United States into World War II.
The bus stops on the cemetery path and the silver-haired men file out, sober-faced and silent amid a sea of white marble tombstones. Some carry rifles, some flags, a few hold bugles. They’ve all come to say goodbye — to a stranger.
First Lt. Christopher Goeke was killed July 13th while responding to an attack on an Afghan National Army facility in the key southern city of Kandahar.