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Thousands Head To Fort Snelling For Memorial Day

On Monday, our nation will take time to remember those who’ve lost their lives while serving our country. Memorial Day ceremonies and parades are scheduled throughout Minnesota. One of the largest was at Fort Snelling Cemetery, where thousands attended Monday morning’s event. Many noted that, to be at Fort Snelling on Memorial Day served as a reminder that the holiday isn’t about taking the day off from work, setting up a picnic or firing up the BBQ. It’s a day to honor the military members who’ve lost their lives while serving.

05/27/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For Memorial Day!

A Memorial Day salute to our veterans….on the Smack Down

05/27/2013

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Memorial Day Celebrations In Minnesota

There are many meaningful ways in Minnesota to remember those who have died in military service.

05/13/2013

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Sexual Violence In Military

Jennifer Norris joins Chad to discuss violence against women in the military.

04/24/2013

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120 Nat’l Guard Members Return From Afghanistan

One-hundred-twenty members of the Minnesota National Guard are returning from their year-long deployment to Afghanistan, where they trained and mentored soldiers in the Afghan National Army.

04/04/2013

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Rep. Walz Seeks Review of 31,000 Military Discharges

A Minnesota congressman wants thousands of military discharges reviewed, saying a lot of veterans may have been misdiagnosed.

03/20/2013

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David Frum:Iraq Ten Years Later

David Frum from Newsweek and Daily Beast joins Chad to discuss his feelings on the war in Iraq ten years later. David was part of the Bush White House during the early stages of the […]

03/19/2013

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Poetry Contest Open To Minn. Military Children

Children of military families in Minnesota are being invited to enter Sen. Al Franken’s second annual poetry contest.

03/09/2013

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Chris Kyle Interview

A look back at the interview Chad did with Chris Kyle in January 2012.

02/04/2013

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Festival Uses Technology To Take Deployed Troops Ice Fishing

Spending time on a frozen lake is a rite of passage for many of Minnesotans. But for military families, that tradition got a unique twist Saturday as technology connected families to ice fishing.

02/02/2013

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Women In Combat

Marine Capt. Reserve Zoe Bedell joins Chad to discuss her role in the lawsuit to allow women in combat.

01/24/2013

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General Stanley McChrystal

Tune in Wednesday January 23rd for a discussion with General Stanley McChrystal. He talks about his memoir, “My Share of the Task“.

01/23/2013

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Fort Snelling Cemetery Hosts Wreath Ceremony Sat.

Fort Snelling National Cemetery hosts a holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember the nation’s veterans on Saturday.

12/14/2012

Biden Delivers Commencement Address At US Military Academy At West Point

Cadet Quits, Cites Overt Religion At West Point, Plans Move To Minn.

A cadet quitting West Point less than six months before graduation says he could no longer be part of a culture that promotes prayers and religious activities and disrespects nonreligious cadets.

12/05/2012

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St. Michael Boy Takes Ride Of A Lifetime

A St. Michael boy – in the fight of his life against cancer – got to live out a dream on Saturday. Eleven-year-old Tyler Purohit was diagnosed with brain cancer in February. And after weeks of chemo and radiation – it was time for him to cut loose.

11/17/2012

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