Military

Chad D. Frokjer Marine Killed In Afghanistan

Parents Of Minn. Marine Killed In Afghanistan Talks

The Fourth of July has new meaning for the family of a Minnesota marine who was killed in Afghanistan.

07/04/2011

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In The Army Now

Perhaps the U.S. military should think about an ad campaign like this one. Model Bar Refaeli makes military service an attractive idea. Check out the story here.

05/06/2011

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Father Of 9/11 Victim Cheers Military

One of the victims of 9/11 was Tom Burnett, Jr., a native of Bloomington, Minn., who died in the crash of United Flight 93 in Pennsylvania.

05/02/2011

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Good Question: How Are Military Operations Named?

When the United States decided to join allies in launching an attack on Libya, the U.S. military titled it “Operation Odyssey Dawn.” So, how are military operations named?

03/22/2011

Smoke billows after a Libyan jet bomber crashed after being shot down in Benghazi on March 19, 2011 as Libya's rebel stronghold came under attack, with at least two air strikes and sustained shelling of the city's south sending thick smoke into the sky. (credit: PATRICK BAZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Military Action Launched Against Libya

Top officials from the United States, Europe and the Arab world have announced immediate military action to protect civilians amid combat between Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi’s forces and rebel fighters.

03/19/2011

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The Volunteers Behind The Troop Greeters

Millions of people pass through the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport every year, but not many know that inside, the airport has a center dedicated to U.S. troops passing through.

03/11/2011

Spc. Andrew Wilfahrt, shown in a high school yearbook photo. (credit: Carol Johnson)

Minnesota Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A military policeman from Rosemount has died in an attack in Afghanistan.

02/28/2011

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Wild Players To Wear Pre-Game Camouflage Jerseys

Minnesota Wild players will wear custom-designed camouflage jerseys during warm-ups before Tuesday night’s game against the Edmonton Oilers at Xcel Energy Center.

02/22/2011

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Minnesota Wild To Wear Camouflage Jersey’s!

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02/18/2011

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MN Congresswoman Receives Vulgar Fax

Congresswoman Betty McCollum received a threatening fax after proposing to cut advertising between the military and NASCAR.

02/18/2011

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Blue Star Mothers Questioned Over Terminations

Blue Star Mothers, a national veterans’ service organization founded by military mothers, has come under fire here in the Twin Cities, and around the country.

02/12/2011

Good Question: How Are Troops Called Up?

The soldiers holding their kids. The tears of a wife or a father. The deployment ceremony honoring citizen soldiers is one of the most emotional parts of a war. But leading up to that, who decides which units to deploy?

11/30/2010

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Thanksgiving Greetings From MN Troops

Here are some Thanksgiving greetings from Minnesota-based members of the U.S. Military. Sgt. Jose Dimas St. Paul CW2 Craig Jones Eagan, Minn. CW2 Jason Wicks Luverne, Minn.

11/16/2010

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Students Send ‘Thank You’ Cards To Vets

Some service member somewhere is about to get a thank you card from a second grader in Oakdale, Minn.

11/11/2010

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Rifle Squad Honors Vets With 57,000 Goodbyes

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.

11/11/2010

Elicerio Picked to Head Red Bulls

Brig. General David Elicerio succeeds Maj. General Richard Nash

09/10/2010

Funerals For Two Fallen Soldiers

Flags are flying at half-staff for Army specialist Matthew J. Johnson, killed on July 14th in Afghanistan.

07/23/2010

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