First Lady Michelle Obama will be traveling to Minnesota Friday to meet with National Guard families and local community leaders dedicated to supporting military families, the White House announced.
Thanks to a Minnesota bridal salon, some Twin Cities military brides were able to say “yes” to the dress without having to commit to the price tag this week.
Reporters take some assignments in stride. Other assignments require no arm-twisting. This story belongs among the latter.
Tuesday is Military Appreciation Day at the Minnesota State Fair and there will be tributes throughout the day, but none may help fairgoers see the people behind the military as much as The Lost Heroes Art Quilt.
Seventeen soldiers who have been serving in Afghanistan for the past 10 months are scheduled to return to Minnesota.
A Navy Seal is laid to rest, and his dog is there, by his side, all the way. Heart breaking.
Injured veterans are often told they will never walk again. They may be bed ridden for the rest of their lives. But because somebody said let me build you a custom bike and get you independent, this man was able to start walking again. And he’s not alone. Hundreds of injured veterans are on a Ride to Recovery through Minnesota this week.
Ride 2 Recovery is more than mental and physical rehab for service men and women. The bike ride also puts them in touch with others, who know what they are going through.
Minnesota’s special Veterans Treatment Court is marking its one-year anniversary this month of trying to help veterans in trouble with the law stay out of the criminal justice system.
More than 100 Civil Air Patrol cadets are getting a taste of military life during a nine-day emergency services training camp in South Dakota.
The Fourth of July has new meaning for the family of a Minnesota marine who was killed in Afghanistan.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
A military policeman from Rosemount has died in an attack in Afghanistan.
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.
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Congresswoman Betty McCollum received a threatening fax after proposing to cut advertising between the military and NASCAR.
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.
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?
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.
Some service member somewhere is about to get a thank you card from a second grader in Oakdale, Minn.
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.