Minnesota Army National Guard
John Carson grew up in St. James, Minnesota, and joined the Minnesota Army National Guard in 1998 when he was 17. (He went to basic training the summer between his junior and senior year of high school.)
Eighteen soldiers in Minnesota’s Army National Guard are returning home on Veterans Day after being stationed overseas since last year. The other 27 soldiers from their company are scheduled to return next month.
An “America’s Got Talent” singer whose Afghanistan War injury claims have been called into question wouldn’t face vetting by producers unless he made it into the final rounds, according to a person familiar with the production.
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.
More than 2,000 soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard are leaving to begin training for a one-year deployment overseas.
A group of 55 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from Minnesota are leaving for training for a one-year deployment in Afghanistan.