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Troops From Duluth Headed To Afghanistan

About 300 troops from Duluth are headed to Afghanistan in August as part of Operation Freedom, according to the Minnesota National Guard.

06/28/2012

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Duluth Cleans Up As Floods Persist To South

Residents of Duluth began Thursday to assess the damage from flooding caused by historic rainfall, even as areas farther south continued to fight rising waters.

06/21/2012

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Texas Vet Says He Believed He Was Injured In War

A soldier whose photo was passed off as that of a singer on “America’s Got Talent” says the veteran’s alleged lies are disrespectful.

06/08/2012

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Fiancee: MN Vet Gave TV Show Errant Photo By ‘Mistake’

The fiancée of an “America’s Got Talent” contestant scrutinized for claims he was injured in Afghanistan says he made a “mistake” when he gave the show a photograph of another soldier instead of himself.

06/07/2012

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No Record Of Minn. TV Singer’s Claimed Combat Injury

A singer who appeared on the NBC show “America’s Got Talent” and claimed he was injured during a grenade blast in Afghanistan has no military record of his purported combat injuries, the Minnesota National Guard said Tuesday.

06/05/2012

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A Brave Transition By A Minn. Soldier

Specialist Ackley is a war veteran who served in Iraq with the 34th Red Bull infantry division in 2009. But a lot has changed since her return two years ago. Specialist John Ackley is now Ashley.

06/03/2012

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Last Of Minn. Nat’l Guard Red Bulls Return Home

The last of the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 34th Infantry Division — the Red Bulls — returned home to Minnesota Sunday.

05/06/2012

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Red Bulls Keep On Coming Home

This weekend marks the return of all Minnesota Red Bulls who were deployed to Kuwait. At 9:40 a.m. a plan carrying the second to last wave of Red Bulls landed at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

05/05/2012

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Hundreds Of Nat’l Guard Red Bulls Welcomed Home

It’s a day many Minnesota families have dreamed about for an entire year. More Minnesota National Guard Red Bulls are now home. The homecoming stretched from Anoka to Winona, with eleven buses carrying more than 220 soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division.

05/04/2012

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Friends Mourn The Death Of Red Bull Killed Running Stop Sign

A Minnesota Red Bull was killed early Friday morning when he ran a stop sign and an SUV slammed into him.

05/04/2012

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Red Bulls Late Arrival Time Angers Families

Another round of Minnesota Red Bulls are returning home, but some family members are upset about the timing.

04/30/2012

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Minnesota Red Bull Soldiers Return Home

A fourth wave of Minnesota Red Bull soldiers were welcomed back home Monday.

04/23/2012

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Hugs, Tears As More Red Bulls Return

There were hugs and celebration as a second wave of Minnesota National Guard members returned home over the weekend.

04/23/2012

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215 Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Return Home

A large contingent of Minnesota National Guard soldiers who served in Iraq return to the state Sunday.

04/15/2012

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Guard Helps Returning Vets Find Jobs, Schooling

The Minnesota National Guard is helping their soldiers get ready for civilian jobs, all while they are still in Kuwait.

03/06/2012

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