Operation Iraqi Freedom

November's Veteran Of The Month: Sgt. 1st Class John CarsonJohn 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.)
26-Year-Old North Branch Veteran MissingA 26-year-old veteran and North Branch-native has been missing from his home near Fort Jackson, S.C. since October 7.