Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken condemned on Monday remarks by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who said former prisoner of war and Sen. John McCain is “not a war hero.”
A Minnesota man is questioning what he sees as a hero’s homecoming for a former prisoner of war. Bowe Bergdahl was released from Afghan captivity on Saturday in exchange for five terror suspects in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Former Army Sergeant Josh Korder served with Bergdahl in Afghanistan.
It was a reunion more than a quarter-century in the making for two Minnesota families who live thousands of miles away, and they believe Veteran’s Day was the perfect time to share it.
Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered U.S. and Minnesota flags flown at half-staff Tuesday to honor a Thief River Falls area soldier who died during the Korean War 60 years ago.