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.
North Dakota National Guard soldiers who served a year in the Middle East are being honored.
Seventeen Minnesota soldiers who have been serving in the war in Afghanistan are being welcomed home.
There has yet to be a local parade to thank American soldiers for their service. That’ll change with the Twin Cities Heroes Parade beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, and heading down Nicollet Mall. A flyover will take place at 11:30 a.m.
When you picture a soldier, you probably picture a nice tight haircut. Starting Monday, soldiers can get them for free. Sports Clips throughout Minnesota are participating in Haircuts for Heroes, giving free trims and cuts to anybody with a military ID.
A dozen soldiers returned to Minnesota Saturday afternoon after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
A local group wants to give soldiers a chance to build friendships. And what better way than a day on the lake.
The last of the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 34th Infantry Division — the Red Bulls — returned home to Minnesota Sunday.
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.
Another round of Minnesota Red Bulls are returning home, but some family members are upset about the timing.
There were hugs and celebration as a second wave of Minnesota National Guard members returned home over the weekend.
As a drill sergeant barks the finish times of a morning run, a quiet sanctuary awaits a once injured Saw Whet owl. It’s a simple example of how Camp Ripley is a sanctuary for both soldiers and simpler things.
A Minnesota mom worries her soldier son is not getting the help he needs for the stress of war. She wants that to change — before it’s too late.
Minnesotan soldiers in Kuwait know how to make it feel just like home: host a polar plunge.
Warning this is a disturbing video of US soliders disgracing the bodies of Taliban soliders