A send-off is set in Austin Thursday for 159 Minnesota National Guard soldiers.
Reuters has a story of what really happened the night of the helicopter crash in Afghanistan that killed 30 US Soldiers. Read the article.
The Fisher House in Minneapolis is called “a home, away from home” for families of wounded military members and veterans.
What does a soldier face when coming home from deployment? The New York Times put together this great article for Memorial Day.
Researches at the University of Minnesota are recruiting hundreds of National Guard and Reserve families to find out the best ways to support them.
A number of deployment ceremonies will be held throughout Minnesota to honor members of a 34th Red Bull Infantry Division brigade that’s heading to Iraq.
The Minnesota National Guard says 460 soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 125th Field Artillery are preparing to go on a one-year deployment in the Middle East.
A military policeman from Rosemount has died in an attack in Afghanistan.
Fifteen airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing of the Minnesota Air National Guard are returning to Minnesota following a six-month deployment to Iraq.
Blue Star Mothers, a national veterans’ service organization founded by military mothers, has come under fire here in the Twin Cities, and around the country.
About 70 U.S. Army Reserve soldiers will be welcomed home from Iraq and Kosovo in a ceremony at Fort Snelling.
A group of soldiers will get a chance to say goodbye to family and friends Wednesday before they ship off to help fight the war in Iraq.
Almost 150 U.S. Army Reserve soldiers are scheduled to arrive in St. Cloud on Sunday after a yearlong deployment in Iraq and Kuwait.
Eighty St. Cloud-based soldiers are leaving home this weekend to help the drawdown phase of military operations in Iraq.
Jobs are hard to find for many Americans, but it can be even more difficult for veterans coming home from war. That’s why one local organization, Resource, is committed to training and placing veterans in green jobs.
Flags are flying at half-staff for Army specialist Matthew J. Johnson, killed on July 14th in Afghanistan.