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US Marines Urinating On Taliban

Warning this is a disturbing video of US soliders disgracing the bodies of Taliban soliders

01/13/2012

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Community Touched By Soldier’s Simple Request For Socks

A simple request from a marine in Afghanistan has created an outpouring of support from one community in Woodbury.

12/21/2011

From left to right: Spc. Jason Lee, Sgt. Anthony Ochoda and Chief Warrant Officer Amy Hampton. (credit: CBS)

Minn. Soldiers Reflect On End Of War In Iraq

More than 2,600 Minnesota soldiers were deployed to Iraq, making it the largest contingent since WWII.

12/15/2011

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12 Soldiers Back In MN After 1-Year Deployment

Twelve soldiers are back in Minnesota after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

10/09/2011

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Schools Lift Military Ban In Post-DADT Era

When military recruiters begin arriving this month for the first time in more than a decade at Vermont Law School, it will have a special meaning for Alex Manning.

10/04/2011

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Soldiers Discuss Changing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy

Enactment of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is this Tuesday and military personnel, both gay and straight are speaking out.

09/18/2011

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Minn. Fund Gives To Families Of 2 Killed In War

A military fund will mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11 by giving to the families of two Minnesota soldiers killed in Afghanistan.

09/09/2011

Soldiers With SD-Based Unit Home From Middle East

All the members of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 452nd Ordnance Co. are now back home, after spending a year in Kuwait and Iraq.

08/30/2011

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Fridley Defense Contractor Lands Big Prize

For the past 30 years the U.S. Army’s Bradley Fighting Vehicle has given soldiers armored protection as they maneuver the battlefield.

08/29/2011

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17 Soldiers Returning To Minn. From Afghanistan

Seventeen soldiers who have been serving in Afghanistan for the past 10 months are scheduled to return to Minnesota.

08/26/2011

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Send-Off Held For Deploying ND Guard Soldiers

Hundreds of people gathered to formally send off about 160 North Dakota National Guard soldiers who are bound for a year of duty in the Middle East.

08/22/2011

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Send-Off Is Set In Austin For 159 Minn. Soldiers

A send-off is set in Austin Thursday for 159 Minnesota National Guard soldiers.

08/18/2011

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What Really Happened In Afghanistan?

Reuters has a story of what really happened the night of the helicopter crash in Afghanistan that killed 30 US Soldiers. Read the article.

08/10/2011

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New Fisher House Opens To Vets And Families In Mpls.

The Fisher House in Minneapolis is called “a home, away from home” for families of wounded military members and veterans.

06/09/2011

St. Cloud Soldiers

Unexpected Perils Of Soldiers Coming Home

What does a soldier face when coming home from deployment? The New York Times put together this great article for Memorial Day.

05/30/2011

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