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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

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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

Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard's 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, 34th Combat Aviation Brigade, B Company, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment in a send-off ceremony on Nov. 27, 2010. (credit: CBS)

U Of M To Study War Effects On Military Families

Researches at the University of Minnesota are recruiting hundreds of National Guard and Reserve families to find out the best ways to support them.

05/18/2011

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Red Bull Deployment Ceremonies Held Around Minn.

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.

05/13/2011

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460 Minn. National Guard Soldiers Deploy To Kuwait

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.

03/31/2011

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Minnesota Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A military policeman from Rosemount has died in an attack in Afghanistan.

02/28/2011

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Minn. Air Guard Soldiers Return From Iraq

Fifteen airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing of the Minnesota Air National Guard are returning to Minnesota following a six-month deployment to Iraq.

02/20/2011

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Blue Star Mothers Questioned Over Terminations

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.

02/12/2011

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Fort Snelling Ceremony To Greet Returning Soldiers

About 70 U.S. Army Reserve soldiers will be welcomed home from Iraq and Kosovo in a ceremony at Fort Snelling.

01/08/2011

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MN Troops Deploy To Iraq, Kosovo Wednesday

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.

01/05/2011

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150 Troops Return To St. Cloud On Sunday From 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.

12/05/2010

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