The ceremony marked the 50th anniversary of the U.S. buildup of military personnel in South Vietnam. The Pentagon wants to elevate the status of Vietnam vets to the status of World War 2 and Korean War veterans.
A federal judge has ordered that a Minnesota man accused of stealing identification information from members of his former Army unit will stay in custody pending trial. Keith Michael Novak is charged with fraud in connection with identity theft.
The U.S. Army has postponed dropping the ROTC program at North Dakota State University in Fargo.
Matthew Gilbert is September’s Veteran of the Month!
Hundreds of mourners paid their final respects on Friday to a proud Army officer and devoted husband and dad. At 38, Lt. Col. Mark Weber was on the fast track for a successful military career. But the story of his unexpected journey would reach far beyond the halls of the Pentagon. “He was a scholar. He was just a joy to be around, very inspirational,” says Lt. Col. Kevin Olson, spokesperson for the Minnesota National Guard.
A soldier, who wrote a book to his three sons while battling cancer, has died. Lt. Col. Mark Weber passed away Thursday, sources said. He was 41.
Taking the ACT and SAT are rites of passage for many high school juniors and seniors. But there are so many options to help students score higher that it might be difficult to determine which is right for you.
Why is the national anthem played before sporting events? And what causes the bump you get from a mosquito bite?
After competing against 10 other couples and winning eight different legs, Dave and Rachel Brown are this season’s Amazing Race champions!.
George Boyd was born in Chicago and raised in Danville, Illinois. At the age of 17 he enlisted into the Air Force in 1958 and was first assigned to Westover Air Force Base, Massachusetts.
Justin Sabo attended high school in Rosemount, and later Apple Valley at the School of Environmental Studies. He was awarded an Eagle Scout during that time. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in August of 1997 (at the age of 18), attending Basic Training at Ft. Benning, Georgia.
Rep. John Kline says the U.S. Army is reconsidering a decision to recoup Fort Snelling’s ceremonial rifles from the fort’s memorial rifle squad.
At each burial, the Fort Snelling memorial rifle squad will fire off a 21-gun salute using WW1 vintage Springfield O3A3 bolt action rifles. Squad members say the rifles are safe and simple to load. Recently, however, the squad learned that the U.S. Army is demanding that the unit turn over the government-issued rifles and exchange them for a different model.
For the past 30 years the U.S. Army’s Bradley Fighting Vehicle has given soldiers armored protection as they maneuver the battlefield.
Seventeen soldiers who have been serving in Afghanistan for the past 10 months are scheduled to return to Minnesota.
Almost 150 U.S. Army Reserve soldiers are scheduled to arrive in St. Cloud on Sunday after a yearlong deployment in Iraq and Kuwait.