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Myrl Mahaney April 1952 Chunchon Korea 7th division

March’s Veteran Of The Month: Myrl Mahaney

Myrl Mahaney was asked by the government to join the Army in July of 1951 at the age of 19, and was assigned to be a classified correspondence clerk.

03/01/2013

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February’s Veteran Of The Month: Nikki Jansen

Capt. Nikki Jansen grew up in Plymouth, Minn. and attended Wayzata High School. She was nominated to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. by Sen. Jim Ramstad, and was accepted to attend in June 2002.

02/01/2013

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Iraq War Vet Loses Everything In Condo Fire

A large fire ripped through more than a half-dozen condos in Uptown Minneapolis Friday morning, sending huge clouds of smoke into the air and one resident to the hospital.

12/28/2012

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37 Years Later, NCIS Help Search For St. Paul Vet’s Killer

The body of a young sailor from St. Paul, Daniel Erickson, was found on Veteran’s Day in 1975. His family has spent more than 37 years searching for his killer. Now, they have the help of NCIS.

11/12/2012

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Veteran Severely Beaten Inside NE Minneapolis Bar

A veteran who was out celebrating Veterans Day with friends says he has no idea why a group of strangers viciously attacked him.

11/11/2012

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Wild Veteran Cullen Counting His Remaining Seasons Carefully

For NHL veterans, the lockout is making the reality of a 2012-13 season quite cloudy. For now, the Minnesota Wild are at Ridder Arena growing tired of working out with each other.

11/06/2012

Amanda Kotval

November’s Veteran Of The Month: Amanda Kotval

Amanda Kotval enlisted into the Wis. Army National Guard on Feb. 13, 2006. She was appointed as additional Cadre for the RSP in Chippewa Falls, Wis. upon her return from Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training until January 2008.

10/29/2012

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Veteran, Fmr. State Rep. & Watertown Mayor KJ McDonald Passes

Watertown, Minn., is mourning the death of Mayor KJ McDonald, according to a press release from Acting Mayor Rick Mann.

10/05/2012

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Transgender Vet Finds Help, Without Fear, At VA Hospital

There is a program available at the VA hospital in Minneapolis that’s serving an often hidden population — transgender veterans.

09/06/2012

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E.J. Henderson Looking For Work, Still Giving Back

One player that has held a spot for the Vikings the past nine seasons is looking for work.

07/24/2012

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Veteran Vividly Recalls Deadly D-Day Invasion

Wednesday means it has been 68 years since 92-year-old Bill Harper and his American and allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy. Artillery Capt. Harper was 24 years old when he survived one of the most brutal days of World War II.

06/05/2012

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June’s Veteran Of The Month: Jeremy Wolfsteller

Jeremy was born April 4, 1978 in Minnesota. Majority of his childhood was spent living in different locations and attending multiple schools around the Twin Cities.

05/31/2012

George Boyd

May’s Veteran Of The Month: George Boyd

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.

05/01/2012

Early morning watching the Souther Bypass Bridge, Samarra, Iraq

April’s Veteran Of The Month: Justin Sabo

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.

04/02/2012

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Maplewood Man Gets Year In Jail For Crash That Killed Vet

In a packed Washington County courtroom, family, friends and fellow guard members of 34-year-old Brian Jacobson made certain that justice would be served.

02/24/2012

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