Minnesota Heroes: Military Family Counts The Days Until Daddy Returns HomeWCCO's Reg Chapman and Photojournalist Tom Aviles traveled to the Middle East to report on the Minnesota National Guard Red Bulls' work there.
Minnesota Heroes: St. Paul Restaurant Owners Give Back To Soldiers OverseasIt's a relaxing atmosphere here for these Minnesota soldiers, a much-needed break from the pressures of overseas duty and a room full of computers so they can hear from family – a perfect ending to a day designed to honor their service.
Minn. Nat'l Guard Members Share Meal With Families 7K Miles AwayHundreds of friends and family members of those deployed in Kuwait with the Minnesota National Guard gathered to eat a meal Saturday with their deployed loved ones.
Minnesota Heroes: Soldiers Maintain Businesses Back Home While Serving In KuwaitWithout the support of family back home and their military connections, both businesses would be hard to maintain. These business owner soldiers say technology has helped keep them up to speed.
Minnesota Heroes: National Guard Women Leading The Mission In The Middle EastThese Minnesota women in leadership are essential in shaping the environment here and advancing our nation's interests by promoting security and stability in the Middle East.
Minnesota Heroes: Soldier Serves In Kuwait While His Family Grows 7K Miles WayReg Chapman and Tom Aviles meet a Minnesota soldier in Kuwait who is adjusting to life away from his changing family.
Minnesota Heroes: A Family Separated By ServiceMeet a Twin Cities military family that's doing double duty for our country.
Minnesota National Guard Troops No Longer Needed In LiberiaThe 34th Red Bull Infantry Division was set to help the U.S. military in containing the Ebola virus in the west African nation. Since the number of those infected with the virus has dropped dramatically, there's no need for the national guard's support.
Student Books Heading From Minnesota To LiberiaMore than 22,000 books are on their way from Minnesota to Liberian students out of school because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Books For Africa plans a ceremony recognizing the shipment at its St. Paul warehouse Tuesday.
Rep. Ellison: Soldiers In West Africa Deserve More PayMinnesota U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison says the 700 Minnesota National Guard soldiers being deployed to West Africa to help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola disease deserve more than $5 a day extra in hardship pay.
Red Bulls Heading To Africa To Battle EbolaThe Minnesota National Guard is stepping up to help the fight against Ebola. About 700 men and women with the Rosemount-based 34th Red Bull Infantry Division will be headed to West Africa in the spring.
A Brave Transition By A Minn. SoldierSpecialist Ackley is a war veteran who served in Iraq with the 34th Red Bull infantry division in 2009. But a lot has changed since her return two years ago. Specialist John Ackley is now Ashley.
Minnesota Red Bull Soldiers Return HomeA fourth wave of Minnesota Red Bull soldiers were welcomed back home Monday.
215 Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Return HomeA large contingent of Minnesota National Guard soldiers who served in Iraq return to the state Sunday.
More Minn. Troops Deploy This WeekendHundreds more families will be saying farewell to their loved ones Friday as more National Guard members deploy.