Fort McCoy In Wisconsin Holding Largest Population Of Afghan EvacueesAs of Wednesday morning, there were about 6,400 Afghans housed there, with a total capacity of 10,000. Two sources familiar with the Fort McCoy operations told CBS News the Defense Department planned to increase the total capacity to 13,000.
Afghan Refugees Start Arriving At Wisconsin's Fort McCoyAfghan refugees have begun arriving at Fort McCoy in western Wisconsin for temporary housing and support after their home country fell to the Taliban.
Afghan Refugees Could Be Headed To Wisconsin's Fort McCoyAfghans are scrambling to find ways to escape after the Taliban overran their country over the last week.
Wisconsin Fort Trains 145,000 Military Personnel A western Wisconsin military training base taught more personnel in the year that ended Oct. 1.
Dayton To Serve Steaks To Troops, FamiliesGov. Mark Dayton will serve steaks to Minnesota National Guard soldiers and their families during an event at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin.
State Shutdown Enters Day 9 With No Solution In SightInstead of sending Minnesota's elected leaders into a frenzy of activity, the nation's only state government shutdown has deepened the political paralysis that led them to their budget standoff. Top Democrats and Republicans have given no sign when they will talk again about how to resolve the stalemate.
29 Airmen Leave Minn., Prep For Afghanistan MissionTwenty-nine engineers in the U.S. Air Force Reserve have left Minnesota to train for a six-month mission in Afghanistan.