'It's Really Been Therapeutic': Fort Snelling Observes Memorial Day With Private Ceremony, Online TributeIn-person Memorial Day ceremonies -- like all ceremonies at national cemeteries -- have been canceled, but they have been substituted with beautiful online tributes, including one made especially for Fort Snelling.
'A Very Difficult Pill To Swallow': Fort Snelling Cemetery To Forgo Memorial Day Public Ceremony Due To PandemicLike so many things, Fort Snelling National Cemetery is also impacted by COVID-19.
Historic Cold Can’t Stop Fort Snelling Nat’l Cemetery’s Rifle SquadEven in minus-20-degree weather, Fort Snelling National Cemetery's volunteer rifle squad and color guard never miss a service.
Fort Snelling Nat'l Cemetery Rifle Squad Gives 75,000th SaluteFort Snelling National Cemetery's Memorial Rifle Squad provides full honors at any burial, large or small, and in any weather.
Flags Placed At Every Grave At Fort Snelling CemeteryThere is a memorial ceremony every year at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, but this year things were different.
Fort Snelling Nat’l Cemetery Preps For Memorial DayMemorial Day is a time to remember the heroes who have lost their lives fighting for our country.
How To Spend Memorial Day In The Twin CitiesMemorial Day is on the horizon. It’s the unofficial beginning of summer, but more importantly, it’s a time to reflect and remember. Here are some of the events happening to honor the day.
76 Years Later, Minnesota Sailor Who Died At Pearl Harbor Returns HomeQuentin Gifford was a Radioman aboard the U.S.S. Oklahoma when it sunk in the attack that dragged us into World War II.
Burial Set For Minnesota Sailor Killed At Pearl HarborA Minnesota sailor killed at Pearl Harbor will be buried with full military honors Saturday at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
St. Paul Korean War POW Finally Laid To RestA grateful nation never forgets, especially 66 years after a soldier's sacrifice.
Missing For 66 Years, Korean War Soldier Buried With Full HonorsWith old glory waving under blue skies and July's warm breeze, a motorcade bearing the casket of Charles Follese brought him home.
'This Is A Success Story': 74 Years Later, Marine's Remains Come HomeIt was June 2015 when a contractor working on the island of Betio was digging up a parking lot. Suddenly, human remains appeared in the soil, the first of what would be many skeletal remains.
Fort Snelling Hosting Memorial Day RemembrancePeople across the country are remembering the fallen this Memorial Day weekend.
Ft. Snelling Memorial Rifle Squad Passing On TraditionFifteen years ago, WCCO photojournalist Tom Aviles introduced us to the Memorial Rifle Squad. Aviles stayed in touch with the men, who are now passing the tradition on to the next generation of veterans.
Fort Snelling Displays Wreath, Flags For Minnesota's Fallen MilitaryMuch more than just a day off from work or school, Memorial Day is about remembering the people who died serving in our armed forces.