Minnesota Soldiers Return Home After Nearly A Year OverseasThe 147th Financial Management Support Detachment deployed last June. During their nine-month tour, they were stationed in five different locations in Kuwait.
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: Reg Chapman, A Gulf War Veteran, Returns To KuwaitWCCO-TV's Reg Chapman and photojournalist Tom Aviles have been sharing stories all week from the Minnesota National Guard stationed in Kuwait. They've been powerful stories of leadership, service and support from back home. Now, we focus on the storyteller.
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: Corporal Logs 400 Volunteer Hours With Red Cross In KuwaitCpl. Michael Harris found a home away from home at the Red Cross Resiliency Center at Camp Arifjan.
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 National Guard Red Bulls Getting Deployed To KuwaitFamily and friends gathered to send off 700 members of the Red Bulls, who are being deployed to Kuwait.
Minnesota Prosecutor Among Soldiers Deployed To Middle EastClay County Attorney Brian Melton announced to his staff that he's been activated for duty in Kuwait.