Sailors Tell U.S. Navy, 'We Want Beards'Now that women in the Navy can wear ponytails, men want beards. Beards were banned in 1984.
Hastings 'Band Of Brothers': 25 Grads Heading To Armed ForcesTwenty five students from the 2018 senior class at Hastings High School are going into the military.
Search For Sailors Ends After Bodies Found On ShipThe search for seven U.S. Navy sailors who went missing after their destroyer collided with a container ship off the Japanese coast was called off after several bodies were found Sunday in the ship's flooded compartments, including sleeping quarters.
Move Over Drones, Driverless Cars -- Unmanned Ships Up NextIt's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday — ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews.
Siblings Get Big Surprise At High School Holiday AssemblyA brother and sister, both students at a Richfield high school, got a special surprise just in time for the holidays. The freshman and sophomore were convinced they would not be spending Christmas with their older sister, who is in the U.S Navy.
Ask an Expert: Fashion Forward Thinking For The Season In MinnesotaMinnesota Fashion Maven Sara Rogers sees seven new styles for Spring, 2015
Navy Planners Working Out Details For Week-Long Fargo EventNavy planners are in land-locked North Dakota and Minnesota to work out details for a week-long summer program that will feature the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and other promotional events.
Family Fulfills Final Wish Of Fallen WWII VeteranThirty seven years after first being buried, a Wisconsin man has been buried again and this time he's been laid amongst the nation's heroes. And it's all because his nieces and nephews went on a complicated mission to fulfill his last wish.
Events, Businesses Pay Tribute On Veterans DayTuesday marks Veterans Day, during which we take time to honor the brave men and women who have served our country. Veterans Day originated as Armistice Day on this day in 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress amended the holiday to include veterans of all U.S. wars in 1954.
Troubled Vets Of All Ages Find Comfort At RefugeThe vets, some yawning, others clutching packs of cigarettes, trickle into a sun-splashed room for morning meditation. Some survived war long ago, others have fresh memories of combat.
Local Veteran Receives Purple Heart After 44-Year DelayA Golden Valley veteran just received a military honor after a decades-long delay. Fred Jenness was a Navy Seabee who was wounded in Vietnam in 1969. On Monday afternoon, he finally received a Purple Heart medal. The award was delayed for decades because his mission was classified, which made access to records difficult. Senator Amy Klobuchar, whose office helped Jenness get the medal, spoke at his ceremony.
Details Emerge About Navy Yard Shooter's Checkered PastThe investigation into the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard continues with no clear motive for why Aaron Alexis opened fire, killing 12 people. He was killed in a gun battle with police. He was working at the Navy Yard as an electrical contractor.
Navy Prepares To Commission USS MinnesotaThe Navy is preparing for its newest attack submarine to join the fleet. The USS Minnesota will be commissioned during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk on Saturday.
Sequestration Putting The Squeeze On Youth Military ProgramA program that gives teens a firsthand military experience is coping with budget cuts due to sequestration, the automatic federal spending cuts. The U.S. Sea Cadets Twin Cities squadron teaches responsibility, dedication, even boot camp-type training drills.
New Help In Hunt For Missing MN Man In Mexico The wife of Mark Stoneberg, who has been missing off the coach of Puerto Vallarta since Tuesday when he went body surfing, says there's renewed hope in the search.