Remembering George Weiss, The Last Original 'Friday Squad' Ft. Snelling Memorial Rifle Squad MemberOn Veterans Day, WCCO took a look back at the life of one of the founders of the Fort Snelling Memorial Rifle Squad. George Weiss, 92, died in January, at his home and surrounded by his family.
George Weiss, Last Remaining Founding Member Of Ft. Snelling Rifle Squad, DiesWeiss died this week at home surrounded by his family. He was 92. But, his dedication to service will live on.
WCCO Photojournalist Tom Aviles Arrested In South MinneapolisWCCO's award-winning veteran photographer Tom Aviles has been struck by a rubber bullet and taken into custody by the State Patrol Saturday night.
'My Heart Is So Filled': Yarn For Vets' Kari Yarke Receives Big Yarn Donations After WCCO StoryViewer response to our story about Kari Yarke and her work crocheting items for homeless veterans was off the charts.
This Minnesotan Needs Your Yarn To Help Her Fellow VeteransA Twin Cities woman is asking for your help so she can continue giving back to veterans.
Are You On Team Summer Or Team Winter?Some love summer, and others love winter. WCCO photojournalist Tom Aviles wants to know: Which team are you on?
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.
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 Heroes: A Family Separated By ServiceMeet a Twin Cities military family that's doing double duty for our country.
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.