Veterans In Support Of Recreational Marijuana State Their Case To LawmakersThe push to legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota is moving forward, with veterans telling a House committee Tuesday why it should be more widely accessible.
Minnesota Veterans Explain What The Word 'Patriotism' Means To ThemRioters stormed the U.S. Capitol a week and a half ago, and many called themselves patriots. After that event, President Donald Trump said Americans must have a "renewed emphasis on the civic value of patriotism."
Minnesota Landlords Work With MACV To Provide Homes For Homeless VetsLandlords who offer their units in partnership with MACV are on the front lines in the fight to find stable housing for unsheltered veterans.
MACV Says Women Constitute Their Fastest-Growing Segment Of Homeless VeteransMalcalisha Jefferson served 12 years with two deployments to war zones -- Iraq in 2007 and Afghanistan in 2010. She moved to Minnesota after her time in the service to be closer to family, but things didn't go as planned.
Homeless Vet Who Almost Ended Up Sleeping On Streets Finally Home For The HolidaysFor Army veteran Greg Langlois, music helps ease his mind. And there is no better place to relax and play than in his own apartment, the place he's now grateful to call home.
MACV Hotel Program Gives Homeless Vets, And Families, A Transitional Roof Over Their HeadsEric B. Williams is a single parent, and one of many veterans who turned to MACV at one of the darkest times in his life.
MACV's Mission To Aid Homeless Vets Faces Uphill Battle In COVID PandemicA year ago, numbers of unsheltered veterans reached a low of 230 statewide. Then the pandemic hit, causing that number to increase as veterans who were once housed, needed MACV's help to find shelter.
'The Battle Never Ends': DAV National Commander Reflects On Veterans Day“The battle never ends, you know. When we take this uniform off, our veterans still have things that they suffer from,” Stephen Whitehead said. “We have to make sure our society, the people around us understand not every injury or wound is visible.”
Gov. Walz Announces New Milestone In Ending Veteran Homelessness In MNGov. Tim Walz is marking Veterans Day by announcing a new milestone in ending veteran homelessness in the state of Minnesota.
'I Became Hopeless': Veteran Grateful He Asked For Help After Suicide AttemptsThe state of Minnesota will recognize the second annual Minnesota Veteran Suicide Prevention and Awareness Day. The hope is to get veterans to ask for help and use the state and federal resources available to keep them safe.
MACV Creates Outreach Team To Help Veterans Experiencing Homelessness During PandemicThe Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans continues to work to get veterans out of situations that could expose them -- but they have had to make changes in order to safely help those in need.
American Legion Donates $18K For iPads To Connect Vets At VA Medical Center To Family, FriendsThe iPads can also be used by COVID-19 patients to talk to their nurse or doctor to prevent possible exposure to the virus.
Gold Star Mom Honors Son Who Saved His 'Brothers In Arms' And Organ Donation RecipientsAs a nation celebrates Memorial Day, a special portion of the population faces the holiday with mixed emotions.
'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.
Town Finds Way To Honor Navy Seaman Lloyd Timm, Killed In Pearl Harbor, After Pandemic Delays FuneralOn this Memorial Day weekend, a Minnesota community is remembering a United States Navy seaman who has not been able to be laid to rest due to COVID-19.