'It Was An Incredible Life': Walt Straka, Minnesota's Last Bataan Death March Survivor, Dies At 101After surviving the death march in which thousands of Americans died, Walt Straka spent 42 months in a Japanese prison camp.
'He Was One Of A Kind': 80 Years After His Death At Pearl Harbor, Minnesota Sailor's Remains Come HomeThe remains of Navy Fireman 1st Class Neal K. Todd of Akeley arrived at MSP International Airport Thursday afternoon. Dozens of his family members were there for the transfer ceremony.
Jim And August: A Friendship Forged Over Service And LossJim McDougal And August Riebe are two friends separated in age by almost 90 years, but they're connected through service, and tragedy.
'He Loved His Nation': Fallen Veteran From Blaine Honored At Memorial Park DedicationA new park dedicated to veterans from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror hosted its inaugural ceremony Monday.
St. Paul Police: Stolen Therapy Dog Reunited With Navy Veteran OwnerThe St. Paul Police Department says a stolen therapy dog has been returned home to its owner, who is a Navy veteran.
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.