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Nearly 400 "Red Bulls" National Guardsmen Deploying to Egypt

Nearly 400 National Guard soldiers from Rochester, Winona, Mankato and West Saint Paul are being deployed to Egypt. The soldiers are from the Minnesota Army National Guard's Mankato-based 2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry Regiment. They will be deployed 9 months...   

Events

  • Cookies for Veterans

    Two Girl Scouts in Albert Lea are saying thank you to veterans, using the very thing that the Girl Scouts are widely known for.

  • Marine Reportedly Dies Near Hawaii Base

    A spokesman for Marine Corps Base Hawaii confirms that a marine died early Saturday morning after the boat he was in capsized in waters near the base. The 17-foot boat overturned with three men onboard near the north side of Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii...

  • Dillon Semolina Governor Orders Flags to Half Staff Friday for Minnesota Marine

    Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of a Marine from Minnesota who died in a helicopter crash. Twenty-four-year-old Sgt. Dillion Semolina died Jan. 14. He was one of 12 Hawaii-based Marines who were killed when two helicopters... 

  • Veteran Keeps Promise to Friend, Fellow Veteran for Military Funeral

    A local veteran is keeping his promise to a fellow vet, providing a very special memorial at Preston's veterans cemetery.

  • Fallen U.S. WWII Hero's Army Dog Tag Found on Pacific Island

    Dorothy Hollingsworth was just 7 when her brother Tom left the family farm in Indiana to join the Army a few months before the United States entered World War II. She never saw him again. Now, more than 70 years after Pfc. Thomas E. Davis was killed in one of the war's final, major battles, a tangible reminder of her beloved sibling has been found on the Pacific island of Saipan — one of his Army dog tags.

  • The Future of the Military

    For many, serving our country is something that is passed down from generation to generation. While the United States military is one of the most powerful forces in the world – its future is unknown.

  • Minnesota Artist Honors US Military with Paintings

    A Little Falls artist is honoring the U.S. military with paintings depicting each branch of the service.  

  • 96-Year-Old Female Veteran World War II Pilot Fights for Recognition

    On Saturday, Senator Klobuchar visited Elizabeth Strohfus, a WASP from Faribault to discuss the importance of recognizing these courageous women for their contributions with eligibility for burial at Arlington National Cemetery.  



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