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In this Feb. 11 file photo, Gen. Larry Shellito of Alexandria, center, leads Gov. Tim Pawlenty, second from left, and others out of the House chamber following the governor's final State of the State speech. Shelito announced Wednesday that he plans to step down as state adjutant general Oct. 31. Tribune photo by Don Davis

Minnesota National Guard leader prepares for exit

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ST. PAUL -- Larry Shellito returned from Vietnam in the early 1970s to a country that did not welcome soldiers.

That experience led to his promotion of what on Wednesday he called "the nation's leading Yellow Ribbon program."


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.