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October 12, 2017
In an undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner by the Taliban for years after leaving his base in Afghanistan in 2009. A top Army commander on Dec. 14, 2015, ordered that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl face a court-martial on charges of desertion and endangering troops stemming from his decision to leave his outpost. (U.S. Army via The New York Times copyright 2017 / New York Times)
Army: Bowe Bergdahl will plead guilty in connection with his disappearance in Afghanistan
October 12, 2017 - 10:49am
August 30, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., center, talks about legislation to improve benefits for National Guard and Reserve personnel. She is flanked by Col. Brian Melton, left, chief of staff for the Minnesota National Guard, and Col. Anthony Polashek, commander of the 934th Airlift Wing, based in the Twin Cities. (Helmut Schmidt/Forum News Service
Klobuchar seeks improved benefits for Guard, Reserve
August 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 16, 2017
FILE PHOTO: U.S. army soldiers get ready to land from a Black Hawk helicopter during Suwalki gap defence exercise in Mikyciai, Lithuania, June 17, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
Army helicopter with five aboard crashes off Hawaii, U.S. Coast Guard says
August 16, 2017 - 10:06am
August 9, 2017
“My plan now is just waiting for the basic training and U.S. citizenship,” said Brad Lim on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. “During the day I study computer science to prepare for job interviews.” Lim is one of about 4,000 people in bureaucratic limbo in the government’s Military Accessions Vital to National Interest program. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Immigrant military hopefuls in limbo as U.S. halts path to citizenship
August 9, 2017 - 9:00pm
December 6, 2015
Finished statues by Neil Brodin were placed the last week of October at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood, Texas. The handshake represents the connection between the “young’’ military, represented by the statue on the left, and the “old’’ military, represented by the statue on the right. (Submitted)
West central Minnesota residents serve as models for bronze art project honoring military service
December 6, 2015 - 11:53pm
November 12, 2015
During a recent interview at his Brainerd home, Walt Straka, a Bataan Death March survivor, discusses his war time experiences. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Minnesota man tells of surviving Bataan Death March
November 12, 2015 - 9:35am
September 10, 2014
An alleged impersonator was spotted at the Olivia VFW Aug. 9, according to the Facebook user who posted this photo. (Contributed)
Willmar man suspected of impersonating decorated soldier
September 10, 2014 - 11:41pm
June 13, 2014
U.S. Army says Bergdahl condition stable, has not met parents
June 13, 2014 - 3:45pm
May 31, 2014
Undated image from video footage taken from a Taliban-affiliated website shows a man who says he is Private First Class Bowe R. Bergdahl, a U.S. soldier captured by the Taliban in southeastern Afghanistan in late June.
CREDIT: REUTERS VIA REUTERS
U.S. soldier freed in Afghanistan, five Taliban prisoners to leave Guantanamo
May 31, 2014 - 6:21pm
August 28, 2013
This undated file photo provided by the Bell County Sheriff's Department shows Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan. A military jury has sentenced Hasan to death for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood that killed 13 people and wounded more than 30 others. (AP Photo/Bell County Sheriff's Department, File)
Soldier sentenced to death for Fort Hood shooting
August 28, 2013 - 2:02pm
July 8, 2013
An Egyptian man cries outside a morgue after carrying the corpse of his brother killed near the Republican Guard building in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 8, 2013. Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted president early Monday in violence that left dozens of people killed, including one officer, outside a military building in Cairo where demonstrators had been holding a sit-in, government officials and witnesses said. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)
Clash with Egypt army kills at least 42 protesters
July 8, 2013 - 9:34am
July 3, 2013
Military special forces surround supporters of Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Army troops backed by armor and including commandos have deployed across much of the Egyptian capital, near protest sites and at key facilities and major intersections. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Update: Army tightens grip as Egypt awaits final move
July 3, 2013 - 12:46pm
February 15, 2013
In this 2006 file photo, Joan Najbar, of Duluth, Minn., holds the letter she sent her son Samuel Eininger in Iraq that was returned marked “deceased.” Bob King / Forum News Service file photo
Duluth Army mom finally gets U.S. Postal Service apology for ‘deceased’ stamp
February 15, 2013 - 9:00am
December 21, 2011
The late Mike Ose of Redwood Falls spoke about the Battle of Wood Lake at the site now being protected during a symposium and tour held by the Wood Lake Battlefield Preservation Association.
Agreement protects Wood Lake Battlefield site as Minnesota prepares to observe 150th anniversary of 1862 US Dakota Conflict
December 21, 2011 - 3:26pm
June 16, 2011
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
June 16, 2011 - 12:00am
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