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May 2, 2016
Only hours before departure, Specialist John Kelty of Dawson, with wife Holli, holds their newborn Kole. play button
Army Reservists leave for Kuwait
May 2, 2016 - 9:20am
April 30, 2016
An emotional time for soldiers and family. play button
Kuwait Calling: Soldiers sendoff
April 30, 2016 - 1:26pm
October 11, 2015
Buses transporting 159 members of the 682nd Engineering Battalion based in Willmar were led out of town by members of the Patriot Guard. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Final farewell
October 11, 2015 - 11:19pm
October 9, 2015
Editorial: Best wishes to the 682nd for a safe and great tour
October 9, 2015 - 6:00am
October 8, 2015
The 682nd National Guard Unit in Willmar parades through city the Thursday morning greeted enthusiastically by veterans, school children and adults. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
A parade of community support
October 8, 2015 - 11:37pm
Mario Valero looks on during a ceremony Thursday to bid farewell to members of the Minnesota National Guard 682nd Engineering Battalion, who will be deployed to Kuwait. Valero, a private first class, joined the National Guard last year after graduating from Willmar Senior High School. (DAN BURDETT |TRIBUNE)play button
159 soldiers prepare for nine months in Kuwait
October 8, 2015 - 11:32pm
October 7, 2015
Troops from the Minnesota National Guard 682nd Engineering Battalion based in Willmar load up for the convoy this morning in Willmar.  A departure ceremony begins at 11 a.m. at Willmar Senior High School to wish the troops well in their upcoming deployment to Kuwait. (Rand Middleton | Tribune)
Convoy, farewell ceremony for 682nd is today
October 7, 2015 - 9:51pm
April 17, 2009
Local supporters welcome as troops depart for Mideast
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am