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October 23, 2017
Secretary of State Rex. Tillerson (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Tillerson makes unannounced trip to Afghanistan
16 hours 6 min ago
October 6, 2017
Body of US service member recovered in Niger, raising ambush death toll to four
October 6, 2017 - 7:22pm
October 3, 2017
Judge David Johnson talks to each of the graduates of the South St. Louis County Drug Court Friday afternoon, Oct. 6, 2017, during a special ceremony honoring the graduates. Bob King / Forum News Service
Duluth judge to lead Marine graduates
October 3, 2017 - 6:14pm
September 26, 2017
Michelle and Brian Grundtner walk along Lake Superior last week. Brian was diagnosed with TBI. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
After skydiving mishap, Army staff sergeant from Minn. takes on traumatic brain injury
September 26, 2017 - 9:31am
September 22, 2017
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
September 22, 2017 - 9:26am
September 20, 2017
New apartment complex for homeless veterans opening at Fort Snelling
September 20, 2017 - 8:57am
September 18, 2017
Defense Secretary James Mattis at the commissioning ceremony for the USS Gerald R. Ford at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia, July 22, 2017. Mattis said Aug. 20 that President Donald Trump, who had been accused by lawmakers of dragging his feet on Afghanistan, had settled on a new strategy after a “rigorous” review. (Hilary Swift/The New York Times)
U.S. to send over 3,000 troops to Afghanistan
September 18, 2017 - 3:07pm
U.S. bombers combine with South Korean and Japanese aircraft in a show of force over the Korean Peninsula on Sept. 17.  Staff Sgt. Steven Schneider, Defense Department.
U.S. jets drop live bombs in a new, massive show of force aimed at North Korea
September 18, 2017 - 12:26pm
September 12, 2017
Another Hero Dog, Maverick, helps with grocery shopping.  Hero Dogs
Hero Dogs program enlists pups to help those who served
September 12, 2017 - 12:52pm
September 11, 2017
Airmen from the Minnesota National Guard’s 133rd Airlift Wing load equipment into a C-130 Hercules aircraft Sunday, Sept. 10, in preparation for transport to the U.S. Virgin Islands where the Airmen will assist in recovery operations from Hurricane Irma. The airmen can support airports with skills and equipment to re-establish operations after disasters, secure aircraft and load and unload equipment. Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens / Minnesota National Guard
Minn. Air National Guard assisting in Irma efforts
September 11, 2017 - 2:47pm
September 6, 2017
Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit embark the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge in Norfolk, Va., in August. The Marines and sailors aboard were initially deployed to assist with Hurricane Harvey, but could instead help with Hurricane Irma relief. Photo by Mass Communication Spec. 1st Class Deven B. King-U.S. Navy
US military preparations for Hurricane Irma now include four Navy ships and thousands of troops
September 6, 2017 - 12:39pm
August 31, 2017
U.S. Army soldiers from the 2nd Battalion 87th Infantry Division oversee training of the 215th Corps of the Afghan National Army at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, Afg. on March 22, 2016. The U.S. has about 11,000 troops in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Aug. 30, 2017, acknowledging for the first time publicly that the total forces there are higher than formally disclosed in recent years. The new count includes covert as well as temporary units, defense officials said. Adam Ferguson/The New York Times
Pentagon admits thousands more troops in Afghanistan than previously reported
August 31, 2017 - 12:42pm
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 25, 2017
President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington, Aug. 23, 2017. Trump started his day on Thursday publicly criticizing leaders of his own party for not advancing his legislative agenda, which the president called “so easy.” (Al Drago/The New York Times
Trump directs Pentagon to implement ban on transgender service members, bans sex-reassignment surgery
August 25, 2017 - 8:19pm
August 21, 2017
A U.S. Air Force U-2 Dragon Lady takes part in a drill at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, August 21. Lee Sang-hak/Yonhap via REUTERS
North Korea tirade reignites missile threat against Guam
August 21, 2017 - 10:06am