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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
June 13, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the situation in Iraq from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington June 13, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Obama weighs U.S. action in Iraq, but rules out troops
June 13, 2014 - 1:19pm
June 18, 2013
Karzai: Afghan troops take lead to secure country
June 18, 2013 - 6:37am
March 12, 2013
5 US troops die in helicopter crash in Afghanistan
March 12, 2013 - 7:37am
October 3, 2011
Wanda Werner of Howard Lake, foreground, Jewell Christiansen of Dassel, center, and Karen Vander Hagen of Olivia work as volunteers Saturday during the sixth annual Fabric and Textile Warehouse Sew-a-thon. Working at the National Guard Armory in Willmar, the volunteers cut, ironed and sewed walker-bags for veterans and neck coolers for active troops. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Sew-a-thon in Willmar, Minn.
October 3, 2011 - 12:00am
December 23, 2010
Letter: Don't forget the troops
December 23, 2010 - 12:00am
August 24, 2010
Number of US troops in Iraq falls below 50,000
August 24, 2010 - 8:00am
July 22, 2010
From left are Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, South Dakota Gov. Michael Rounds, Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Gen. McKinley, chief of the National Guard Bureau, as the governors visit the Al Faw Palace in Baghdad, Iraq. (Submitted photo courtesy of Gov. Tim Pawlenty's office)
Pawlenty sees improved Iraq
July 22, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2010
State assisting areas hit by storm
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
American Opinion: On why sending troops to the border will do little for America
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
April 5, 2010
A crowd welcomes the buses carrying the troops with the 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery Saturday at the Montevideo Training and Command Center. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Welcome home
April 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 4, 2010
Friends and family welcome home the first returning troops with the 1st Battalion 151st Field Artillery to Olivia, Minnesota on Friday, April 2, 2010.
Troops Return to Olivia
April 4, 2010 - 9:31am
August 31, 2009
Items collected at the BOLD and ACGC schools and during the Sept. 18 football matchup will be shipped to local troops serving overseas, among them Andy Tepfer of Danube and William Flickinger of Spicer, shown here on duty in Iraq. Submitted photo
Game on as ACGC, BOLD sports rivalry takes on new colors
August 31, 2009 - 12:00am
July 23, 2009
Letter: Say prayers for our soldiers
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am
July 20, 2009
Soldiers with the 34th Military Police Company converse Sunday with Gov. Tim Pawlenty, center, in a dining facility at Contingency Operating Base in Basra, Iraq. Three soldiers from the Stillwater-based National Guard unit were killed in an attack Thursday. Photo by Army Sgt. Joe Roos/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Pawlenty, in Iraq, meets with comrades of three slain Minn. soldiers
July 20, 2009 - 12:00am
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