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February 25, 2016
Col. Sandra Best
First woman to hold rank of brigadier general in Minnesota National Guard
February 25, 2016 - 2:01pm
Sgt. Dillion J. Semolina
Flags to fly at half-staff Friday for Minnesota Marine killed in copter crash
February 25, 2016 - 10:24am
February 19, 2016
Wounded soldier soon to become first man to receive penis transplant in U.S.
February 19, 2016 - 8:36am
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 10, 2015
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Video: Carved in Stone: military family memories
November 10, 2015 - 2:46pm
August 20, 2015
Total Fitness in Willmar will host Workout of the Day to Prevent Veterans Suicide 11 a.m. Saturday. The event will raise funds for Active Heroes, a national nonprofit organization. (TRIBUNE)
Community workout to raise funds to help prevent suicide in veterans
August 20, 2015 - 9:22am
February 2, 2015
The Obama administration proposed an increased $534 billion Pentagon base budget plus $51 billion in war funds Monday as it urged Congress to end cuts it says erode U.S. military power.
Pentagon seeks more defense funds
February 2, 2015 - 11:51pm
September 15, 2014
Wally Gustafson keeps this photograph of the Japanese surrender aboard the USS Missouri on the wall at his downtown Willmar law office. He was perched atop one of the battleship’s guns only 30 feet away when the instrument of surrender was signed on September 2, 1945. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Wally Gustafson: Witness to surrender of Japan aboard USS Missouri recalls somber event
September 15, 2014 - 12:03am
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 30, 2014
Marlys Anderson continues to give back to those serving our country overseas by leading “Caps for Soldiers." Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Caps for Soldiers continues to give back
May 30, 2014 - 11:07pm
May 27, 2014
The annual Memorial Day Service is held at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar on Monday with retired Army National Guard Chaplin and brigadier general, Dean Elton Johnson presenting the memorial address.play button
Video: Memorial Day Program at Fairview Cemetery
May 27, 2014 - 3:41pm
May 26, 2014
Retired Army National Guard brigadier general, the Rev. Dean Johnson presents the memorial address Monday during the Memorial Day program at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar. Johnson, a pastor at Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar, spoke about the thousands of Americans who have died in service to the country. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Memorial Day for remembering sacrifice of veterans
May 26, 2014 - 11:10pm
May 23, 2014
Glynn Crooks of the  Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, center left, and Chairwoman Erma Vizenor of the White Earth Nation unveil a plaque Thursday on the Minnesota Capitol grounds honoring American Indian military veterans. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
American Indian veterans receive Minnesota Capitol honor
May 23, 2014 - 1:00am
February 24, 2014
George W. Bush launches program to help veterans transition from war
February 24, 2014 - 3:31pm
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