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November 3, 2018
President Donald Trump stops to talk to reporters and members of the media as he walks from the Oval Office on Oct. 26, 2018 in Washington. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump's border deployment could cost $200 million by year's end
November 3, 2018 - 3:57pm
October 28, 2018
Mother and daughter, U.S. Army Pfc. Jenna Van Horn, left, and U.S. Army Maj. Lisa Van Horn chat about their joint deployment with reporter Robin Huebner during a video call Friday, October 26, 2018. Darren Gibbins / Forum News Service
From Kindred to Kuwait: Mother, daughter deployed together
October 28, 2018 - 7:36am
July 27, 2018
Ellyann Erickson, 9, of Hermantown hugs her dad Senior Master Sgt. Keith Erickson Friday as he returns from deployment with the Minnesota Air Guard 148th Fighter Wing.  Clint Austin / Forum News Service
148th members come home: Duluth-based Guard unit was in southwest Asia for 4 months
July 27, 2018 - 8:17pm
January 18, 2018
A Minot Air Force Base B-52H Stratofortress assigned to Air Force Global Strike Command touches down at RAF Fairford, England, Jan. 9, shown in this photo by Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong. The deployment of strategic bombers to RAF Fairford helps exercise the base as United States Air Forces in Europe's forward operating location for bombers.
Minot AFB B-52s, 399 airmen deploy to England
January 18, 2018 - 4:45pm
September 9, 2016
In this undated photo, cars are pictured on display in the lobby of the GM headquarters in Detroit. REUTERS
GM recalls 4.3M vehicles
September 9, 2016 - 4:09pm
August 27, 2016
Willmar soldiers return home
August 27, 2016 - 11:01pm
August 25, 2016
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
August 25, 2016 - 4:34pm
June 30, 2016
Deb Krueger ties a yellow ribbon recognizing a deployed soldier out of the Willmar button
Remembering our deployed soldiers over the Fourth of July
June 30, 2016 - 10:26am
June 29, 2016
Soldiers of 2nd Battalion - 135th Infantry Regiment train on riot control and force protection during annual training June 26, 2016 on Camp Ripley.
Red Bull infantrymen prepare for deployment
June 29, 2016 - 10:50am
April 28, 2016
Public can bid farewell Saturday to deploying Army Reserve members from Willmar detachment
April 28, 2016 - 12:16pm
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
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Video: Before deployment, 682nd Engineering Battalion parades through Willmar
October 8, 2015 - 1:50pm