Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

Military

July 6, 2016
BSU grad appointed to top U.S. military position
July 6, 2016 - 5:52pm
July 3, 2016
Bob Purcell drives a 1943 World War II jeep Friday morning. The jeep is one of the refurbished military vehicles that will be in Water Carnival Grand Parade today. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
FOURTH OF JULY: History on wheels: The Purcells restore military vehicles they show in Bemidji parade
July 3, 2016 - 12:07am
June 2, 2016
COMMUNITY: Together for the troops: Annual Ride for the Troops is Sunday in Bemidji
June 2, 2016 - 8:57pm
May 30, 2016
Matthew Liedke | Bemidji Pioneer
American Legion Post Commander Harry Settle and Auxiliary President Sharon Thiemecke lay wreaths at Greenwood Cemetery as part of the Memorial Day service.
A salute to service and sacrifice on Memorial Day (with PHOTO GALLERY)
May 30, 2016 - 4:31pm
May 29, 2016
Floral arrangements began to fill Greenwood Cemetery Friday afternoon in preparation for Memorial Day on Monday. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Honoring their memory: Memorial Day ceremony at Greenwood will pay tribute to the fallen
May 29, 2016 - 10:24am
Scotty Allison: Why do we recommend veterans obtain medical insurance?
May 29, 2016 - 12:07am
April 25, 2016
Afghanistan--U.S. Air Force Airmen Senior Airman Melissa Gillett, 455th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, maintains arresting cables at Bagram Airfield Jan. 15, 2010. Gillett is a member of the Minnesota National Guard from Duluth, Minn. (U.S. Air Force photo by: Tech. Sgt. Jeromy K. Cross)
New U.S. military casualties: Vets sickened by base burn pits
April 25, 2016 - 4:54pm
January 24, 2016
Gebauer graduates from recruit training
January 24, 2016 - 12:05am
Gazelka graduates from recruit training
January 24, 2016 - 12:04am
December 4, 2015
U.S. Navy combat veteran Chris Ring swam the length of the mighty Mississippi River to raise awareness for representing Legacies Alive, an organization that helps veterans. He finished on Friday at the Gulf of Mexico. He swam through Bemidji on June 9 (Forum News Service)
A 2,552-mile swim of honor: Veteran completes his goal of swimming Mississippi River to honor those lost in war
December 4, 2015 - 5:43pm
July 26, 2015
Smith graduates from basic training
July 26, 2015 - 12:50am
July 18, 2015
The George Johnson Memorial Cemetery was established in 1996 by the war veteran's heirs after his death. Some members of the family ceremoniously reclaimed the property on June 27 after a property dispute that spanned more than a decade. (Crystal Dey | Bemidji Pioneer)
One man’s monument honors all: Winnie Dam family completes uncle’s veterans memorial
July 18, 2015 - 9:00pm
July 8, 2015
Former BSU prof, veteran sues university, MnSCU over job loss
July 8, 2015 - 7:02pm
July 5, 2015
Brakner commissioned as second lieutenant in the U.S. Army
July 5, 2015 - 12:32am
June 9, 2015
U.S. Navy combat veteran Chris Ring is swimming the mighty Mississippi River to raise awareness for representing Legacies Alive, an organization that helps veterans. On Tuesday afternoon,  he started out from the Iron Bridge heading to Bemidji. Earlier in the day he talked to local veterans and residents in Bemidji about the Legacies Alive challenges, which aim to honor and bring awareness to American families who have lost military members.play button
VIDEO: Swimming for them, Navy veteran aims to swim from Mississippi River headwaters to Gulf of Mexico
June 9, 2015 - 7:05pm