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May 14, 2018
Rick and Tracy Clark stand by a memorial to their son, Ryane, at a memorial parking lot along the Glacial Lakes Trail. Ryane was killed in 2010 while deployed to Afghanistan. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Serviceplay button
New London family organizes Minnesota Fallen Heroes Walk
May 14, 2018 - 8:46pm
May 11, 2018
Harold Gifford with the cane, 94, from Woodbury, salutes his brother, Navy Radioman 2nd Class Quentin J. Gifford, as his remains are escorted by a Navy Honor Guard to a waiting hearse at Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport on Friday, May 11, 2018. Gifford, 22, of Mankato, was killed during the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. His remains were recently identified using DNA. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
'Finally home': Pearl Harbor victim coming home, at last, to Minnesota
May 11, 2018 - 8:48pm
May 10, 2018
Total ear reconstruction involved doctors carving a new ear out of cartilage harvested from patient's ribs.   U.S. Army
A soldier needed an ear transplant. Doctors 'grew' a new one in her arm.
May 10, 2018 - 8:02pm
In a photo provided by the U.S. Army, the coffin of Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright arrives at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, Oct. 5, 2017. Wright and three comrades were killed in an ambush in Niger this month. (Pfc. Lane Hiser/U.S. Army via The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Military investigation of Niger disaster finds numerous failures in planning
May 10, 2018 - 11:20am
April 30, 2018
US shuts down ground forces office in Iraq, as major combat operations against Islamic State end
April 30, 2018 - 9:12am
April 25, 2018
First lady Barbara Bush watches as President George H. W. Bush is congratulated by Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist after being sworn in as the 41st president of the United States, in Washington, Jan. 20, 1989.  (Jose R. Lopez/Copyright The New York Times)
'I thought I was done': George H.W. Bush faced death at 20 during WWII
April 25, 2018 - 4:45am
April 19, 2018
She wore a dinosaur puppet during a military oath. It got her and a colonel removed from the job
April 19, 2018 - 8:51am
April 15, 2018
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know a veteran?
April 15, 2018 - 9:15am
April 11, 2018
Algerian military transport plane crashes killing 257 people
April 11, 2018 - 7:13am
March 30, 2018
Jenny Pacanowski carries her puppy after leading a writing workshop for combat women with her organization Females Veterans Empowered to Transition in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Must credit: Photo by Mark Makela for The Washington Post
Female vets keep fighting to be written into history
March 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 24, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence looks on as President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after announcing he signed a spending bill, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington, March 23, 2018. Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill into law Friday, avoiding a government shutdown that had suddenly become a possibility when he vented on Twitter that it failed to address immigration issues and the border wall. (Gabriella Demczuk/The New York Times/Copyright 2018/New York Times)
Trump issues order supporting ban on many transgender troops, defers to Pentagon on new restrictions
March 24, 2018 - 9:42am
March 13, 2018
Virginia Hall is awarded the Distinguished Service Cross by Gen. William Donovan, chief of Office of Strategic Services in 1945. Photo courtesy of Erik Kirzinger.
A woman atop the CIA was once unthinkable. But female spies have always been remarkable.
March 13, 2018 - 12:32pm
March 12, 2018
Marine Lt. Gen. John Toolan surfs at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton with the Jimmy Miller Foundation in 2014.  Courtesy of the Jimmy Miller Foundation.
Navy investigates surfing as a way to counteract PTSD
March 12, 2018 - 12:23pm
March 10, 2018
The U.S. Navy’s newest combat vessel turns toward the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center after passing under the Aerial Lift Bridge On Oct. 23, 2003. The $531 million ship is part of the Navy’s new “littoral combat ship” program. A new littoral combat ship of the same type, the Minneapolis-St. Paul, is being built in Marinette, Wis., and efforts are under way to have the vessel commissioned in Duluth when it's completed and delivered to the U.S. Navy. (Forum News Service file photo)
Duluth in running for ship commissioning
March 10, 2018 - 5:00pm
March 4, 2018
U.S. Marine Corps private Thomas Doyle, right, of St. Paul, stands with fellow privates Adam Kovaks, left, of Sioux Falls, S.D. and Xavier Baugus of St. Paul during boot camp in San Diego on Feb. 20, 2018. All three were scheduled to graduate Marine boot camp on March 2. They have 10 days off after graduation, then return for additional training. S. M. Chavey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
One man's journey from a job at Como Zoo to learning military life in San Diego
March 4, 2018 - 6:00am
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