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Armed Forces Day 2013
May 18 is Armed Forces Day. What is it and how did it originate? President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members fo...
5/15/13 at 10:21 AM What is Armed Forces Day? 5/14/12 at 11:46 AM
Armed Forces Day 2011 5/16/11 at 10:37 AM
UND Army ROTC secures elite Top 10 finish prestigious military event
The team of Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from the University of North Dakota finished sixth overall at this years prestigious Sandhurst Military Skills Competition (SANCOM) held recent...
5/15/13 at 8:54 AM UND again named to ‘Military Friendly Schools’ list 10/16/12 at 10:10 AM
UND to host U.S Army War College discussion on national security March 19 3/6/12 at 2:59 PM
Honor Flight Northland fundraiser Saturday
The All American Club is providing the spaghetti and the Blue Water Big Band is providing the music for a fundraiser on Saturday afternoon. The event, which is to raise money for Honor Flight Northla...
5/3/13 at 1:54 PM Veterans group seeks parade participants 4/23/13 at 12:00 AM
Relive Sputnik on 'Radio Superior' 4/11/13 at 12:00 AM
Freedom is not free.
USA Today's website has a powerful story and video aboutUSMC Cpl. Ronny "Tony" Porta that I think should be mandatory reading and viewing for every American who wants to maintain citizenship in this c...
4/29/13 at 8:58 PM Courage defined. 4/8/13 at 5:38 PM
Breach of contract? 3/20/13 at 10:48 PM
Legislative notebook: Dayton backs clean energy
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Gov. Mark Dayton said Minnesota should move toward cleaner energy and set a goal to eliminate power use from coal-fired plants, he told hundreds gathered at the Capito...
4/22/13 at 5:56 PM Prettner Solon completes peaceful sky dive for the military 9/25/12 at 10:25 PM
Lieutenant governor ready to jump for troops 9/20/12 at 9:59 AM
Orthodox Chaplains and Prayers
As many, if not all of the readers of our parish blog already know, I have been commissioned as a chaplain in the Air National Guard. I include a picture of that here: My date is easy to remember: ...
4/4/13 at 9:08 PM
Oslo, Minn., site of Sandy Puttbrese benefit today
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, a benefit at the Oslo (Minn.) Community Center will provide a spaghetti feed, bake sale and silent auction, all toward helping Oslo American legion Auxiliary member and G...
11/18/12 at 11:01 AM
Future education center in D.C. will honor N.D. veterans
Editors Note: This story is part of an occasional series about the nations commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. President Barack Obama recently proclaimed May 28, 2012, through No...
7/21/12 at 5:40 AM Readers share Vietnam War memories 7/4/12 at 6:00 AM
Sneak peak: The impact of 9/11 10 years later 9/8/11 at 9:21 AM
Fit to Fight
I just got done watching an installment on a television morning show. The title of the piece was Unfit to Fight. It told how a high percentage of America's population does not fit into the mil...
3/11/12 at 6:59 AM Coming Home 7/21/11 at 12:26 PM
Disabled veterans to hunt deer Thursday and Friday at Camp Grafton
The annual deer hunt for disabled veterans is scheduled for Thursday and Friday at Camp Grafton near Devils Lake. Seven veterans have registered for this years hunt, the North Dakota National Guard ...
11/16/11 at 11:22 AM
Review of 'Dress Gray' by William A. Ekberg and Susie Ekberg Risher
Editors note: Gail Gabrielson is one of our Book Nook bloggers and writes The Book Bag blog. Below is an excerpt from her review of Dress Gray by William A. Ekberg and Susie Ekberg Risher. Read her r...
7/20/11 at 9:58 AM
Military blogs: an update
An update now on the post I wrote just before Memorial Day. I threw out a question, "Wouldn't it be great for someone to write a blog to honor our fallen soldiers?" I heard a resounding "YES" from so...
6/2/11 at 3:08 PM Help wanted: A blogger to write about military heroes 5/27/11 at 11:29 AM
More proof of the changing news game... 5/2/11 at 4:55 PM
Defense Secretary Gates to address NDSU spring commencement
Fargo, N.D.February 2 -- North Dakota State University President Dean L. Bresciani announced today that U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will be the guest speaker at NDSUs spring commencement...
2/2/11 at 9:31 AM
Military Wisdom Most Don't Hear
A friend passed the information posted below on to me in hopes I could help enlighten the general public to the military frame of mind...or, shall we say, military attempts at humor. Hmmmm! These are...
11/19/10 at 9:21 AM
Toys for Troops
Buddy Scott Hansen brings his Toys for Troops Comedy Tour to the American Legion in Fisher, Minnesota this Saturday night at 8 pm. Don't miss it....
11/16/10 at 7:48 AM