EH? PLUS Nolan to honor vets
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will be visiting the Hoyt Lakes VFW Post 8144 on Saturday.
To mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II, Nolan ... Posted on 12/3/13 at 11:00 PM
THE NEW FORTY Trudging is the least we can do.
Yesterday morning we walked from our hotel to Arlington National Cemetery. I had an awful lot of bounce in my step as we started toward the cemetery. But as we started to see the graves from just outs... Posted on 8/1/13 at 9:59 PM
THE PERIPHERY A Native Memorial
On Sunday I was driving south on County Road 18 near Red Wing, MN. Hilly and green, I was enjoying the scenery despite the lousy weather when I saw a middle-aged woman in military gear standing along ... Posted on 5/29/13 at 7:16 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! 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... Posted on 5/15/13 at 9:21 AM
After almost four years of allegations that two related helicopter companies in Lithuania and Russia were doing substandard work and should be banned from new contracts, the Pentagon continued to give them business, according to interviews and documents seen by Reuters.
Warren Strobel and Brian Grow
, December 10, 2013
Same-sex spouses of Georgia National Guard members will be able to receive military identity cards, leaving Mississippi as the only state yet to comply with a U.S. Defense Department directive to grant access to benefits for married couples.
The French army said it has restored some stability in the capital of Central African Republic after battling gunmen on Monday in an operation to disarm rival Muslim and Christian fighters responsible for killing hundreds since last week.
The U.S. military said on Monday that it will fly African forces into Central Africa Republic, responding to a request by France to bolster international efforts to halt the spread of violence between Christians and Muslims.
Phil Stewart and David Alexander
, December 09, 2013
American survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, many in their 90s, gathered on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the attack in 1941 that took the lives of more than two thousand of their peers and thrust the United States into World War Two.
A senior aide to Afghan President Hamid Karzai accused the United States on Friday of trying to pressure elements of his government to accept a security deal that would shape the post-2014 U.S. military presence in the country.
The Democratic and Republican leaders of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee urged China on Thursday not to implement an air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea, saying in a letter that Beijing's recent activities threatened "vital national interests of the United States."
From the sound of exploding grenades to the roar of the crowd, Almir Krdzalic’s journey to success has taken him from a war in Bosnia-Herzegovina to the University of Minnesota-Crookston campus and its basketball court.
In a twist to its tradition of tracking an animated version of Santa Claus' sleigh and reindeer as he flies around the globe on Dec. 24, the military is adding the animated fighter plane escort to give a realistic feel to the popular feature, said a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
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