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September 5, 2012
Wadena named a Yellow Ribbon community
Wadena's support of military families helped inspire the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program, and now the city is being officially designated as a Yellow Ribbon community. Wadena and several other towns were proclaimed Yellow Ribbon communities and honored in a ceremony at the Detroit...
September 5, 2012 - 5:45pm
August 31, 2012
Pentagon weighing options against ex-SEAL author
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is considering legal action against a former Navy SEAL whose book describes insider details of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, but it has not made a final judgment on whether the book actually reveals secrets, a spokesman said Friday. Pentagon...
August 31, 2012 - 2:34pm
Official: NJ supermarket shooter is ex-Marine
OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — A law enforcement official says the gunman who killed two co-workers and himself at a New Jersey supermarket is a former Marine. Twenty-three-year-old Terence Tyler was discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps. in 2010. The military says he never served overseas...
August 31, 2012 - 12:16pm
August 29, 2012
SEAL book raises questions about bin Laden's death
WASHINGTON (AP) — A firsthand account of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden contradicts previous accounts by administration officials, raising questions as to whether the terror mastermind presented a clear threat when SEALs first fired upon him. Bin Laden apparently...
August 29, 2012 - 9:04am
August 28, 2012
Minnesota State Fair: Visitors take a break to thank military
FALCON HEIGHTS – Fair-goers stopped chomping their pronto pups, union members paused their chats with visitors and people left exhibits and food booths. They took a few minutes away from the fun and games of the Minnesota State Fair Tuesday to honor military personnel as they paraded...
August 28, 2012 - 8:06pm
August 24, 2012
Pakistan: US missiles hit hideouts, kill 18
ISLAMABAD (AP) — American missiles slammed into militant hideouts close to the Afghan border Friday, killing 18 suspected militants, Pakistani officials said, just a day after the government summoned an American diplomat to protest the drone strikes in the tribal areas. The strikes...
August 24, 2012 - 4:32am
August 21, 2012
Civil Air Patrol to honor Korean War veterans
BEMIDJI – The Northland Composite Squadron, the area’s Civil Air Patrol (CAP) squadron, will host the 2012 Dining Out and Awards pro-gram for Korean War veterans beginning at 5 p.m. Oct. 13 at Bemidji High School. Korean War veterans ad-mitted free with a plus-one. Additional...
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August 21, 2012 - 10:31am
Area man graduates Marine Corps training
BEMIDJI – Area native Pfc. Timothy J. Hodapp, 23, graduated from Marine Corps recruit training Aug. 3 in San Diego, earning him the title of U.S. Marine. As part of the training, Hodapp learned and practiced military drills, customs and courtesies. Martial arts, marksmanship,...
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August 21, 2012 - 9:38am
August 16, 2012
7 American troops die in Afghan helicopter crash
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Seven American troops and four Afghans died in a Black Hawk helicopter crash on Thursday in southern Afghanistan, the NATO military coalition said. The Taliban claimed their fighters shot down the aircraft. NATO said it is investigating the cause of the...
August 16, 2012 - 9:17am
June 19, 2012
June 19, 2012 - 5:19pm
June 1, 2012
Patriots acknowledge the stars and stripes
June 1, 2012 - 7:25pm
May 29, 2012
TCHC honors service members
In honor of soldiers fighting for the country, Tri-County Health Care is showcasing photos of employee family members who are serving or have served in the armed forces, a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal said. The project, "Support Our Troops and Families", was developed...
May 29, 2012 - 1:05pm
May 26, 2012
Vet's D.C. trip brings back memories of an unforgettable war
When Ray Nicholson visited the Minnesota area of Washington, D.C.'s World War II memorial one afternoon in April 2011, he said he was approached...
May 26, 2012 - 3:28pm
Memorial Day ceremonies in the area
Wadena Time: 7 a.m. (flag raising ceremony) 9 a.m. (program) Location: Wadena cemetery, mausoleum and memorial wall, or Memorial Auditorium in case of inclement weather Deer Creek Time: 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. (breakfast) 10:30 a.m.
May 26, 2012 - 3:28pm
May 22, 2012
New VRAP on the horizon July 1
Veterans Retraining Assistance Program The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Labor (DOL) are working together to roll out the new Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) on July 1.
May 22, 2012 - 1:21pm