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September 12, 2018
Katy Griffeth and her son Kale share a moment on the sidelines at U.S. Bank Stadium during last Sunday's Minnesota Vikings' game. Photo by Craig Peters / Vikings.com
'Best day of my life': 7-year-old gets special birthday from Vikings, including message from dad, a West Fargo native, serving overseas
September 12, 2018 - 3:22pm
August 27, 2018
Commander David Wheat of Duluth speaks at the unveiling of the David Wheat statue at the Commemorative Air Force hanger at the Duluth International Airport in 2015. (file / News Tribune)
Former POW from Duluth recalls time with McCain
August 27, 2018 - 10:56am
August 17, 2018
Nathan Strom
Northeast Minnesota man who stole military truck from armory sent to prison
August 17, 2018 - 7:54pm
July 27, 2018
Ellyann Erickson, 9, of Hermantown hugs her dad Senior Master Sgt. Keith Erickson Friday as he returns from deployment with the Minnesota Air Guard 148th Fighter Wing.  Clint Austin / Forum News Service
148th members come home: Duluth-based Guard unit was in southwest Asia for 4 months
July 27, 2018 - 8:17pm
July 1, 2018
Jon Hauser
Commentary: Military appreciation changes when family is involved
July 1, 2018 - 7:44am
May 27, 2018
Terry Steele represented the Pine River American Legion and 40 and 8 club while instlaling headstones at three veteran graves at PIne Ridge Cemetery. Travis Grimler / Forum News Service
Grave markers placed for long-deceased Minnesota veterans
May 27, 2018 - 6:05am
May 22, 2018
Shawn Bolf of Normanna Township works through a pile of medical records Tuesday, May 22. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
May 22, 2018 - 10:18pm
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
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
February 11, 2018
LSC program helps medics become nurses
February 11, 2018 - 4:15pm
February 10, 2018
Dustin Defiel, 30, is shown at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter, Minn., a secure psychiatric hospital, during a recent interview. Randy Cadwell / Forum News Service
Hospitalized veteran with PTSD tells of killing father at Fergus Falls home
February 10, 2018 - 6:50pm
November 19, 2017
Amber Nielsen and Holly Breeden pose with a photo from when they enlisted in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.  Nielsen and Breeden, both of Superior enlisted in the Wisconsin Army National Guard together as 11th graders. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
'It made me stronger': MN, WIS women recount a mix of military experiences
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
November 11, 2017
T11.11.2017 -- Steve Kuchera -- 111217.N.DNT.VetsC1 -- Thomas Whitebird, veterans service officer for the FDL band, addresses the audience during Saturday’s panel discussion on veterans and military benefits. Other panel members at the discussion at the Cloquet VFW post were (from left) Duane Brownie, Carlton County veterans service officer; Col. Jon Safstrom; U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar; and Col. Anthony Polashek. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Klobuchar hears concerns facing Northland veterans
November 11, 2017 - 8:04pm