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The American flag and prisoner of war and missing in action flag at the Brainerd Post Office are ringed by ornamental crab apple trees in bloom as Memorial Day approaches. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Memorial Day events planned in the lakes area
7 hours 15 min ago
May 23, 2018
File photo / Forum News Service
By The Numbers: A closer look at Memorial Day
May 23, 2018 - 3:09pm
County Administrator Tim Houle discusses concerns with the All Veterans Memorial Tuesday, May 22. Houle said the county could be liable should someone injure themselves at the memorial, which has gaps in the several places where brick is loosely laid. About 3,000 bricks still need to be placed, according to one of the project organizers. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Vets memorial an 'eyesore,' officials say
May 23, 2018 - 6:00am
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
Gen. John Vessey
Bill to honor Gen. Vessey receives final legislative approval
May 11, 2018 - 8:00am
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 20, 2018
Lt. Col. Matthew Gervais
Gervais to be honored at retirement ceremony April 20
April 20, 2018 - 2:30pm
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 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
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