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June 11, 2018
Capt. William Howard Hughes Jr.  U.S. Air Force
Airman with top-secret clearance, who disappeared in 1983, is discovered living in California
June 11, 2018 - 10:00am
June 6, 2018
President Donald Trump at a rally at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump signs veterans health bill as White House works against bipartisan plan to fund it
June 6, 2018 - 2:29pm
June 1, 2018
President Donald Trump and Secretary of Defense James Mattis take part in a Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 28, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
US military killed 500 civilians in 2017, Pentagon study finds
June 1, 2018 - 5:26pm
May 31, 2018
Two Memorial Day service attendees visited historian/veteran Douglas Birk’s grave at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Pine River on Monday, May 28, sitting on his memorial bench.
Fallen service members honored on Memorial Day
May 31, 2018 - 7:00am
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 25, 2018
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 25, 2018 - 3:19pm
"Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces" tells the history of the Native American and Alaska Native men and women who have served in the United States military. Minnesota Historical Society photo
Smithsonian exhibit on Native American veterans opens in Mille Lacs
May 25, 2018 - 11:00am
May 24, 2018
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
May 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
May 23, 2018
File photo / Forum News Service
By The Numbers: A closer look at Memorial Day
May 23, 2018 - 3:09pm
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
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