STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Restore history
The Lake Superior Squadron 101 Commemorative Air Force is set to launch a benefit dinner and silent auction to benefit the restoration of a World War II PBY Catalina aircraft.
The event will be at Wes... Posted on 3/4/14 at 11:00 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 CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Dayton backs clean energy
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Gov. Mark Dayton said Minnesota should move toward cleaner energy and set a goal to eliminate power use from coal-fired plants, he told hundreds gathered at the Capito... Posted on 4/22/13 at 4:56 PM
STAFF BLOG NEWS TRIBUNE ATTIC 68th anniversary of D-Day
American troops and supply vehicles splash ashore on the French coast during the D-Day invasion, in the wake of long lines of soldiers already moving inland (visible in the distance) on June 6, 1944. ... Posted on 6/6/12 at 8:33 AM
LIVING IN RETIREMENT Remembering Our Troops during Tax Season
As tax season approaches, I wanted to take a moment to remind you of some unique benefits that are available to the brave men and women serving in our Armed Services.
Heroes Earned Retirement Oppor... Posted on 4/4/12 at 2:32 PM
Choosing to serve my country as a member of the Army was one of the greatest decisions I ever made. It also was a daunting commitment, but I knew that whatever happened to me, in return for my service, my country would take care of me. It’s a promise the military makes to its soldiers.
WASHINGTON — Minnesota colleges graduate dozens of newly minted military officers each year through the campus-based Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, a nearly century-old program that has helped the military broaden and diversify its officer corps.
President Vladimir Putin delivered a robust defense of Russia's actions in Crimea on Tuesday and said he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort, easing market fears that East-West tension over the former Soviet republic could lead to war.
Vladimir Soldatkin and Alexei Anishchuk
, March 04, 2014
Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically, after President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbor, creating Moscow's biggest confrontation with the West since the Cold War.
Natalia Zinets and Alissa de Carbonnel
, March 02, 2014
The trip already was planned. Community and political leaders from Duluth already were heading to D.C. in April to meet with and to schmooze top military brass, to resell them on Duluth as a great home for the armed forces, and to advocate for our 148th Fighter Wing of the Minnesota Air National Guard.
Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded and won his parliament's approval on Saturday to invade Ukraine, where his troops have apparently already seized the Crimea peninsula, spurning Western pleas for restraint.
Lidia Kelly and Pavel Polityuk
, March 01, 2014
The Army’s top law enforcement official confirmed this month that a National Guard recruitment program that paid civilians and soldiers thousands of dollars to persuade others to enlist has defrauded the government of somewhere between $29 million and $95 million — potentially as much as a quarter of the money allocated to the program in the first place.
The Air Force yesterday announced aircraft realignment and manpower reductions that will affect Duluth-based units of the Air Force and Air National Guard. The 148th Fighter Interceptor Group in Duluth will lose one aircraft and 24 staff positions.
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