The Department of Defense is now required to develop a coordinated policy to preserve documents and evidence of sexual assault in the military. The provision, pushed by Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, was part of the National Defense Authorization Act signed into law last week by President Obama.
Updated: January 10, 2012, - 06:47 PM
A Pew Research Center report on women in today's American military shows that they differ from men who serve: A greater share are black and a smaller share are married; and they are more likely to be critical of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Updated: January 03, 2012, - 06:01 PM
In Minnesota's small towns, which supplied most of the state's soldiers and bore the greatest burden of the war's casualties, the human tally is still being counted. In Chisago City there is relief. In Fairmont, anxiety. In Madelia, anguish.
Updated: December 25, 2011, - 09:31 AM
The Minnesota Department of Revenue is reminding members of the military that they might be eligible for thousands of dollars in military-related tax benefits.
Updated: December 20, 2011, - 09:25 PM
Legislative panel heard state commander discuss prevention.
Updated: December 20, 2011, - 09:50 AM
As a toddler, Matthew Lourey dreamed of flying one day. A picture of him as an adult as a Chief...
Updated: December 14, 2011, - 01:55 PM
The 2012 Minnesota Fallen Heroes Remembered calendars are now available. The calendars feature the narratives of Minnesota natives who died in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Updated: December 13, 2011, - 05:14 PM
Family and friends of a Vadnais Heights soldier killed in Iraq remember a "wild child" who sought maturity from a stint in the Army.
Updated: December 12, 2011, - 08:49 AM
The St. James, Minn., native, a Marine paratrooper, saw action in battles that helped end World War II.
Updated: December 10, 2011, - 04:50 PM