For St. Paul resident Richard Thill, 88, it is an obligation and an honor to keep the stories of that day alive, particularly as the number of those who were there continues to dwindle.
Updated: December 07, 2011, - 07:31 AM
It may not exactly qualify as holiday fare, but a production of a play from North Hennepin Community College Theatre has a different sort of timeliness. The Midwest premiere of "The Wolf" is intended to take an unflinching look at returning Iraq war vets who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Updated: November 29, 2011, - 10:53 PM
A Hennepin County pilot program saw twice as many cases as expected. While some criticize the court, a judge says it's a response to the realities of vets' return to civilian life.
Updated: November 20, 2011, - 09:43 PM
A recently released report is critical of how the military handles suicides in its ranks.
Updated: November 15, 2011, - 05:44 PM
The project at Fort Snelling and elsewhere is part of a nationwide effort to give new uses to old VA properties.
Updated: November 14, 2011, - 07:36 PM
The proposal would expand the state's GI Bill to include older vets.
Updated: November 11, 2011, - 04:57 PM
Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday proposed expanding the state's GI Bill to include older veterans, an effort to jump-start job skill training to reduce high veteran unemployment. The state's military education program now provides a stipend only to veterans who have served post 9/11.
Updated: November 10, 2011, - 04:43 PM
A soldier from Chanhassen apparently killed himself on Sunday during a standoff with base authorities at Fort Bliss near El Paso, Texas.
Updated: November 08, 2011, - 09:06 PM
"Where Soldiers Come From" is a tender, nuanced examination of high school pals from Michigan's Upper Peninsula who join the National Guard and find themselves deployed to Afghanistan.
Updated: November 08, 2011, - 08:30 PM