The White House announced new details last week of its Veterans Job Corps initiative, which it hopes will help put veterans back to work on a range of projects that leverage skills developed in the military.
Updated: February 07, 2012, - 04:44 PM
The eight C-130 cargo planes will leave as part of an overall Pentagon cost-cutting measure.
Updated: February 04, 2012, - 06:26 PM
Two Minnesota charities are in the running for White House honors recognizing their roles in supporting the military.
Updated: January 31, 2012, - 09:41 PM
Shortfall comes as Minnesota Guard fights high suicide rates.
Updated: January 29, 2012, - 04:11 PM
Kurdish refugees who have fled war-torn Iraq to settle in Fargo-Moorhead now worry about those left behind.
Updated: January 28, 2012, - 09:22 PM
The Army released its 2011 suicide figures last week. Based on the media response, tracking one of the military's most pressing problems remains muddled.
Updated: January 24, 2012, - 07:42 PM
The numbers are small, but they are moving in the right direction. From 2010 to 2011, the number of homeless veterans in Hennepin County dropped by 33 percent. That compares to a national drop of 12 percent.
Updated: January 17, 2012, - 07:12 PM
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