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July 28, 2009
James Wertish
Olivia soldier remembered as typical teen who wanted to be a police officer
July 28, 2009 - 11:59pm
July 23, 2009
Undated photo of Spc. Carlos Wilcox (left), 27, of Cottage Grove, and Spc. Jacob Benson, 22, of Willmar. Wilcox was killed along with two other soldiers and Benson was injured July 16 in an indirect fire attack on a U.S. base near Basra, Iraq. All four soldiers are members of the 34th Military Police Company, 34th Infantry "Red Bulls" Division.
Willmar soldier recovering from attack that killed comrades
July 23, 2009 - 11:02am
July 22, 2009
Willmar soldier wounded in July 16 attack
July 22, 2009 - 3:18pm
July 18, 2009
Spec. James Wertish, 20, of Olivia was one of three Minnesota National Guard soldiers killed Thursday when their Basra, Iraq, base was attacked.
Arrest reported in Minnesota soldiers' deaths
July 18, 2009 - 6:45pm
June 27, 2009
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Annual LTD Memorial Tour stops in Morris
June 27, 2009 - 4:45pm
June 26, 2009
Morris-area soldiers of the 1st Battalion 151st Field Artillery in a May 2009 photograph.The National Guard soldiers recently completed a four-day leave and are expected to be deployed to Kuwait in July. Photo courtesy Danter's Photography.
Morale good as 151st prepares to deploy
June 26, 2009 - 5:34pm
May 22, 2009
Morris Army Specialist Brandon Leuthardt has an exhibit of the photos he's taken, such as the one above, while deployed in Iraq. Leuthardt will be at a Memorial Day reception at the PRCA in Morris beginning at 6 p.m.
A keen eye on Iraq
May 22, 2009 - 4:32pm
February 7, 2009
Four "Charlie Company" soldiers from the Morris and Ortonville National Guard units talked Thursday about their circumstances as their April deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom approaches. From left are Brent Fuhrman, Jason Peterson, Jeff Anderson and Darin Doschadis.
The Path Back to Iraq
February 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
A little mail can make big impact on U.S. soldiers
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
March 19, 2008
Minnesota National Guard announces upcoming deployment of 800 Soldiers
March 19, 2008 - 12:00am