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UND Army ROTC secures elite Top 10 finish prestigious military event
The team of Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from the University of North Dakota finished sixth overall at this years prestigious Sandhurst Military Skills Competition (SANCOM) held recent...
5/15/13 at 8:54 AM UND again named to ‘Military Friendly Schools’ list 10/16/12 at 10:10 AM
UND to host U.S Army War College discussion on national security March 19 3/6/12 at 2:59 PM
Freedom is not free.
USA Today's website has a powerful story and video aboutUSMC Cpl. Ronny "Tony" Porta that I think should be mandatory reading and viewing for every American who wants to maintain citizenship in this c...
4/29/13 at 8:58 PM Courage defined. 4/8/13 at 5:38 PM
Breach of contract? 3/20/13 at 10:48 PM
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...
4/22/13 at 5:56 PM Prettner Solon completes peaceful sky dive for the military 9/25/12 at 10:25 PM
Lieutenant governor ready to jump for troops 9/20/12 at 9:59 AM
Orthodox Chaplains and Prayers
As many, if not all of the readers of our parish blog already know, I have been commissioned as a chaplain in the Air National Guard. I include a picture of that here: My date is easy to remember: ...
4/4/13 at 9:08 PM
Take Time to Thank Those Who Serve
For the first time in a long time, I was able to spend Thanksgiving with my family in Wisconsin. The North Dakota State University mens basketball team was playing in Green Bay that weekend, so an ass...
12/15/12 at 12:32 PM
Oslo, Minn., site of Sandy Puttbrese benefit today
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, a benefit at the Oslo (Minn.) Community Center will provide a spaghetti feed, bake sale and silent auction, all toward helping Oslo American legion Auxiliary member and G...
11/18/12 at 11:01 AM
Chamber Announces Honor Star Program
TodayThe Chamberannounced a new initiative to promote a military friendly community. The Honor Star program is a way for business organizations and individuals to say thank you to military men and wom...
11/1/12 at 11:10 AM The State of Our Military 7/20/12 at 12:48 PM
More information about George McGovern's military service
I received the following email from John Meinhold, whoselate father Chief Master Sgt. RobertMeinhold served with George McGovern in the Fifteenth Air Force Command. John details some interesting and ...
10/29/12 at 10:33 AM A man of peace, proud of his service 10/26/12 at 2:19 AM
Future education center in D.C. will honor N.D. veterans
Editors Note: This story is part of an occasional series about the nations commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. President Barack Obama recently proclaimed May 28, 2012, through No...
7/21/12 at 5:40 AM Readers share Vietnam War memories 7/4/12 at 6:00 AM
Sneak peak: The impact of 9/11 10 years later 9/8/11 at 9:21 AM
McCain: Obama 'missing in action' in aiding Syrians (with video)
FARGO - During his visit to Fargo's Air National Guard base today, Arizona Sen. John McCain also elaborated on his recent remarks about America's lack of involvement in Syria. McCain, the ranking R...
6/9/12 at 6:08 PM VIDEO: McCain ‘guardedly optimistic’ Fargo’s flying mission will stay 6/9/12 at 5:27 PM
Gulleson pledges support for veterans 5/25/12 at 4:55 PM
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. ...
6/6/12 at 9:33 AM Remembering Mike Colalillo, Medal of Honor recipient from Duluth 12/30/11 at 7:24 PM
70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack 12/7/11 at 2:30 PM
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...
4/4/12 at 3:32 PM
Aerospace and beyond
When you hear Junior ROTC, what do you think of? Marching? Military studies? Although its name suggests its military heritage, the reality of these Department of Defense-affiliated high school progr...
1/16/12 at 9:55 AM
Disabled veterans to hunt deer Thursday and Friday at Camp Grafton
The annual deer hunt for disabled veterans is scheduled for Thursday and Friday at Camp Grafton near Devils Lake. Seven veterans have registered for this years hunt, the North Dakota National Guard ...
11/16/11 at 11:22 AM
Something's missing . . .
Yesterday I casually scanned the tv news channels. Didn't see much of anything. Running errands I had the car radio on. Nope. Of course I checked InForum website a number of times for updates. Nye...
11/12/11 at 8:56 AM Soldier on 7/25/11 at 4:06 PM
Please stop asking 12/19/10 at 4:41 PM