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August 6, 2017
Little Falls artist Charles Kapsner sketches Marine Cory Engen from Browerville this week at his studio. Kapsner is working on the fourth mural for the committal hall at the State Veterans Cemetery at Camp Ripley. The mural will depict the Marine Corps from it’s origin to present time.  Steve Kohls / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minn. artist uses talents to shed good light on armed forces
August 6, 2017 - 12:55pm
August 2, 2017
While at the memorial wall, the men all wore shirts identifying themselves as veterans. Many people stopped to ask questions and thank them for their service. (Contributed)
Visiting war memorial connects Minnesota veteran with men he served with
August 2, 2017 - 12:16pm
July 31, 2017
Nonprofit expands veterans housing to Northland
July 31, 2017 - 6:00am
July 27, 2017
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein
No changes to military's transgender policy yet, top U.S. general says
July 27, 2017 - 10:35am
July 26, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. military personnel at Naval Air Station Sigonella following the G7 Summit, in Sigonella, Sicily, Italy, May 27, 2017. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi/File Photo
Here's how many trans people serve in the U.S. military
July 26, 2017 - 3:11pm
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds up a rainbow flag with "LGBT's for TRUMP" written on it at a campaign rally in Greeley, Colorado, U.S. October 30, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Trump bans transgender people from military service; critics call it 'raw prejudice'
July 26, 2017 - 10:18am
July 14, 2017
Pentagon says head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed
July 14, 2017 - 3:27pm
Amelia Earhart standing under the nose of her Lockheed Model 10-E Electra. WikiCommons image
Amelia Earhart reality check: The Japanese helped the U.S. look for the famed aviator
July 14, 2017 - 8:45am
July 12, 2017
Mary Hagen of Duluth holds a photo of her brother James Hubert, a World War II vet who died in battle in the South Pacific Island of Tarawa. DNA testing identified his long-lost remains that will be brought home to be buried this summer. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Long lost Duluth Marine to be interred on Saturday
July 12, 2017 - 11:36pm
July 9, 2017
Joshua Wheeldon shows his POW-MIA tattoo. (Kjell Redal/Seattle Times/TNS)
Loss, service, patriotism, resistance: Veterans' tattoos speak loudly
July 9, 2017 - 7:00am
July 4, 2017
Yellowed newspaper clippings surround an article about Leslie and Norman Henjum that their sister Inez Holman kept while they were in World War II. 
Dave Wallis / The Forum
75-year-old WWII scrapbook helps sister remember brothers who served
July 4, 2017 - 9:11am
"In Their Honor: WDAY Honor Flight 2007-2017" is for sale in the lobbies of The Forum, WDAY-TV and WDAZ-TV starting July 5th or online at WDAY.com.
WDAY Honor Flight book is a keepsake of memories, stories and photos
July 4, 2017 - 8:45am
June 22, 2017
The remains of Gunner's Mate 1st Class Arthur C. Neuenschwander, a Pearl Harbor victim, arrive Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at Hector International Airport, Fargo. Neuenschwander was serving aboard the USS Oklahoma when it was attacked in 1941. His remains were transported to Fessenden, N.D., where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday in the gymnasium followed by burial at 3 p.m. in Hillside Cemetery.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
ND flags ordered at half-staff in observance of Pearl Harbor casualty
June 22, 2017 - 11:33am
June 17, 2017
This photo show the front page of the Minot Daily News on Dec. 6, 1966, when the newspaper ran a story about unidentified flying objects seen in the area. (Eloise Ogden / Minot Daily News)
Former Minot crew commander tells of UFO cover-up in book
June 17, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 12, 2017
Afghan soldier kills 3 US soldiers, US official says
June 12, 2017 - 6:09pm