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  1. Suicide hits hard among the ranks of Minnesota National GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | Stars and Stripes

    ... -- had been deployed or seen combat experience. In 2015, a 27-year-old full-time member of the Honor Guard at Fort Snelling who had never been deployed killed himself in his apartment within two weeks of being told he was failing Officer Candidate ...

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  2. Robert AndersonRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | Pipestone County Star

    ... were held Tuesday, March 29 at St. John Lutheran Evangelical Church in Luverne. Burial of cremains was held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Robert William Anderson was born on Dec. 26, 1924 to Arthur and Anna (Meier) Anderson in ...

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  3. Gary R. KingRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Sentinel

    ... Main Village, 301 S. 5th St. in Mankato. Gary will be entombed with his brother Richard in the Columbarium at Fort Snelling in Minneapolis. Gary lived his entire life in Winnebago except for two years that he served in the U.S. Army, where he ...

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  4. Alfred "Fred" DickeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... ary 27, at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at a later date.

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  5. Dred and Harriet Scott of Fort SnellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | City Pages

    ... in Virginia and eventually transported separately to an isolated outpost in the unsettled northwest called Fort Snelling. Under the Missouri Compromise, slavery was supposed to be outlawed in new territories outside the South. But in Minnesota, it ...

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  6. Quest for purple heart reveals bronze starRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Journal

    ... Leonard was born July 2, 1925 and entered the service on March 29, 1944. After completing basic training at Fort Snelling, in Minnesota, he went to Fort Walters in Texas. On Sept. 1, he arrived at Fort Meade, Md., preparation for deployment to ...

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  7. Second Chance: 3 close calls, 1 goal: Honor veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | St. Cloud Times

    ... Jacob Wetterling. During his summers off from teaching, Clark joined the honor guard that serves at burials at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Then he decided to start a local one. Since then, the Anoka Honor Guard has attended more than 3,000 ...

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  8. James D. WoodallRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Sentinel

    James "Jim" D. Woodall, 81, of St. Cloud, formerly of Fairmont and Elbow Lake, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in St. Cloud. Burial with military honors will be held May 27, 2016, in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.

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  9. Larry D. JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | Journal

    ... will be conducted at the funeral home by the New Ulm Area Comrades of Valor Honor Guard. Burial will be in the Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday and from 7:30-10 a.m. Tuesday at the Minnesota Valley ...

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  10. Minn. Military Members Remembered, Recognized on Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | KSTP

    ... Cemetery just outside Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, another Medal of Honor recipient from St. Paul was buried at Fort Snelling. "Robert Pruden was an Army Ranger and was just 20 years old when he did something remarkably brave in Vietnam," Votel said. ...

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  11. On the porch ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Marshall Independent

    ... the 13th Minnesota Regimental Association 41st anniversary reunion booklet. The 41st anniversary took place at Fort Snelling on Aug. 13, 1939. The booklet is very interesting to read because it has the program of events, history of the 13th ...

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  12. From the archives: Schulz's 'Peanuts' comic strip has deep St. Paul rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... an art school in Minneapolis. Schulz was drafted in 1943 and, after passing through the induction center at Fort Snelling, carried a sketchbook through basic training in Kentucky and on through service in France and Germany. "The three years I spent ...

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  13. Minnesota's Fort Snelling opens veterans housingRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Although some veterans moved in months ago, Upper Post Veterans Community officially opened its doors Friday at 6210 Bloomington Road, next to Historic Fort Snelling. The center, which began to transform five historic military buildings from barracks and stables to community and stable homes over a year ago, hosts 58 furnished apartments for veterans.

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  14. Fort Snelling opens veterans housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | TwinCities

    Although some veterans moved in months ago, Upper Post Veterans Community officially opened its doors Friday at 6210 Bloomington Road, next to Historic Fort Snelling. The center, which began to transform five historic military buildings from barracks and stables to community and stable homes over a year ago, hosts 58 furnished apartments for veterans.

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  15. New Affordable-Housing Community for Homeless Veterans Now Open at Fort SnellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Freshnews

    Military veterans and their families struggling with homelessness now have new homes and resources to help end the cycle of homelessness, with the completion of a 58-unit affordable-housing community at Fort Snelling. Newly moved-in veterans join Congressman Erik Paulsen and project partners in cutting a ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the opening of Upper Post Veterans Community, a 58-unit affordable-housing community at Fort Snelling.

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  16. Chatfield's history comes to life during Heritage DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | The Chatfield News

    Robert Birnbaum portrays Charles Culver, who served in the Minnesota regiments at Fort Snelling, Fort Ridgley and at Vicksburg, all before the age of 14 and who came home to Chatfield to become a merchant in the building that is now Adourn. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/CHATFIELD NEWS Demery Little, as Josephine Manahan, the girl whose grandfather employed Alf Hardy, shares Hardy's story.

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  17. Loren SchmalzRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2015 | Herald Journal

    ... Thou Art," and "Fairest Lord Jesus (Beautiful Savior)." Interment took place Friday, Sept. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis with full military honors.

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  18. History project about Minnesota Civil War vet hits close to homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... Reuben Black, were born near Lancaster, Pa. Both mustered into the Civil War army in Winona and trained at Fort Snelling. And both worked at a Winona lumberyard after the war. Robbie Black's great-great-great-grandparents Susan and Reuben Black in ...

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  19. Japanese-Americans recall WWII Fort Snelling military language operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    One of the secret weapons of World War II was developed at Fort Snelling in St. Paul, Minn. During the war, 6,000 Japanese-Americans from Hawaii and the West Coast were trained at the 19th-century Twin Cities fort in Japanese language, military terminology and intelligence.

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  20. Japanese Americans recall World War II Fort Snelling military language operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | TwinCities

    Edwin "Bud" Nakasone, left, shown here in occupied Japan in 1947, served as an interpreter in the U.S. military after World War II. Heattended a secret military language training school at Fort Snelling at the end of the war and later settled in White Bear Lake.

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