Saturday is Wreaths Across America Day, and volunteers nationwide will be laying wreaths at national cemeteries to remember the fallen. FOX 9's Bill Keller speaks with one of the organizers ahead of volunteers laying wreaths at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
The U.S. flag that draped the casket of Thomas Elwin Elmore has been on quite an adventure. If only it could talk.
The U.S. flag that draped the casket of Thomas Elwin Elmore has been on quite an adventure. If only it could talk. It is a story that begins with the passing of Thomas Elmore on December 12th, 2022. Elmore served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.
The U.S. government is looking for people who know how to read cursive to help transcribe the pension records of more than 800,000 soldiers and their widows from the Revolutionary War.
This Veterans Day, LiveNow from FOX spoke with the people helping to empower veterans with resources they need to thrive. Here’s a look at what they do.
Earl Meyer remembers in vivid detail when his platoon came under heavy fire during the Korean War -- he still has shrapnel embedded in his thigh. But over 70 years later, the 96-year-old is still waiting for the U.S. Army to recognize his injury and to award him a Purple Heart medal.
Look for many tributes to America’s veterans during the NFL games this weekend. But immediately following the Vikings vs. Saints game on FOX 9, the NFL and FOX Sports will air a special halftime salute to Medal of Honor recipients during the Cowboys game against the Giants at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
An 81-year-old Twin Cities Navy veteran plans to give away 13 electric scooters for Veterans Day this weekend — the same type of scooter he says saved his life.
Veterans should prepare for some services to be cut until the shutdown ends.
Officials broke ground on Sunday on a planned military museum at Camp Ripley in Minnesota.
During Veteran’s Day at the Minnesota State Fair one fortunate veteran was gifted a car through the Military Warriors Support Foundation.
A monument honoring female veterans is set to be unveiled next Friday at the Veterans Memorial Park of Blaine (10802 Town Square Drive, Blaine, MN 55449).
Minnesota veterans have one of the lowest rates in homelessness in the U.S., and the federal government is using the state as a successful example.
Two Minnesota veterans are making a canoe trip all the way down the Mississippi River to honor their own experiences and loss.
Two Minnesotans are making a canoe trip down the Mississippi River to raise awareness for veteran suicide prevention as part of the “Stop Soldier Suicide” cause.
This Memorial Day marks the end of an era at one of the older Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) posts in Minnesota.
The green space behind the Bloomington Civic Plaza is now on track to become a first-of-a-kind veterans memorial that focuses on telling stories of service.
Memorial Day and Veterans Day are two important holidays that honor those who have served in the United States military. However, there is a difference between the two holidays.
The radial engines firing up at Flying Cloud Airport had a special mission. The pilots climbing into the cockpits of their vintage WWII trainers, T-6’s and SN-J’s and a later model T-34 were all assembling to honor a fellow veteran older than their planes.
On the first anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, we look back on our coverage of the dozens of Ukrainian soldiers who have come to Minnesota for prosthetic care with the Protez Foundation. Dmytro, 25, lost his right foot to a mine while on patrol in the country's east. Like most of the soldiers we spoke with, he said he planned to continue to serve when he got back to his homeland, either as a trainer or on the frontline. Here, he explains why, who is he is fighting for, and what he would like to tell Americans.