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Ryan Klimek - Our March Veteran of the Month
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Meet Ryan Klimek, He’s Our March ‘Veteran of the Month’ [WATCH]

Meet Ryan Klimek from St. Joseph, he’s our March ‘Veteran of the Month.’ Klimek was nominated by his friend Tim.

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Purple parking spot at Texas Roadhouse
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Do You Know What This Purple & Gold Parking Spot Is For?

If you've seen these around St. Cloud, and understand what they mean, good for you. Some would think it's a parking spot for true Vikings fans.

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Ken Schroeder, our February Veteran of the Month
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Meet Ken Schroeder, He’s Our February ‘Veteran of the Month’ [WATCH]

Meet Ken Schroeder from Akeley, he’s our February ‘Veteran of the Month.’ Schroeder was nominated by his daughter Hope!

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Rachel Petersen (left) and Earl Kothman (right). (Photo: Abiding Bronze Star)
Rachel Petersen (left) and Earl Kothman (right). (Photo: Abiding Bronze Star)
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50 Years Later St. Cloud Man To Receive Bronze Star [VIDEO]

A former army sergeant and St. Cloud resident is finally being recognized. What started as a scholarship opportunity for Rachel Petersen soon became a turning point in her grandfathers history.

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Spectators gaze at the new VFW Memorial Monument. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Spectators gaze at the new VFW Memorial Monument. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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St. Cloud VFW To Hold Special Memorial Monument Dedication

A special memorial service will be held at the St. Cloud VFW Post 428 tomorrow (Monday) to remember the many who have served. The VFW will officially dedicate their monument, located in front of the building, to honor our military.

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Uniform Stories, YouTube
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Soldiers Get Pranked For Falling Asleep On Duty [WATCH]

I love when the most unsuspecting people get pranked. This video is hilarious and shows a series of people in the military getting pranked for falling asleep on duty.

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Daniel Hurst, Steve Frost/ThinkStock
Daniel Hurst, Steve Frost/ThinkStock
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Write A Holiday Card For Our Military Members & Veterans

Start a new Thanksgiving tradition with your family this year, by having everyone at your gathering write a holiday card for military members & veterans. Completed cards can be dropped off at 98 Country the week following Turkey Day -- and will be distributed to veterans and military members serving abroad by The American Red Cross.

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What’s the Meaning Behind Leaving Coins on Military Headstones?

Have you ever wondered about the coins that seem to be placed on top of military headstones at cemeteries? You might be surprised to find out their meaning.

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Oleg Zabielin/ThinkStock
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National Moment Of Remembrance This Afternoon

I invite you to join me and your fellow Americans this afternoon at 3:00 local time for a National Moment of Remembrance, "as a simple and unifying way to commemorate our history and honor the struggle to protect our freedoms.” Those words were spoken by President Clinton in 2000, when he signed the National Remembrance Act.

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Women Will Soon Be Allowed to Serve in Ground Combat

For the first time, women in the armed forces will be moved into combat roles. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta will make the official announcement Thursday.

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10 Heartwarming Holiday Soldier Homecomings

The Christmas season is the happiest time of year. We get to spend extra time with our family and friends, and there are endless supplies of cookies. While these few weeks are filled with tons of cheer, it's also the sappiest time of year, especially in the good ol' USA. It's the ideal time for overseas military men to surprise their loved ones, and of course, create tearjerker alert YouTube videos of it all.

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Getty Images
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Charlie Sheen Really is a Good Guy

Yesterday the once crazy warlock announced he is going to donate one percent of his profits from his new sitcom 'Anger Management' to the USO.

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