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March 24, 2017
Photo of the Week
March 24, 2017 - 6:00am
Roth is a nurse in Afghanistan.(Contributed photo)
Purple Heart, brotherly bonds: Critical care nurse in Afghanistan shares blog about a sniper shooting
May 24, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Patty Roth of Alexandria is a critical care nurse at the Kandahar Hospital in Afghanistan. (Contributed photo)
A glimpse into military life and death
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
This enhanced photograph shows Alexandria native and former member of the Marine Corps Tyler Tischer sitting with his "buddies," Afghani boys he met while touring Afghanistan. The boys all belong to the same family and were very open with the American soldiers, an uncommon occurrence in the war-torn country. (Contributed photo)
Thirteen countries in five years for Tischer
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Operation Chocolate Chip: More cookies are needed to send to soldiers in honor of Pfc. Clark
October 15, 2010 - 1:23pm
October 13, 2010
Funeral set for New London soldier killed in Afghanistan
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
Soldier's death in Afghanistan impacts Alexandria
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
October 5, 2010
UPDATE: New London soldier killed in Afghanistan has local connection
October 5, 2010 - 12:59pm
July 15, 2010
Minnesota soldier loses legs in explosion while on patrol in Afghanistan
July 15, 2010 - 3:17pm
January 7, 2010
Senator Klobuchar with Captain Johnson Scholberg from Ortonville, Minn., at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan.
Klobuchar part of Senate delegation that visited troops in Afghanistan
January 7, 2010 - 12:01pm
October 30, 2009
Contributed photo
Randy and Pam Bergquist met and fell in love while Randy was working for Alexandra Aviation as a flight instructor in the 1980s. Randy Bergquist was a Minnesota native and a former drug interdiction officer for U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Pilot killed in Afghanistan has ties to Alexandria area
October 30, 2009 - 12:05am
September 3, 2009
Melony Butler of Deer Creek is a military wife and mother who has experienced the deployments of her husband and two sons since late 2004. She has assembled a collection of patriotic memorabilia in her home including photos of her sons in uniform. (Photo by Sara Hacking)
Adjusting to military deployments just part of life for Deer Creek family
September 3, 2009 - 12:51pm
January 9, 2009
Nick Krebsbach completed his third tour in the Middle East.
A soldier from the start
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am