| Sep 10, 2011
| 9:40 PM
On this historic anniversary, we pay tribute to U.S. soldiers with connections to South Dakota who have given their lives in defense of their country since Sept. 11, 2001:
- May 9, 2003: Army Chief Warrant Officer Hans Gukeisen, 31, of Lead, died...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:57 AM
Seven soldiers returned to Lebanon County after an 11 month deployment to Kuwait.
The Army National Guard members from the 213 Personnel Company arrived at Fort Indiantown Gap in Annville Thursday morning.
The soldiers were in Kuwait, providing human...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 3:57 PM
In Afghanistan this week, they were side by side.
In Kuwait, too.
Not long ago, Govs. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut and Jack Markell of Delaware were together in Hartford as well — to talk about the best ways to create jobs. And a year before...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Maj. Mark Zinno Citarella was scheduled to spend Thanksgiving in Baghdad. The commander of a public affairs unit in the Maryland National Guard, he figures he would have joined fellow officers on a chow line, serving the holiday meal to enlisted troops....
| Nov 27, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Some U.S. military members stationed in countries like Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait won’t be home for the holidays, but a local group of dedicated people is making sure they are not forgotten.
For the ninth year, about 50 people gathered Sunday...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 6:09 PM
Kayden Hoskins can say "Daddy" now, but she could not when her father, Spc. Tom Hoskins of the Maryland National Guard, left for Iraq in February. The 15-month-old from Havre de Grace has known Daddy mostly as a voice on the phone, a man reading her a...
| May 16, 2011
| 4:16 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Nearly 40 sailors returning from a seven month deployment to Kuwait were greeted by friends and family in San Diego Monday.
Alyssa Cituk couldn't hide her emotion at Lindbergh Field while waiting for her husband, who is a medical...
| May 29, 2011
| 1:30 AM
We searched our archives to compile a list of U.S. soldiers with South Dakota connections who have died since the global war on terror began in 2001.
We remember and honor all those who are serving or have served our country - living or dead - this...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 5:43 AM
It hasn't happened in Virginia since World War II, but Wednesday, the largest single unit mobilization in the Virginia Army National Guard since the 1940s took place. More than 800 Guardsmen from Christiansburg, Hampton Roads and Fredericksburg were...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 10:53 AM
At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so?
In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Kankakee officials have identified a body found two years ago in a field near a rural subdivision as a former Chicago man missing since 2008, authorities and the man’s family said today.
Ray J. Acklin, whose family said grew up in Chicago and...