March 26, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
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Soldiers’ Angels: Former ND Guard soldier who lost his right leg in Afghanistan heads to Cabo San Lucas for golfing
February 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO North Dakota National Guard veteran Sam Floberg will be back at Hector International Airport almost six years to the day since he returned home after losing his right leg to a rocket attack in Afghanistan.
This time, Floberg isn’t returning home from war to a new and uncertain future as an amputee. Continue Reading
October 16, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
The word “Afghanistan” is very three-dimensional.
Beneath its 11 letters lie years of turmoil and timeworn feuds littered with interspersed prosperity. Surrounding its 11 letters lie misconceptions and prejudices. On top of its 11 letters sits the Karzai administration, precariously. And within its 11 letters lies Tyler Tischer’s story. Continue Reading
September 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune
ST. PAUL (AP) The parents of a gay Minnesota soldier who was killed in Afghanistan are launching a statewide tour by veterans against a gay marriage ban. Continue Reading
June 26, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Spencer Dahlheimer of Alexandria puts his heart and soul into being a solider.
He improves himself every day by sharpening his skills at the firing range, competing in long-range shooting events and taking on demanding physical activities like rock climbing, running and swimming with weights. Continue Reading
May 25, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
For years, Dennis Carstens of Alexandria has marched in the Memorial Day parade. This year, if he’s able to, he’ll ride in a convertible and serve as grand marshal. Continue Reading
March 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune
SEATAC, Wash. (AP) The wife of a U.S. soldier accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians says her husband showed no signs of PTSD before he deployed, and she doesn’t feel like she’ll ever believe he was involved in the killings. Continue Reading
March 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune
KABUL, Afghanistan U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was charged today with 17 counts of premeditated murder, a capital offense that could lead to the death penalty in the massacre of Afghan civilians, the U.S. military said. Continue Reading
March 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) A Seattle lawyer who is defending an Army staff sergeant suspected of killing 16 Afghans, including nine children, met Monday with the soldier for the first time at Fort Leavenworth, a conversation the attorney described as emotional. Continue Reading