Our Soldiers, Civilians, Veterans and Family Members, as well as other members of our armed forces have historically made great contributions to our Nation. Each year from May through July there are many holidays and events to recognize and remember those contributions.


Nearly 600 Troops Reenlist in Baghdad on Independence Day

Jul 5, 2007

Hundreds of troops gathered at Al Faw Palace for the Multinational Force-Iraq Reenlistment, Naturalization and Independence Day Ceremony yesterday at Camp Victory. During the ceremony, 588 troops reenlisted and 161 were naturalized as American citizens.

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Minnesota Flags/Troops Return video button

Jul 3, 2007

Minnesota celebrates July 4th by honoring those who have fought and sacrificed for our freedom. Also, in California, Army Reserve Soldiers return home from Iraq.

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Independence Day 2007

Jul 3, 2007

Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace sends a message as our nation celebrates Independence Day.

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