Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry veterans at dedication of monument to Second Minnesota, Snodgrass Ridge, Chickamauga, Georgia, 1895. (Minnesota Historical Society)
Albert Shoaf of Owatonna (tallest soldier in back) and his buddies waiting to return home, Paris, May 1919. (Minnesota American Legion/Wiebusch)
Two soldiers from HQ Co, 125th Field Artillery, 34th Infantry Division, prepare to bed down for the night in Arkansas while on their way to Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, February 1942. (Minnesota American Legion/Yeager)
Marine Corps aviators from Minnesota aboard a carrier in the Pacific, 1945. (US Navy)
Special Forces soldiers at Cam Rahn Bay Air Force Base, South Vietnam, January 1970. (Doug Bekke)
A sailor from Mankato aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard arrives at home port in San Diego after a seven-month deployment to the Persian Gulf, June 2002. (Minnesota American Legion/Braam)
Three Minnesota National Guard soldiers pose with Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers at an ANA Observation Post in northern Afghanistan, April 2011. (Minnesota National Guard)
The Coast Guard stands vigil on the Mississippi following collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, August 2007. (Minnesota American Legion/Rofidal)
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