CAPITOL CHATTER Pawlenty sees Iraqi improvement
Pawlenty and troops in Iraq
Conditions in Iraq are improving, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Wednesday during an unannounced visit.
"There is a hopeful sense here, a more stable sen... Posted on 7/21/10 at 10:15 AM
It’s been a long year for Korbin Noyes. His mom, Sgt. Jinny Noyes, a Rosemount resident, has been deployed to Iraq since February with the 34th Infantry Division and he has waited for her to return.
The wait ended Sunday evening when Jinny burst through the doors of the Rosemount Community Center gymnasium.
“It feels good to have her home,” said Korbin, talking into his mother in her Army issued fatigues.
Spc. Dan Drevnick, of Woodbury, was laid to rest on Saturday July 25 when friends and family came out to say their goodbyes at the fallen soldiers' funeral at King of Kings Lutheran Church in Woodbury.
Minnesota News WILLMAR — On July 16, just before 9:15 p.m. Iraqi time, Spc. Jacob Benson, 22, of Willmar was talking with his three closest friends and fellow National Guard soldiers at a military base near Basra, Iraq, when a rocket hit, sending him flying.
Minnesota News ST. PAUL – If Iran was behind the deaths of three Minnesota National Guard soldiers, already rocky relations with the United States could become worse, Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Sunday from the Middle East.
Residents may have noticed that the Rosemount Community Center seems particularly busy lately. The reason, the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, which is based out of the center, is preparing to deploy to support Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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