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Remember the Maine! - February 15, 2018

On February 15, 1898, the U.S.S. Maine was docked in Havana Bay, Cuba. It was to serve as an American presence during the Cuban War for Independence. 231 more words

Fort Snelling

The 2018 Winter Olympics have officially opened! Back when the Old Guard was stationed at Fort Snelling (1921-41), members of the Regiment trained as cold-weather troops, and that carried over to their recreational activities. 22 more words

Fort Snelling

Minnesotans Gather To Mark Pearl Harbor Anniversary

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesotans are remembering the lives lost 76 years ago today, when Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor.

Survivors attended a commemorative ceremony at Fort Snelling Thusrday morning. 40 more words


Minneapolis, Minnesota

I really liked Minneapolis! This was my first visit to the Midwest as an adult and I left Minneapolis impressed with the wonderful city as well as the people. 971 more words


Fort Snelling State Park - Hiking Club

The hubs and I decided to go out on our first hiking club trail a couple weeks ago and since Fort Snelling is the closest state park to our home, it was the first one to get checked off the list. 96 more words


Veteran Honored 70 Years After Death With Bronze Star, Purple Heart

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A fallen Minnesota veteran was honored Thursday more than 70 years after his death.

Sergeant Gerald Jacobsen was declared missing in action during World War II. 206 more words


Arrival in Cuba - June 22, 1898

On June 22, 1898, soldiers of the 3d Infantry Regiment arrived in Santiago Harbor, Cuba.

 The Regiment started their journey when they departed Fort Snelling, MN by train on April 19. 89 more words

3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard)