Why this veteran quit his job to fix people’s cars for free

They buy the car parts, he fixes it for free. "This is the greatest paycheck I’ve never earned," he said.

‘Stand Down’ Held For Veterans In Need At Target Field

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — WCCO is teaming up with the Military Assistance Council for Veterans, MACV, as part of our “Home for the Holidays” campaign. WCCO’s Reg Chapman joined MACV for a “stand down” Thursday…

U.S. Military Official Warns Of Dangerous Escalation In Iran-Backed Attacks In Iraq

A rocket attack Thursday at Baghdad's airport appears to be the latest in a string of attacks over the past five weeks that U.S. officials say have escalated both in frequency and potential lethality.(Image credit: Khalid Mohammed/AP)

‘You Can Find Yourself Here’: MACV Transitional Housing Helps Veterans Looking For A Second Chance

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From homelessness to housing, MACV is on the front lines of providing transitional housing for veterans looking for a second chance. Currently, there are 37 veterans receiving transitional housing services from MACV. More…

MACV Helps Veteran Find A Home Ahead Of The Holidays

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) —  We recently met an Iraq war veteran who credits the MACV with helping him to find a home in time for the holidays. 35-year-old Orlando Carrasqueillo went to MACV with his young family when they were about to…

U.S. military’s Afghanistan food supplier stays in picture despite $45 million fraud settlement

Dubai-based logistics company Anham is at least the third supplier to be involved in massive fraud allegations for the Defense Logistics Agency’s primary Afghan troop supply contract.

Federal Judge In Texas Blocks Trump Plan To Use Military Funds On Border Wall

The ruling comes in response to a lawsuit arguing the president overstepped his authority in diverting funds to the border wall which were appropriated by Congress for other purposes.(Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP)

More than 70 soldiers killed in attack on military base in western Niger

The ambush bore the hallmarks of Islamist groups operating in the region.

Federal Judge Blocks Diversion Of Military Construction Money For Border Wall

A case brought by El Paso County, Texas, is similar to another won by the Sierra Club in California. The U.S. Supreme Court said wall construction can continue while the Trump administration appeals.(Image credit: Eric Gay/AP)

Chilean Military Plane Carrying 38 People Crashes En Route To Antarctica

The Chilean air force says it hasn't been able to locate the Hercules C-130 transport plane, but have determined it likely crashed. A search and rescue mission is ongoing. (Image credit: Luis Hidalgo/AP)