Minnesota Red Bulls Take Charge of Middle Eastern Mission

November 13, 2018

Story by Sgt. William Boecker, 34th Red Bull Infantry Division CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – The Minnesota National Guard’s 34th Red Bull Infantry Division assumed responsibility for mission command and control of Task Force Spartan from Pennsylvania’s 28th Infantry Division during a transfer of authority ceremony held Nov. 12, 2018. Kicking off their nine-month deployment, the
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Minnesota National Guard to highlight diversity and leadership development at Women’s Leadership Forum

September 15, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2017 MAPLEWOOD, Minn.-Nearly 650 soldiers and airmen are scheduled to attend the Minnesota National Guard’s third annual Women’s Leadership Forum at the 3M Corporate Headquarters Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. “The Minnesota National Guard continues to diversify our force and grow strong leaders,” said Brig. Gen. Sandy Best, chief of staff
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Service, Community and Beer

Story by Sgt. Sebastian Nemec Photos by Cpl. Hugo Wong-Cardona and Sgt. Luther C. Talks Video by Sgt. Sydney Mariette Serving in the National Guard today is often more than a one weekend a month, two weeks a year commitment. And the lifestyle of an entrepreneur is time-consuming and demanding. Yet, Minnesota National Guard Air
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A Soldier hold the new Ready and Resilient Program booklet.

A simpler, more personal approach to resiliency

By Sgt. Sebastian Nemec After a decade of learning resiliency by PowerPoint, the Minnesota Army National Guard is taking training down to the squad level. “The thing that we were always missing [with the old program] is that people would hurry up through the PowerPoint and get it done and never actually did the practical
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Minnesota Guardsmen learn survival skills, train with Norwegian counterparts

By Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs July 3, 2018 – Over the course of 10 days, 100 Soldiers and Airmen from the Minnesota National Guard who traveled to Norway June 17-26, 2018, for the 45th Norwegian Reciprocal Troop Exchange learned valuable survival skills and shared their knowledge with members of the Norwegian
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Minnesota State Fair Military Appreciation Day to recognize women veterans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2018 ST. PAUL, Minn.- The Minnesota State Fair’s eighth annual Military Appreciation Day will take place Tuesday, August 28, and provide an educational opportunity for all fairgoers to learn about Minnesota’s military community. This year’s theme is honoring Minnesota’s women veterans. “The Minnesota State Fair is a great opportunity to
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Deployed Minnesota Guardsman honors grandfather, Hmong heritage

By Capt. Melanie Nelson 347th Regional Support Group Public Affairs CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait (May 17, 2018) – “My heritage is Hmong,” said 21 year-old Minnesota National Guard Spec. Brandon Xiong from his desk at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. “A low-key culture that originated from southern Asia. Hmong is not a place, but it is a people.” Xiong,
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Women Opened Doors in Minnesota National Guard

By Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer Command Historian Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs ST. PAUL, Minn. (March 1, 2018) – “The battlefront is no place for women to be,” said Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Kurtzweg, 125th Field Artillery, in an article published in 1976. “There are certain jobs girls say they can do, but they just can’t do
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