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Minnesota State Fair Military Appreciation Day to recognize women veterans

August 27, 2018

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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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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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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133rd Airlift Wing Emphasizes Combat Readiness Training

By Tech Sgt. Amy Lovgren 133rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs class=”cutline”>June 28, 2018) – Approximately 300 U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing participated in a readiness exercise at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Alpena, Mich. The exercise, tagged as Iron Ore, was designed test the Airmen abilities to set up operations at
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Red Bulls Kickoff Division Warfighter

By Sgt. William Boecker 34th Red Bull Infantry Division Public Affairs CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. (June 13, 2018) – “A Warfighter is an exercise that allows the Division to evaluate their ability to maneuver assets in a battle,” said Master Sgt. Greg Weaver, the Operations Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge for the Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion. “It
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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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