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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Women Opened Doors in Minnesota National Guard

March 30, 2018

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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Forging a path to career success

March 16, 2018

By Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs ST. PAUL, Minn. (March 16, 2018) – Col. Angela Steward-Randle grew up in a military family – her father served in the Army on active duty – but it was a chance encounter with a friend at college that led her to want to make the military
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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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