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Camp Ripley 2019 Annual Training announcements

As you plan and prepare to execute your training events here, Camp Ripley Command reminds you that our whole purpose is to provide you the facilities, resources, and support you need to execute your training in a realistic environment. If there is anything we can do to assist you, please let us or our staff
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Minnesota Guardsmen activated for flood response in Norman County

April 19, 2019 (HALSTAD, Minnesota) — Today 14 soldiers from 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery moved into Halstad in Norman County to support civil authorities in flood response. The Minnesota National Guard remains activated in northwestern Minnesota in response to flood waters after Governor Tim Walz signed an Emergency Executive Order last week. Additionally, 17
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148th Fighter Wing Flies in to Croatia for State Partnership Program Engagement

April 15, 2019 (ZAGREB, Croatia) — Acquiring new assets is an exciting time for any organization, this sentiment especially extends to the Croatian Air Force during their quest to purchase F-16s for their flying force. Recently, the Minnesota Air National Guard, through the State Partnership Program, was able to help enhance this excitement by letting
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Minnesota National Guard activated for flood response

April 13, 2019 (OSLO, Minnesota) — The Minnesota Army National Guard is activated in northern Minnesota in response to flood waters after Governor Tim Walz signed an Emergency Executive Order last night. Just before midnight on Friday, April 12, 35 Soldiers of the 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry, reported to Moorhead to prepare for
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Minnesota National Guard activated for winter storms

April 12, 2019 (AUSTIN, Minnesota) — On Thursday, April 11, the Minnesota Army National Guard was activated in southern Minnesota in response to winter storms as Governor Tim Walz signed an Emergency Executive Order. Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m., Soldiers of the 224th Transportation Company in Austin were activated.  Throughout the evening Soldiers arrived,
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Minnesota Guardsmen compete for title of Best Warrior

April 8, 2019 (CAMP RIPLEY, Minnesota) – Six soldiers and seven non-commissioned officers from across the Minnesota National Guard participated in the state’s Best Warrior Competition, April 3-6, 2019, to be named the best among their peers. “We talk about how leaders are the ones who know the way, they go the way and they
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148th Fighter Wing Participates in Frisian Flag 2019

April 6, 2019 (LEEUWARDEN, Netherlands) — Nearly 180 Air National Guard Airmen from the Minnesota-based 148th Fighter Wing are participating in a 12-day NATO partnership exercise at Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands. Frisian Flag will allow all international participants of the exercise to execute training on operational tactics with multiple coalition partners like Germany, Poland, France,
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Minnesota National Guard celebrates military children in the month of April

March 31, 2019 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota) – The Minnesota National Guard recognizes April as the Month of the Military Child. Throughout the month there will be several opportunities to highlight the contributions of these children whose sacrifices often go unnoticed. A celebration to honor Military Children in Minnesota will take place April 12, 2019, at
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Minnesota National Guard Women’s council raises awareness, conducts outreach

March 29, 2019 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota) — The Minnesota National Guard has several Special Emphasis Program Councils through the Minnesota National Guard Diversity and Inclusion Office, one of which is the Women’s Special Emphasis Council. The councils work to raise awareness and involvement within the Minnesota National Guard and the local community for minority groups
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Minnesota aviators support Nebraska flood fight

March 24, 2019 (ST. CLOUD, Minnesota) — Ten soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard’s 34th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade departed Wednesday for Grand Island, Nebraska to assist with flood-fighting efforts. The Nebraska National Guard’s aviation unit is currently deployed to Afghanistan and requested support from the Minnesota National Guard. Areas of Nebraska have been heavily
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