Enlisted to General

July 9, 2019

ROSEMOUNT, Minn. (July 9, 2019) — Stefanie Horvath’s one constant mission has been to keep improving the Minnesota National Guard wherever she is requested. This mission has brought her from the path of an enlisted Soldier to where she is today, pinning on a star. After 30 years of service, Horvath has achieved the rank
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Colonel Stefanie Horvath to Promote to Brigadier General

July 9, 2019

July 8, 2019 — (ROSEMOUNT, Minnesota) — Army Col. Stefanie K. Horvath will be promoted to the rank of Brigadier General during a pinning ceremony, July 9, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. in Rosemount. Horvath is the second woman to achieve the rank of Brigadier General in the Minnesota Army National Guard. Horvath joined the National
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Minnesota National Guard Women’s council raises awareness, conducts outreach

March 29, 2019

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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No goal too big, no task too small

March 1, 2019

MARCH 1, 2019 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota) — Staff Sgt. Kayla Freeman, the assistant to the senior enlisted advisor for the Minnesota National Guard, has accomplished one of the most difficult goals in her military career, becoming a cavalry scout. Military occupational specialties in combat arms were closed to women prior to 2016. Freeman has always
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Minnesota Guardsman Inspires New Generation of Leaders

December 28, 2018

Dec. 28, 2018 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota) — The hiss of a milk steamer, the clanking of plates and silverware and the sounds of music over speakers mixed with conversations create a symphony in a local coffee shop in south Minneapolis. Customers in the south Minneapolis coffee shop sit with their fingers on keyboards, pencils to sketchbooks
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Minnesota State Fair Military Appreciation Day to recognize women veterans

August 27, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 27, 2018 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota) — 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
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Women Opened Doors in Minnesota National Guard

March 30, 2018

March 1, 2018 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota)  –– “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 … the battlefront is no place for women to be.
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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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