The Importance of the American - Norwegian Reciprocal Troop Exchange
Posted: July 17, 2014 09:07 AM
CAMP RIPLEY, Minn.- "It's important to know the people we are going to serve with overseas before we get there," said Col Scott St. Sauver, Camp Ripley Post Commander.
Since its conception in world affairs, the United States of American has relied on the cooperation and partnerships of its allies during times of peace and war. These partnerships have ensured the progress of our national economic interests, advanced our medical and scientific research and strengthened the security of our military at home as well as overseas.
We have a lot to learn from each other and it starts right here, with the young members of these two military organizations.
Minnesota National Guard puts forth an All Star Effort
Posted: July 16, 2014 10:07 AM
For the Minnesota National Guard, support of Major League Baseball's All Star Week was evident under the spotlight as well as behind the scenes.
Leading up to the All Star Game - which took place in Minnesota for the first time in nearly 30 years - Minnesota National Guard leaders were invited to take part in Fox Sports North's All Star Game programming, "All Star Live," to showcase the capabilities of National Guard units across the state during a daily "All Star Salute" segment. The Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Richard Nash, was the first to appear in-studio to introduce FSN's audience to "the things we do here in Minnesota, each and every day."
A school in need
Posted: July 10, 2014 02:07 PM
OGULIN, Croatia- Most elementary students around the U.S. have the opportunity of attending schools that can offer them desks to sit in and a foundation that can house them. One elementary school in Croatia needed a little help, and Airmen from the Minnesota and Montana Air National Guard, along with the Croatian army, were able to offer their services.
U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 133rd and 148th Civil Engineering Squadrons and 219th RED HORSE Squadron, along with members of the Croatian army, performed a renovation project along with unloading a much-needed donation of school supplies at an elementary school in Ogulin, Croatia.
Minneapolis-based Cargill becomes Yellow Ribbon Company
Posted: July 09, 2014 11:07 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minneapolis-based Cargill will be recognized as a Yellow Ribbon Company during a Yellow Ribbon Proclamation ceremony, July 9, in Hopkins, Minn.
“The men and women of the Minnesota National Guard, other U.S. Forces, and their families, have earned our admiration and appreciation. They have also earned our continuing assistance,” said Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. “I thank Cargill for joining over 200 Yellow Ribbon cities, counties, and businesses, who have committed to support our Minnesota heroes, when they return home.”