Minnesota National Guard
Counterdrug Program

The Minnesota National Guard is proud to be partnered with Minnesota law enforcement agencies, schools, and various community organizations in this important venture. Our Counterdrug Program adds value to our local communities by working hard to support Minnesota's law enforcement agencies fight against the sale and use of illegal drugs in Minnesota, along with narco-terrorism and other drug related activities.
Drug Interdiction

The Drug Interdiction program focuses on providing military support to federal, state, and local law enforcement officials in countering narco-terrorism and the flow of illegal drugs in Minnesota. There are three areas we have divided our support into:

Counterdrug Interdiction Support

Law Enforcement Training

Law Enforcement Equipment Program

Sample Request Letter for Support.doc

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Civil Operations

The Minnesota National Guard Counterdrug Program established it's Civil Operations Programs in 1992 to support federal, state, and local prevention programs by using positive role models to present a drug-free life style. Since then we have reached over 350,000 Minnesota youth with our programs.  Due to a change in priorities these courses will primarily be offered as “train the trainer” courses, with a priority to Beyond the Yellow Ribbon organizations.

Other Resources

This website provides assistance to students and family members in finding information on illegal use of drugs. We have grouped these websites into four general categories for ease of use:

Civil Operations

Law Enforcement

Student and Parent Resources

Contact Information

Counterdrug Coordinator
(651) 268-8936

Operations Sergeant
(651) 268-8937

Assistant Operations Sergeant
(651) 282-4447

Civil Operations

(651) 268-8853

Prevention, Treatment and Outreach Coordinator
(651) 268-8909
Prevention, Treatment and Outreach

MN Counterdrug Task Force

600 Cedar Street
Saint  Paul, MN 55101
Fax: (651) 282-4021

For Military Support other than Counterdrug
(651) 268-8886
Counterdrug Articles

Minnesota National Guard Drug Task Force receives Adjutant General's 2010 Army Unit Safety Award

Guard and Pro Athletes fly to schools during counterdrug Red Ribbon Week

The Minnesota National Guard Counterdrug Team Visits Minnesota and Wisconsin Schools Participating in Red Ribbon Week

National Guard Counterdrug Task Force visits Lester Prairie and Winsted

Fly-in for drug prevention