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Governor Pawlenty Proclaims Globe University/Minnesota School of Business a Yellow Ribbon Campus

On September 20, Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty and the Minnesota National Guard proclaimed Globe University/Minnesota School of Business as a Yellow Ribbon Campus This proclamation is a testament of Globe University/Minnesota School of Business’s commitment to supporting our country’s military members, their spouses and dependents through providing quality education

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From left: Governor Pawlenty, Mike Hughes, Globe University/Minnesota School of Business's director of military student services, Angie Helm, Minnesota School of Business-Rochester's director of admissions, Tom Kosel, Globe University/Minnesota School of Business's director of government relations, and Larry Shellito, Minnesota National Guard adjunct general

The proclamation states that, “the Yellow Ribbon Campus campaign honors college and university communities with exceptional records of caring for their military members and families through various programs and public works, and recognizes individuals in these communities who have sworn to uphold this standard for future military members and families”

Globe University/Minnesota School of Business employs two full-time military student services staff members to support military students, and offers four scholarships set aside specifically for military members, their spouses and dependents to reduce their cost of education

Mike Hughes, director of military student services at Globe University/Minnesota School of Business, said it was an honor to receive the Yellow Ribbon Campus designation “We are grateful to be able to help military students achieve their educational and career goals,” he said “This proclamation reinforces the value our state places on serving our military students, just as they have served our state Globe University/Minnesota School of Business is honored to be part of this commitment”

Sep 29 2010






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Securing the Bold North: Minnesota National Guard supports Super Bowl LII

Posted: 2018-02-02  10:45 PM
Super Bowl 52 MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - More than 400 Minnesota National Guardsmen are supporting security efforts in Minneapolis ahead of Super Bowl 52.

"This is what we do," said Maj. Gen. Jon Jensen, Adjutant General of the Minnesota National Guard. "When the local community can't meet the public safety needs, they come to the Guard. We're their normal partner, we're a natural partner, and we're their preferred partner when it comes to filling in the gaps that they can't fill."

At the request of the city, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton authorized the Minnesota National Guard to provide support to security efforts leading up to and during Super Bowl 52. The Guardsmen are providing direct support to and working alongside law enforcement officers from across the state. Like their civilian law enforcement partners, Minnesota Guardsmen are focused on ensuring a safe experience for the residents and visitors who are attending the Super Bowl festivities.



100 Years Ago, Camp Cody's "Grand Old Man" formed 34th Infantry Division

Posted: 2018-01-18  12:59 PM
Gen. Augustus Blocksom Decorated veteran Augustus Blocksom was a man of his time, but times were changing. He exemplified Progressive Era America prior to the Great War. Blocksom participated in all the major US Army campaigns for nearly a half-century. He fought American Indians, Spaniards, Chinese and Filipinos. He brought that experience to Camp Cody, New Mexico where he assembled units from across the mid-West to form the 34th Infantry Division in 1917.



Iowa Red Bull takes command of 34th Infantry Division

Posted: 2017-12-13  10:11 AM
Minnesota National Guard JOHNSTON, Iowa - Brig. Gen. Benjamin J. Corell, Deputy Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard, assumed command of the 34th Infantry Division "Red Bulls" during a ceremony in Rosemount, Minnesota, on December 9, 2017.

Headquartered in Minnesota, the division has been commanded almost-exclusively by members of the Minnesota National Guard since 1968.

"Typically there's been very few people who have been allowed to command the 34th Infantry Division that didn't come from the state of Minnesota," Corell said.



Minnesota-based aviation unit honors storied division, enters into new, 'expeditionary' era

Posted: 2017-12-12  11:29 AM
Minnesota National Guard ST. PAUL, Minn. - Soldiers of the Minnesota National Guard's 34th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade (ECAB), who recently celebrated a year full of achievements, have embraced a new name: Red Devils.

The St. Paul-based unit hosted its annual aviation brigade ball Dec. 9, at the Envision Event Center in Oakdale, Minnesota, where the unit's new logo was unveiled.

Soldiers of the 34th ECAB, which falls under and supports the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, will continue to wear the Red Bull insignia on their uniforms. However, they will now be known and referred to as the Red Devils, a name that pays homage to the division's historical accomplishments and fierce warfighting.



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