/*********************************************** * Chrome CSS Drop Down Menu- (c) Dynamic Drive DHTML code library (www.dynamicdrive.com) * This notice MUST stay intact for legal use * Visit Dynamic Drive at http://www.dynamicdrive.com/ for full source code ***********************************************/
History
Minnesota National Guard
Air Force Association honors 133rd AW Airmen of the Year

Minnesota National Guard ST PAUL, Minn- The 2014 Outstanding Airmen of the Year from the 133rd Airlift Wing were honored at the annual Air Force Association (AFA) Awards Dinner in St Paul, Minn, Mar 15, 2014

In addition to honoring our Airmen, there were also members from the Civil Air Patrol of Minnesota, Johnson High School JROTC, North High School JROTC, Woodbury High School JROTC, Park High School JROTC, University of St Thomas ROTC Det 410, University of Minnesota Det 415, 934th Airlift Wing, and the Rawlings Chapter Teacher of the Year that were recognized

The Air Force Association mission is to promote a dominant United States Air Force and a strong national defense, and to honor Airmen and our Air Force Heritage

"I had a great day, here, in Minneapolis and now across the river to St Paul I have the honor to address you on the behalf of our Chairman of the Board, George Muellner," said Retired US Air Force Gen Craig McKinley, President of the Air Force Association "If George was here he would tell you how proud he is of this crowd and the fact that all of you who were recipients of the awards tonight and how proud he would be for you making these great accomplishments"

The 2014 Outstanding Airmen of Year honored at the dinner were:

Airman: Senior Airmen Hunter Heggerston, 133rd Medical Group
NCO: Tech Sgt David Hubert, 133rd Communications Flight
SNCO: Master Sgt Crystal Galloway, 133rd Maintenance Operations Flight
First Sergeant: Master Sgt Robert Renning; 210th Engineering Installation Squadron
Honor Guard: Staff Sgt Dirk Krog, 133rd Medical Group

March 17, 2014
by Tech Sgt Amy Lovgren
133rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs



Download photos





Articles archive

In The News archive

Media Advisory archive

Latest News

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.



Minnesota Nice Extends to Puerto Rico

Posted: 2017-12-08  12:08 PM
Minnesota National Guard CAMP SANTIAGO, Puerto Rico - It has been more than two months since Hurricane Maria stuck Puerto Rico, leaving a trail of disaster behind it. The island was in dire need of some extra help. More than 230 Air National Guardsmen from 29 states have been deployed to the island and are helping in any way they can.

Eleven of those Airmen are from the Minnesota National Guard's 148th Fighter Wing out of Duluth, Minn. and the 133rd Airlift Wing out of St. Paul, Minn., are no exception in their desire to lend a helping hand. They have been at Camp Santiago, Puerto Rico, since before Thanksgiving and will leave around mid-December. Their mission is to feed military and civilian hurricane relief workers, giving them the much-needed fuel to complete their mission throughout the day.



Article archive
 
top