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Hugo Yellow Ribbon Network Celebrates Five Years
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 12/18/2014

A First Sergeant's Surprise
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 12/16/2014

CMSAF Cody visits with 148th Airmen
Written by Public Affairs, 12/15/2014

Preventive Medicine Team ensures health of multinational force
Written by Public Affairs, 12/12/2014

Red Bull Soldier excells in rare deployment position
Written by Spc. Jess Nemec, 12/11/2014

1/34th ABCT refines mission command operability through communications exercise
Written by Spc. William Boecker, 12/01/2014

Energy Efficiency Challenge Working Well
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 11/28/2014

Battle of Cassino -- A Bloody Struggle shrouded in Controversy
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 11/24/2014

133rd Airlift Wing Receives Resilience Training through First Hand Experience
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 11/19/2014

Red Bull headquarters prepares for deployment to West Africa
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 11/17/2014

Soldiers, Vets and Their Brothers 'Ruck Up' to Raise Awareness of Suicides
Written by Minnesota National Guard, 11/15/2014

Making a Difference, 148th Airmen support Habitat for Humanity
Written by Public Affairs, 11/04/2014

Mentorship program now available to all Minnesota National Guard NCOs
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 10/25/2014

Minnesota National Guard senior enlisted leaders share leadership knowledge and tools
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 10/25/2014

Bearcats toast mission success
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 10/23/2014

1/34th Brigade Special Troop Battalion Reorganizes; The Army of 2020
Written by Public Affairs, 10/18/2014

American, Kuwaiti aviation work toward partnership
Written by Spc. Jess Nemec, 10/10/2014

Stop, Think, Connect: Navigating the Cyber World Safely
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 10/10/2014

Largest Minnesota National Guard subordinate command leads U.S. units in readiness
Written by Sgt. Linsey Williams, 10/05/2014

Association volunteers take the bull by the horns at 34th Infantry Division Reunion
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 10/04/2014

The conflict at home: Substance Abuse Awareness Month
Written by Sgt. Linsey Williams, 10/01/2014

Minnesota National Guard Senior Enlisted Advisor position changes hands
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 09/27/2014

Minnesota National Guard leaders discuss suicide during suicide awareness roundtable
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 09/25/2014

Congressman Walz to receive prestigious NGAUS award
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 09/24/2014

133rd Airlift Wing learns pediatric care from Children's Hospital specialists
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 09/18/2014

First Female Takes Command of Previously All-Male Unit
Written by Sgt. Linsey Williams, 09/18/2014

Minnesota brothers reunite in Kuwait
Written by 2nd Lt. Holley Elkin, 09/16/2014

Minnesota National Guard substance abuse team offers new, interactive training for units
Written by Minnesota National Guard, 09/15/2014

Minnesota National Guard partners with University of Minnesota for humanitarian response exercise
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 09/11/2014

Minnesotans honor military kids at Military Appreciation Day at the Minnesota State Fair
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 09/09/2014

Norex 2014 Magazine.pdf
Written by SSgt Jennifer Rechtfertig, 09/08/2014

Minnesota Army National Guard Responds to National Guard Bureau Budget Shortfall
Written by Sgt. Linsey Williams, 09/05/2014

1/34 ABCT Contributes to NATO Interoperability
Written by Capt. John Hobot, 09/04/2014

Active duty, National Guard relearn Total Force Policy together
Written by Public Affairs, 09/03/2014

Minnesota Military Museum Curator and Secretary of State discuss Red Bull history
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 08/25/2014

Lynx honor military with Military Appreciation Night
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 08/20/2014

Minnesota National Guard promotes its first African American general
Written by Public Affairs, 08/19/2014

McLeod County Proclaimed Yellow Ribbon Community
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 08/15/2014

Minnesota National Guard trains with civilian partners in disaster response
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 08/15/2014

Redwood Falls Area Yellow Ribbon Proclamation
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 08/08/2014

Lt. Col. Mark Weber's inspirational message lives on
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 08/02/2014

Brothers in aviation deploy together
Written by Spc. Jess Nemec, 07/22/2014

The Importance of the American - Norwegian Reciprocal Troop Exchange
Written by Public Affairs, 07/17/2014

National Guard Best Warrior Competition 2014
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 07/16/2014

Minnesota National Guard puts forth an All Star Effort
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 07/15/2014

A school in need
Written by Public Affairs, 07/10/2014

Stories of Service: Best Warrior Region IV, Sgt. Routier, Staff Sgt. Walker
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 07/09/2014

An American Meal in Norway
Written by Capt. John Hobot, 07/03/2014

Partners for Peace
Written by Public Affairs, 06/27/2014

Aviators and aircrew train for Kuwait
Written by Spc. Jess Nemec, 06/27/2014

Fallen soldier's memory honored with fishing tournament
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 06/26/2014

Soldiers learn life-saving skills during annual training
Written by Sgt. Linsey Williams, 06/25/2014

34th Red Bull Infantry Division participates in Warfighter
Written by 1st Lt. Melanie Nelson, 06/24/2014

Minnesota's 148th Fighter Wing participates in three European total force exercises
Written by Public Affairs, 06/23/2014

American-Norwegian exchange looks forward to warm partnership
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 06/20/2014

From the plains of Minnesota to the Mountains of Porsangmoen
Written by Capt. John Hobot, 06/19/2014

1st ABCT bids farewell to one leader, welcomes another
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 06/18/2014

133rd Airlift Wing promotes healthy marriages with Strong Bonds
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 06/17/2014

Running for a Good Cause
Written by Public Affairs, 06/16/2014

55th Civil Support Team trains with interagency partners in Duluth
Written by Minnesota National Guard, 06/13/2014

Trolling for the Troops Hooks Community and Military
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 06/11/2014

Minnesota National Guard holds first Pride month celebration
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 06/09/2014

849th MAC's return celebrated all along Highway 12
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 06/05/2014

Camp Ripley Presents Proficiency and Preparedness for Training Units
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 06/04/2014

133rd Airlift Wing selects Outstanding Airman of the Year
Written by Public Affairs, 05/30/2014

Minnesota companies recognized at annual ESGR banquet
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 05/27/2014

Croatian Minister of Defense visits Minnesota
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 05/21/2014

Taking the scenic route: Traveling across Afghanistan to deliver goods
Written by Public Affairs, 05/20/2014

Deploying Soldiers and families honored with steak lunch
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 05/19/2014

Midwest Guardsmen compete for regional title
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 05/16/2014

Climbing Stairs for Charity
Written by Public Affairs, 05/07/2014

Historic weapons receive new life through Civilian Marksmanship Program
Written by Maj. John Donovan, 05/07/2014

34th Combat Aviation Brigade gears up for year-long deployment
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 05/02/2014

Hmong Citizen-Soldier shares his experience
Written by Sgt. Linsey Williams, 05/01/2014

Officer and enlisted forces gather for statewide conferences
Written by 1st Lt. Melanie Nelson, 04/29/2014

Veterans in Crisis Law Enforcement Training
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ben Houtkooper, 04/28/2014

A New Way of Doing Business
Written by Public Affairs, 04/18/2014

Minnesota Soldiers compete for title of Best Warrior
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 04/16/2014

Purple Up! event brings awareness for Month of the Military Child in Minnesota
Written by SSgt Jennifer Rechtfertig, 04/15/2014

A professional in the combat zone, the home front
Written by Public Affairs, 04/08/2014

849th MAC conducts joint operation to support Afghan presidential election
Written by Public Affairs, 04/07/2014

DET 39 Soldiers' return warms families after long winter, separation
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 04/05/2014

April is the Month of the Military Child
Written by Maj. John Donovan, 04/01/2014

The Adjutant General answers questions about force structure
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 03/24/2014

Air Force Association honors 133rd AW Airmen of the Year
Written by Public Affairs, 03/17/2014

Minnesota National Guard promotes career development for females
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 03/10/2014

148th Fighter Wing Security Forces Conduct Winter Training
Written by Public Affairs, 03/09/2014

Local leaders help Minnesota Soldiers celebrate diversity
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 03/05/2014

From Mexico to Minnesota, Guardsman finds a new home
Written by Public Affairs, 03/04/2014

Guard Goes Green State-wide [AUDIO]
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ben Houtkooper, 02/28/2014

Minnesota National Guard celebrates Black History Month
Written by SSgt Jennifer Rechtfertig, 02/27/2014

Army Food Service Personnel Train to Taste at Camp Ripley
Written by Minnesota National Guard, 02/26/2014

An entrepreneurial lesson from a Red Bull Soldier
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ashlee Lolkus, 02/25/2014

Inver Grove Heights Armory hosts Military Job Fair for High School Students
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 02/24/2014

Minnesota National Guard Challenges Service Members to Save Energy
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 02/21/2014

Minnesota Guardsman takes pride in her cultural heritage
Written by Spc. William Boecker, 02/19/2014

Arden Hills: THE Twin Cities Training Center
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 02/12/2014

Minnesota Guard Cyber Specialists Train with Croatian Partners
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 01/24/2014

Partnerships prosper as military and civilian health care providers discuss best practices for military members
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 01/23/2014

Minnesota National Guard Gets Lean on Process Improvement
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 01/16/2014

Prepared for the road
Written by Spc. William Boecker, 01/14/2014

Minnesota Medical Detachment digs in deep during winter training exercise
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 01/09/2014

Optimal Force Structure is a Priority for the Minnesota National Guard
Written by 1st Lt. Melanie Nelson, 01/09/2014

Jackson native retires after 33-year military career
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 01/05/2014

34th Combat Aviation Brigade holds military ball
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ashlee Lolkus, 12/31/2013

Norwood Young America proclaimed Yellow Ribbon community
Written by Spc. William Boecker, 12/30/2013

133rd Airlift Wing celebrates outstanding achievements during annual awards ceremony
Written by Public Affairs, 12/24/2013

Soldier surprises family as Scuba Claus
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 12/22/2013

Operation Helping Hands for Hometown Heroes
Written by SSgt Jennifer Rechtfertig, 12/19/2013

New Commander for Recruiting and Retention
Written by 1st Lt. Melanie Nelson, 12/18/2013

Minnesota National Guard Leader Recognized by Collegiate Community
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 12/16/2013

The Chaplain Stole Passes to Air National Guardian
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 12/10/2013

34th Red Bull Infantry Division Recognizes New Commander
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ashlee Lolkus, 12/07/2013

Farmington celebrates five years as a Yellow Ribbon city
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 12/06/2013

Service Members Find Peace of Mind even in Winter Hunt
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 12/06/2013

New Special Victims Counsel to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 12/05/2013

Family Matters Go Beyond the Uniform
Written by Sgt. Trisha Betz, 12/04/2013

Minneapolis becomes 254th Yellow Ribbon Network in Minnesota
Written by Capt. John Hobot, 12/03/2013

Minnesota Cyber Team Protects, Prepares State for Disaster
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ben Houtkooper, 11/27/2013

Shop, Ship and Share event supports U.S. Service members overseas
Written by Spc. William Boecker, 11/25/2013

148th Fighter Wing Earns StormReady Re-Certification
Written by Public Affairs, 11/22/2013

Minnesota Guard Builds on Environmental Commitment
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 11/20/2013

Traditional Weapon Gets a New Twist
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 11/20/2013

Tea time with senior master sergeant Dad
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 11/18/2013

Minnesota Guard Cyber Specialists Among Best in Nation
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 11/15/2013

Cyber Colonel
Written by 1st Lt. Melanie Nelson, 11/08/2013

Army Aviator reflects on Government Shutdown
Written by Public Affairs, 11/01/2013

National Guard Joint Chief returns to Minnesota
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 10/17/2013

Chisholm community, families send off 114th Transportation Company
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 10/15/2013

Camp Ripley Court of Honor Inducts Three for 2013
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 10/10/2013

Minnesota National Guard drill assembly update
Written by Public Affairs, 10/09/2013

Minnesota National Guard government shutdown update
Written by Public Affairs, 10/07/2013

We are strong, but not invincible
Written by Maj. Kristen Auge, 10/01/2013

Minnesota recruiters exceed recruiting goals
Written by Public Affairs, 09/27/2013

Camp Ripley Annual Golf Tournament Makes Historic Shots
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 09/25/2013

Community Appreciation Heard Loud and Clear During Biennial Open House
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 09/23/2013

Camp Ripley Trains to Ensure Safety, Security and Awareness
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 09/20/2013

Bring out the Torsk!
Written by Spc. William Boecker, 09/14/2013

Regional Support Group welcomes new commander
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 09/07/2013

The 148th scores high in Readiness Inspection
Written by Public Affairs, 09/06/2013

Crossing the Line
Written by Sgt. Linsey Williams, 09/05/2013

Minnesota Cavalry Demonstrates Versatility as an Operational Force
Written by Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey, 08/23/2013

Camp Ripley Hosts Camps for Military Youth
Written by Staff Sgt. Travis Scott, 08/19/2013

The art of communication
Written by Spc. William Boecker, 08/15/2013

Single Soldier Strong Bonds is A-1
Written by Sgt. Linsey Williams, 08/15/2013

2013 Vibrant Response Exercise Builds Competent Ready Force
Written by SSgt Jennifer Rechtfertig, 08/14/2013

Youth Camp Serves Army and Air Guard Families
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 08/13/2013

Camp Ripley is training home to out-of-state Soldiers
Written by Sgt. Trisha Betz, 08/12/2013

Horizontal Engineers Make Safe Passage in Bagram
Written by Public Affairs, 08/09/2013

Together, Citizens, Soldiers and Airmen Solving Disasters
Written by Sgt. Linsey Williams, 08/08/2013

National Guard Soldier observes Ramadan during Annual Training
Written by Spc. William Boecker, 08/08/2013

Kids get a Taste of Service at Minnesota Guard Camp
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 08/07/2013

UAV unit ground proficiency ensures airborne success
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 08/02/2013

LAX-4-LIFE partnership teaches Lacrosse, leadership and life skills to Native American Youth
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 07/31/2013

Military spouse and volunteer receives national award
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 07/23/2013

Minnesota Guardsmen participate in 2013 Patriot Exercise
Written by Public Affairs, 07/19/2013

Litchfield community says goodbye as the 849th MAC prepares for Afghanistan
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 07/17/2013

Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General supports early childhood education
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 07/16/2013

Air Force Every Dollar Counts campaign inspires change
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 07/12/2013

Reset Year Complete
Written by Capt. John Hobot, 07/12/2013

Minnesota National Guard commemorates 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg
Written by Minnesota National Guard, 07/03/2013

Minnesota and Alabama meet again 150 years after Gettysburg
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 07/03/2013

34th Infantry Division Red Bulls promote Col. Corell to Deputy Command General
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 07/03/2013

Minnesota Engineers Conduct Bulldozer Training for Afghan Army
Written by Public Affairs, 06/26/2013

The Buzz About Sustainable Infrastructure
Written by SSgt Jennifer Rechtfertig, 06/24/2013

Minnesota Quick Reaction Force Trains as a Team and Serves as a Family
Written by Public Affairs, 06/14/2013

Minnesota aviator setting the conditions for success for his children
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 06/14/2013

Portraits of the Past Bestowed upon Generations to Come
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 06/07/2013

Little Falls native looks back on historic military career
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 06/07/2013

Aviation Brigade Soldiers help Honor Vets in hospice care
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 06/03/2013

A big day for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
Written by 1st Lt. Melanie Nelson, 05/20/2013

Camp Ripley opens new facility for unmanned aircraft
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 05/17/2013

Police Week observance: Service members who exemplify our state optimal force structure
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 05/15/2013

Operation Synergy empowers Service members toward personal growth
Written by Minnesota National Guard, 05/10/2013

Minnesota National Guard honored for Hispanic outreach efforts
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 05/09/2013

Minnesota Aviator Retires After Three Decades of Service
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 05/09/2013

Guard Member Aids Injured Police Officer, Subdues Attacker
Written by Public Affairs, 05/06/2013

Annual Road March Memorializes Bataan Death March
Written by Capt. John Hobot, 05/04/2013

Minnesota Guard Service members Recognized as Civil Servants of the Year
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 05/03/2013

Nothing is Insurmountable
Written by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens, 04/27/2013

Aspiring pilot gets first-hand look at military aviation
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 04/26/2013

Golf Tournament will support Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp
Written by Public Affairs, 04/22/2013

Point Your Compass to Maintain a Competent Ready Force
Written by SSgt Jennifer Rechtfertig, 04/18/2013

How Do You Measure Up?
Written by SSgt Jennifer Rechtfertig, 04/17/2013

Minnesota Service members Donate to Save Lives
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ben Houtkooper, 04/11/2013

Award winning JAG supports Service members on and off duty
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ashlee Lolkus, 04/05/2013

Deployed Aviators Recognize Caribou Coffee for Support
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 04/02/2013

Sexual assault victim advocates receive advanced training
Written by 1st Lt. Melanie Nelson, 04/01/2013

Lt. Tara Robertson - A Story of Service
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 03/27/2013

World Gains New Pope, Minnesota National Guard a New Priest
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 02/28/2013

Minnesotan, Norwegian Soldiers Celebrate 40 Years of Partnership
Written by Public Affairs, 02/28/2013

Maj. Gen. Nash Receives Prominent Norwegian Military Award
Written by Public Affairs, 02/27/2013

Cedar Street Armory Remodel Project Pushes Sustainable Infrastructure
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 02/25/2013

Yellow Ribbon Summits draw out the best
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 02/23/2013

Serving Our Troops Thanks Minnesotans serving in Norway
Written by Public Affairs, 02/22/2013

Norwegian Troop Exchange celebrates with 40th anniversary banquet
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 02/17/2013

Minnesota Guard Trains in Norwegian Winter
Written by Public Affairs, 02/17/2013

Winter Warrior Sled Dog Race
Written by Public Affairs, 02/17/2013

Gift of Norwegian stone as strong as friendship
Written by Public Affairs, 02/16/2013

Minnesota Guard Arrives, Trains in Norway
Written by Public Affairs, 02/15/2013

Aviation Brigade Strengthens Force with Chinook Upgrade
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 02/13/2013

Minnesota Soldiers compete for spot on Combatives Team
Written by Public Affairs, 02/11/2013

Guard Supports Minnesota State of the State
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ben Houtkooper, 02/08/2013

Guard the Field brings students and Vikings together
Written by , 02/01/2013

NYC, 9/11 Memorial and Onward to Afghanistan
Written by Public Affairs, 01/29/2013

New Enlisted Leadership Takes Over in Brainerd
Written by Capt. John Hobot, 01/25/2013

Minnesota Remembers the Holocaust
Written by SSgt Jennifer Rechtfertig, 01/15/2013

Red Bulls and partners train for upcoming Australian exercise
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 01/13/2013

Jordan Native and WWII Veteran Awarded Bronze Star Medal
Written by Public Affairs, 01/11/2013

Guard partners with first responders for disaster training
Written by Maj. Kristen Auge, 01/10/2013

Aviation Brigade Welcomes New Commander
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 01/07/2013

Lieder Promoted to Brigadier General
Written by SSgt Jennifer Rechtfertig, 01/04/2013

Oldest military branch celebrates 376th birthday
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 12/13/2012

Minnesota Soldier Receives Purple Heart
Written by Sgt. Trisha Betz, 12/08/2012

Charlie Company, 2-211th Welcomes New Sgt. Maj.
Written by Public Affairs, 12/07/2012

Minnesota National Guard adds piece to NASA puzzle
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 11/28/2012

Civil Support Team Opens Doors to First Responders
Written by Staff Sgt. Shaun Eineke, 11/27/2012

Red Bulls Visit Local Veterans Home for the Holidays
Written by , 11/18/2012

Sgt. Josh Brummond: A Veterans Employment Success
Written by Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch, 11/14/2012

Ritchie Boys Featured at Metro State
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 11/12/2012

Vikings honor the military and veterans
Written by , 11/11/2012

Veterans return home on Veterans Day
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 11/11/2012

Timberwolves Celebrate Military Appreciation Month
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 11/09/2012

Veterans reclaim memories of the hunt in Hugo
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 10/26/2012

55th Civil Support Team participates in multi-organization maritime response training
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 10/18/2012

Operational Success Through Resilience
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 10/10/2012

A Brush with Kindness
Written by Minnesota National Guard, 10/09/2012

Minnesota National Guard takes third Emmy
Written by Minnesota National Guard, 10/05/2012

Red Bull Assn. celebrates 65 years
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ashlee Lolkus, 10/05/2012

Brigade Special Troops Battalion holds NCO induction ceremony
Written by Public Affairs, 10/05/2012

Soldiers from 1st Brigade complete 90-day reintegration training
Written by Sgt. Trisha Betz, 10/04/2012

New Film Features Minnesota Guard
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 10/03/2012

Agribusiness Development Team returns from Afghanistan
Written by , 10/02/2012

New commander for New Ulm artillery battalion
Written by Public Affairs, 10/01/2012

Under Secretary of the Army speaks at 196th RCT Reunion
Written by , 09/28/2012

Aviation Brigade Soldiers give back
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ashlee Lolkus, 09/27/2012

Minnesota Soldiers Train for Afghanistan
Written by Public Affairs, 09/25/2012

Under Secretary of the Army visits Camp Ripley
Written by , 09/25/2012

Maj. Gen. Nash takes on Double Dog Dare
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 09/06/2012

Minnesota Lynx Military Appreciation Night 2012
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 08/31/2012

State Fair honors military veterans
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 08/28/2012

147th Finance Deploys to Afghanistan
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 08/25/2012

Decade of change transforms Red Bulls
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 08/25/2012

Senior military leader visits Minnesota Soldiers and Airmen
Written by , 08/18/2012

1-194 Armor Changes Command, Conducts Welcome Home Dinner
Written by Public Affairs, 08/18/2012

Zabul Agri-business Development Team assists in opening of slaughterhouse in Afghanistan
Written by 1st Lt. Davin Fischer, 08/12/2012

New leadership at 1st Brigade
Written by Public Affairs, 08/11/2012

257th MP continues to excel in Afghanistan
Written by Public Affairs, 08/04/2012

Volunteers make a difference at Youth Camp
Written by , 08/04/2012

Jacobs reaches career milestone of 10,000 military flight hours
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 07/31/2012

Team MN Places Sixth at All-Army Combatives Tournament
Written by Public Affairs, 07/28/2012

National Guard supports Native American youth at lacrosse camp
Written by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 07/27/2012

Minnesota Trains for Disasters
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 07/26/2012

Minnesota Guard Youth Camps off to great start
Written by , 07/23/2012

Strong Bonds Strengthens Relationships of Service members
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 07/21/2012

St Cloud MEDEVAC company lifts off for Afghanistan
Written by , 07/20/2012

Memorial dedicated to fallen 34th MP Soldiers
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 07/14/2012

Vet Career Fair big part of Daytons Hire A Veteran month
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 07/11/2012

New Tricks for Devil Dogs
Written by Public Affairs, 07/01/2012

Twins show appreciation for Armed Forces with annual game celebration
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 07/01/2012

Guard Hazardous Materials team trains with Fire Department
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 06/28/2012

Leaders gather to support Veteran Employment
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 06/26/2012

Women Vets honored at golf tournament
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 06/18/2012

Governor proclaims June 18 as Minnesota Women Veterans Day
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 06/18/2012

Minnesota National Guard Officer with Stage IV cancer sings Tell My Father with son
Written by Public Affairs, 06/14/2012

Regional Support Group trains as Forward Operating Base
Written by Public Affairs, 06/11/2012

Afghan Vet is new Red Bull Command Sgt. Maj.
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 06/09/2012

Aviation Brigade, Habitat for Humanity support community
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ashlee Lolkus, 06/08/2012

Faribault proclaimed Yellow Ribbon City
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 06/01/2012

Minnesota Employment Initiative video
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 05/31/2012

Female competitor trains for All Army combatives tournament
Written by Public Affairs, 05/29/2012

Minnesota Guard Trains with Croatian Partners to Mentor Afghans
Written by Public Affairs, 05/24/2012

257th MPs prepare for deployment to Afghanistan
Written by Public Affairs, 05/23/2012

Minnesota Adjutant General meets with Croatian Military Leaders
Written by , 05/18/2012

Minnesota Soldiers train with partners in Croatia
Written by , 05/16/2012

Warrant Officers provide stable unit foundation
Written by Public Affairs, 05/16/2012

Importance of Yellow Ribbon Networks
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 05/11/2012

Successful demobilization rounds out Red Bull deployment
Written by Public Affairs, 05/08/2012

Cyber Security, Response and Emergency Preparedness
Written by Public Affairs, 05/07/2012

Mission Accomplished: Return of the 1st Brigade Combat Team
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 05/06/2012

Officer and Enlisted Conferences highlight past and secure future of Minnesota Guard
Written by , 04/28/2012

Kids at work today share lots at school tomorrow
Written by Public Affairs, 04/26/2012

Afghan training mission returns to Minnesota
Written by , 04/17/2012

Under overcast skies, a bright day for returning Minnesota Soldiers and families
Written by Public Affairs, 04/15/2012

Minnesota Guard Soldiers and NCOs compete for annual title
Written by , 04/15/2012

Increase in sexual assault reports a positive sign
Written by Public Affairs, 04/01/2012

Military supportive communities proclaimed Yellow Ribbon
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 03/30/2012

Sixth mentor teams leaves for Afghanistan
Written by Public Affairs, 03/23/2012

Minnesota Dominates Guard Combatives Tournament
Written by Public Affairs, 03/18/2012

First Lady Lauds Minnesota's Military Family Support
Written by Public Affairs, 03/16/2012

Employment Resource Team prepped returning Soldiers in Kuwait
Written by 1st Lt. Melanie Nelson, 03/13/2012

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon hosts Family Reintegration Academies
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 03/10/2012

Dinner with family: One simple reason Serving Our Troops brings families together
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 02/25/2012

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Rendezvous
Written by Maj. John Donovan, 02/24/2012

Afghan partners take lead role in Zabul province veterinary seminar
Written by 1st Lt. Davin Fischer, 02/24/2012

Minnesota military wives meet Army Wivesť
Written by 1st Lt. Melanie Nelson, 02/24/2012

39th Annual Norwegian Exchange: More than just Training
Written by Public Affairs, 02/14/2012

2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast
Written by Staff Sgt. John Angelo, 01/16/2012

Minnesota Army wives win trip to Army Wives studio
Written by Public Affairs, 01/11/2012

Serving Our Troops serves more than 5,500 steaks to Soldiers and their families
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 07/12/2011

Lt. Col. Thingvold Takes Command of 2-147 Assault Helicopter Battalion
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 08/12/2006

Guard supports the State of the State
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 02/15/2012

Minnesota Military Catholic Chaplain rises to Lt. Col.

Written by Sgt. John Angelo, 02/13/2012


Guard hosts legislative and media open house
Written by Sgt. John Angelo, 02/09/2012


Timberwolves honor military heroes
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 02/04/2012

Red Bulls participate in Japan's high profile Yama Sakura exercise
Story by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 2/1/2012

Red Bulls enjoy cultural exchange with Japanese families
Story by Master Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 1/28/2012

Yama Sakura 61: Cultural Activities Offer U.S. Military Personnel a Unique Experience in Japan
Story by Army Staff Sgt. Fredrick Varney, 1/24/2012

Minnesota Army wives win trip to Army Wives studio

Written by Sgt. Patrick Loch, 1/11/2012

Veterans: New and old generations thank each other for service to their country
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 12/22/2011

Taking the Plight of Homeless Veterans as His Own
Written by Staff Sgt. Eric Jungels, 12/22/2011

Minnesota National Guard ends mission in Iraq
Written by Public Affairs, 12/18/2011

Kallberg assumes responsibility as first female Senior Enlisted Advisor
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 12/3/2011

Red Bull aviators depart for Kuwait
Written by Master Sgt. Richard Kemp, 11/27/2011

Two Minnesota Yellow Ribbon communities receive Sea of Goodwill award
Written by Sgt. Dajon Ferrell, 11/22/2011

Military honored at Vikings game
Written by Master Sgt. Richard Kemp, 11/20/2011

Transportation Company newest addition to Minnesota National Guard
Written by Sgt. Johnny Angelo,
11/19/2011

Air Traffic Controllers welcome new commander
Written by Spc. Dave Huhner,
11/20/2011

Gerdes promoted to brigadier general
Written by Staff Sgt. Eric Jungels,
11/19/2011

Civil Support Team trains with first responders
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp,
11/17/2011

Youth Camps receive a nice bonus
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp,
10/26/2011

Red Bulls Standby for National Emergencies
Written by Sgt. John Angelo,
10/24/2011

Chinook flight engineers fly "All Night Long"
Written by Spc. Darriel Swatts,
10/24/2011

Gold Star Retreat
Written by 2nd Lt. Melanie Nelson,
10/16/2011

Coalition instructors videotape training at Afghanistan Urban Terrain site
Written by Master Sgt. Paul Hughes,
10/15/2011

Red Bull units are stronger together
Written by Staff Sgt. Eric Jungels,
10/14/2011

Humble leader is promoted to Major General
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp,
10/1/2011

Lt. Col. Hanson takes over Regional Support Group
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp,
10/1/2011

Minnesota Guard sends Agribusiness Development Team to Afghanistan
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp,
9/30/2011

State Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Mills Retires
Written by Sgt. John Angelo,
9/30/2011

NCO Journal visits 34th Red Bull Infantry Division
Written by Sgt John Angelo,
9/27/2011

3M receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
Written by Monique Weiss,
9/22/2011

Minnesota National Guard battles Pagami Creek wildfire
Written by Staff Sgt. Ben Houtkooper,
9/20/2011

Old military ranges and defense sites tested for munitions
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer,
9/16/2011

Minn. guardsmen donate school supplies, change lives
Written by Tech. Sgt. Mike Andriacco,
9/12/2011

Minnesota Guard's Agribusiness Development Team briefs media and agricultural community on deployment
Written by 2nd Lt. Davin Fischer,
9/11/2011

FOX Sports North honors military and family on tenth anniversary of 9/11
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer,
9/11/2011

Minnesota State Fair honors U.S. Service members
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer,
8/30/2011

Women Veterans Group Changes a Paradigm
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer,
8/28/2011

Army aviator's career transitions with ceremonial last flight
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer,
8/23/2011

Minnesota National Guard joins the Nation in observing American Indian Heritage Month
Written by Sgt. Dajon Farrell,
8/20/2011

Austin Soldiers deploy to Kuwait
Written by Minnesota National Guard,
8/18/2011

Finance Soldiers give back to fellow Veterans
Written by Sgt. Stacey Mosher,
8/14/2011

Minnesota Wild, Minnesota Guard celebrate partnership
Written by Minnesota National Guard,
8/11/2011

Three cheers and two stars for Red Bull Commander
Written by Sgt. John Angelo,
8/7/2011

Purple camps support military youth and families
Written by Sgt. John Angelo,
8/3/2011

North Dakota Adjutant General notes flood progress, thanks Minnesota National Guard
Story and photos Master Sgt. Marvin Baker,
7/28/2011

Minnesota chaplain provides popular night-time ministry
Story and photos Master Sgt. Marvin Baker,
7/26/2011

Minnesota Guard combatives team excels at Army-wide championship
Written by Capt. Joachim G. Eitenmiller,
7/23/2011

Marksmanship tournament attracts best shooters in Minnesota National Guard

Written by Staff Sgt. Albert H. Schneider, 7/17/2011

Minnesota Guard engineers clean up Minot after flood

Story and photos Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 7/17/2011

Minnesota Guard artillery Soldiers secure Minot during flood operations

Story and photos Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 7/17/2011


Minnesota Twins celebrate our Heroes at 8th Annual Military Appreciation Day
Written by Sgt.Johnny Angelo, 7/13/11


‘Serving Our Troops’ serves more than 5,500 steaks to Soldiers and their families
Story and photos by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 7/12/2011


Relief from the East
Written by Spc. Cassie Simonton, 7/11/11


Minnesota National Guard Marksmanship Team Right on Target

Story By Staff Sgt. Al Scheinder, A Company, 2-135, 34th Infantry Division, 7/10/11


Minnesota National Guard partners with Croatia to mentor Afghan Soldiers

Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 7/07/11

Military families enjoy morning of fishing on Lake Minnetonka
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 6/24/11


Mental Wellness a top priority for Minnesota Guard's Aviation Brigade
Written by Sgt Nicholas Olson, 6/27/11

Strengthening a pragmatic, advantageous partnership
Story and photos by SSgt. Eric Jungels, 6/17/11

Aviation Soldiers break from training to support disabled children
Written by Sgt 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 6/15/11

A partnership worth building- Minnesota Guard and Croatian Army build classroom in Croatia
Story and photos by SSgt. Eric Jungels, 6/15/11

U of M student journalist questions Red Bull commander on diversity
Story and photos by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 6/12/11

834th Aviation Support Battalion vehicle recovery section trains to success
Story and photos by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 6/8/11

2-136 Soldiers train in Croatia
Written by U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs, 6/15/11

Youth Camp registration for 2011 Camps
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 6/8/11

55th CST Change of Command
Written by Sgt. Johnny Angelo, 6/3/11

Armory becomes home to displaced residents after tornado

Written by Sgt. Johnny Angelo, 5/23/11

Charlie Med trains for Afghanistan at Ft Hood
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Gail Braymen, 5/20/11

Train like you fight; Vigilant Guard scenarios prepare participants for the worst
Written by Sgt. Johnny Angelo, 5/17/11

Minnesota National Guard participates in Governor's Fishing Opener
Written by Sgt. Carinda Horton, 5/14/11

Training for the Test: Soldiers compete in Region IV Best Warrior Competition
Written by Spc. Cassandra Monroe , 5/13/11

Employers get a lift
Written by Sgt. Patrick Loch, 5/10/11

After 41 years of service Maj Gen Trost retires
Written by 1st Lt. Toole, 5/7/11

Roseville area cities kick off Yellow Ribbon programs
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Melanie Nelson, 5/5/11

Best Buy Receives Highest Minnesota Military Support Award
Written by Chris Campbell, 5/4/11

Minnesota OMLT Assists in Afghan National Police Training and Evaluation
Written by Capt. David Hintgen, 5/1/11

OMLT 4 Plays Part in Afghan Spring Offensive
Written by Capt. Eric James, 5/1/11

Minnesota National Guard Soldiers selected to marathon team
Written by Officer Candidate Trista LaFontaine, 5/1/11

Brig. Gen. Kelly retires after 31 years with Minnesota National Guard
Written by Master Sgt. Rick Kemp, 4/29/11

Yellow Ribbon Volunteer recognized at Twins game
Written by Sgt. Patrick Lock, 4/28/11

Minnesota Guard MEDEVAC deploys to Afghanistan
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 4/22/11

Saint Cloud State Recognizes Big Lake Soldier
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 4/21/11

Air Force Junior ROTC gets taste of Army Life
Written by Sgt. Johnny Angelo, 4/20/11

Minnesota Guard awarded for Excellence in Sexual Assault Response
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 4/15/11

Minnesota National Guard Soldiers to train, coach and mentor Afghan Soldiers
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 4/15/11

Oslo Becomes An Island, Again
Written by Tech. Sgt. Brett Ewald, 4/15/11

The Defense of Oslo
Written by Maj. John Donovan, 4/14/11

Story of the Story
Written by Sgt. Brett Ewald, 4/13/11

Minnesota Guard Quick Reaction Force Responds in Moorhead
Written by Maj. John Donovan and Tech. Sgt. Brett Ewald, 4/13/11

Deploying Soldier saves neighbors from house fire
Written by Sgt 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 4/13/11

Minnesota Guard communications platform responds to Red River floods
Written by Sgt Eric Jungels, 4/10/11

Dayton visits Moorhead to view flood preparations and visit with local officials
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 4/9/11

Bataan Death March survivor honored in Twins home opener
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 4/8/11

Soldiers support Red River flood response
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 4/8/11

Guard and Reserve honors supportive employers
Written by Senior Master Sgt. Mark Moss, 4/5/11

Twenty-two Military Intelligence Soldiers deploy to Afghanistan
Written by Sgt. Johnny Angelo, 3/30/11

Winds of Change awarded to State Chaplain
Written by Sgt. Johnny Angelo, 3/29/11

Rep. Walz speaks to Minnesota National Guard officers
Written by Maj. John Donovan, 3/26/11

106th National Guard Association of Minnesota Conference
Written by Maj. John Donovan, 3/26/11

Three Red Bull Chaplains share their experiences
Written by Sgt. Johnny Angelo, 3/25/11

Minnesota dominates National Guard Combatives Tournament
Written by Alexandra Hemmerly-Brown, 3/21/11

It's Austere Here: Revisited
Written by TF Red Bulls PAO and MNNG PAO, 3/17/11

Minnesota National Guard honors top Airmen
Written by Staff Sgt.Jamie VanMeter, 3/6/11

Soldiers battle bitter cold during Canadian winter combat exercise
Written by Sgt. Eric Jungels, 3/5/11

Sheriff Soldier trains Guard MPs at new jail
Written by Sgt. Eric Jungels, 3/5/11

Minnesota National Guard partners with community for flood planning
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 2/25/11

Minnesota National Guard partners with the Wild
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 2/22/11

Norwegian Exchange brings relatives together
Written by Pfc. Trisha Betz, 2/18/11

Minnesota National Guard Soldiers return from Afghan advisory mission
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 2/17/11

Minnesota Guard trains in bitter Norwegian cold
Written by Spc. Trisha Betz, 2/15/11

Foam Floods Army Aviation Facility
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 2/11/11

Minnesota Guard deploys to support Iraq drawdown
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 2/1/11

34th I.D. plans for Austere Challenge 11 in Germany
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 2/1/11

Minn. Guard, Croatian and Afghan partners deliver supplies to orphanage
Written by Joseph G. Christenson, 1/14/11

Minnesota Adjutant General visits Brainerd Officials
Written by Maj. Paul Rickert, 1/14/11

Minnesota National Guard highlights 2010 accomplishments and 2011 objectives
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 1/12/11

Minnesota Guard assists in Governor Dayton's Inauguration Ceremony
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 1/3/11

Minnesota analyst receives Army scholarship
Written by Sgt. Johnny Angelo, 1/3/11

Aviation Soldiers host Salvation Army Toy Shop
Written by Sgt 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 12/23/10

Minnesota Soldier named Equal Opportunity Advisor of the Year
Written by 1st Lt. Jeffrey Gruidl, 12/16/10

National Guard Chinook company deploys to Iraq
Written by MNNG PAO, 11/25/10

Timberwolves gift Soldier with $53k wedding
Written by Sgt. Nicholas Olson, 11/24/10

Minnesota Soldiers help Afghan children
Written by Capt. Marc Rassier, 11/22/10

Minnesota Timberwolves salute military heroes
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 11/11/10

Minnesota Vikings Salute to the Military
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 11/7/10

Pawlenty at Camp Ripley Deer Hunt one last time
Written by Sgt. Tim Krouth, 11/5/10

Maj. Gen. Rick Nash becomes Minnesota's 30th Adjutant General
Written by MNNG PAO, 11/1/10

Guard and Pro Athletes fly to schools during counterdrug Red Ribbon Week
Written by MNNG PAO, 10/23/10

Maj. Gen. Larry Shellito retires
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 10/23/10

Mentor team deploys with Croatians to Afghanistan
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 10/22/10

Collaboration saved Minnesota fighter wing, McKinley says
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 10/21/10

The Minnesota Naval Militia
Written by Command Historian, 10/13/10

Minnesota Guard takes 4th at All Army Combatives Tournament
Written by Capt. Joachim Eitenmiller, 10/3/10

Elicerio takes command of Red Bulls
Written by Sgt. Johnny Angelo, 10/2/10

Senior enlisted leaders gather at Camp Ripley
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 9/25/10

Minnesota National Guard assists Afghan election
Written by Tech. Sgt. Casey Martin, 9/22/10

Minnesota Guard hosts national Honor Guard competition
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 9/23/10

Thirty organizations earned Yellow Ribbon status at Summit
Written by Spc. Miles Eakins, 9/22/10

Home state training shortens deployments
Written by Spc. Johnny Angelo, 9/21/10

Transportation Company welcomed home with award
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 9/19/10

Veterans Outpatient clinic named in honor of Max J. Beilke
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 9/11/10

Red Bull print a gift to the Twins
Written by Spc. Johnny Angelo, 9/8/10

Equal Opportunity Workshop, The work is whats important
Written by Capt. Randy Belden, 9/3/10

Minnesota National Guard announces upcoming deployment of eighty Soldiers
Written by Minn. National Guard Public Affairs, 9/2/10

Leaders visit Veterans Rest Camp
Written by Staff Sgt. Ben Houtkooper, 9/1/10

Governor hosts Veterans Entrepreneur Seminars
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 8/31/10

Faribault Armed Forces Reserve Center opens to the community
Written by Sgt. Eric Jungels, 8/29/10

Special Troops Battalion Change of Command
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 8/29/10

DIVARTY Remembered
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 8/26/10

133rd Airlift Wing trains Kazakhstan airmen
Written by Spc. Johnny Angelo, 8/24/10

Graduation ceremony for Minnesota National Guard Officer Candidates
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 8/22/10

Finance Soldiers partner with Habitat for Humanity
Written by Spc. Stacey Mosher, 8/21/10

1/34th BSTB Receives Commendation
Written by Pfc. Trisha Betz, 8/15/10

Red Bulls prepare for next deployment
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy, 8/6/10

1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery reintegrates
Written by 1st Lt. Kenneth Toole, 8/6/10

1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery Change of Command
Written by 1st Lt. Kenneth Toole, 8/6/10

Soldier brothers raise Flag at Twins game
Written by Sgt. Caleb Oberg, 7/31/10

Youth Camp reaches milestone
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 7/24/10

Movie featuring Minnesota National Guard films in Mankato
Written by Spc. Johnny Angelo, 7/24/10

Charity keeps military kids playing hockey
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 7/24/10

Family unites at Youth Camp
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 7/23/10

Aviators are Minnesota Guard Quick Reaction Force
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 7/22/10

British Soldier experiences Minnesota Guard
Written by Sgt. Nicholas Olson, 7/22/10

Governor Tim Pawlenty meets troops in Iraq
Written by Gov. Pawlenty's office, 7/21/10

Aviation Brigade treated to full cuisine
Written by Sgt. Nicholas Olson, 7/20/10

Minnesota Soldiers assist on Gulf Shore
Written by Public Affairs, 7/19/10

Soldier gives more than life for country
Written by Sgt. Eric Jungels, 7/18/10 133rd Airlift Wing Airmen return from Afghanistan
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 7/16/10

Aviation Brigade Soldiers give back to community in Brainerd
Written by Sgt. Nicholas Olson, 7/14/10

Airmen return from Afghanistan
Written by Capt. Ann Todd, 7/11/10

Minnesota Twins Military Appreciation Day
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 7/03/10

204th Area Support Medical Company returns from Iraq
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 6/28/10

Finance Soldiers train with Active Duty Counterparts in Italy
Written by Spc. Stacey Mosher, 6/26/10

Lt. Col. Wiens assumes command of the Bearcats
Written by 1st Lt. Michael Obach, 6/25/10

Military families enjoy fishing experience
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 6/25/10

Airmen save Soldiers life outside gym
Written by Staff Sgt. Sanjay Allen, 6/23/10

A Walk to Remember: Iraqi interpreter's dream comes true in Minnesota
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 6/20/10

347 RSG recognized nationally for supply excellence
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 6/19/10

Guard on patrol after deadly tornados
Written by Staff Sgt. Ben Houtkooper, 6/18/10

Health, Well Being, and Readiness
Written by Spc. Paul Reese, 6/16/10

This is a Wonderful Army of the People
Written by MNNG Public Affairs, 6/14/10

84th Troop Command changes commanders
Written by Staff Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 6/13/10

Red Bulls praise God for Fort Snelling Chapel's support
Written by Sgt. Eric Jungels, 6/13/10

Guard Division Leaders Gather to Face Challenges at Home, Overseas
Written by LTC Richard Goldenberg, 6/9/10

114th Transportation Company returns from Afghanistan
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 6/9/10

Governor Pawlenty and Minnesota Employers recognized by Guard and Reserve Members
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 6/7/10

Earthpigs dedicated to unit
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 6/5/10

Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General Larry Shellito Announces Retirement
6/3/10

Minnesota National Guard Soldiers return from Afghanistan
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 6/3/10

New Commander for the 682nd Engineer Battalion
Written by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole, 5/27/10

U of M ROTC honors its leaders
Written by Spc. J. Princeville Lawrence, 5/22/10

Military Women- from Boot Camp to Veteran
Written by Staff Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 5/22/10

Afghan National Army Soldiers Enhance OMLT Training at JMRC
Written by SFC Tyrone Walker, 5/12/10

National Guardsmen link up with Multinationals
Written by SFC Tyrone Walker, 5/12/10

Guard Exchange with Croatia capped by demos for VIPs
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 5/7/10

ACOE outlines Minnesota Guard's accomplishments
Written by Master Sgt. Mike Smith, 5/4/10

Minnesota Guard trains with Croatian partners
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 5/4/10

114th Transportation Company honors Spc. Cauley with memorial run
Written by 1st Lt. Charles Stephenson and Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 5/1/10

Bataan Memorial March
Written by Spc. Nickolus Holmgard, 5/1/10

Chief Arne's last flight marks passing of an era
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 4/23/10

Minnesota Guard develops bond with Croatians in Afghanistan
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Michael Turnipseed, 4/19/10

Saint Paul Police honor Guard partners
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 4/21/10

Minnesota Guard performs community service
Written by Spc. Thao Pha and Spc. Stacey Mosher, 4/18/10

Survivor of rocket attack in Iraq raises flag for first Twins game
Written by Spc. J. Princeville Lawrence, 4/14/10

Arden Hills breaks ground
Written by Sgt. Dajon N. Schafer, 4/13/10

Outstanding Airmen receive state awards
Written by Spc. Alicia Phillips, 4/11/10

Minnesota welcomes 34th Inf. Div. home
Written by Spc. J. Princeville Lawrence, 4/10/10

Minnesota Guard mentors promoted in Afghanistan
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Michael Turnipseed, 4/1/10

Anoka's Artillery Soldiers back from Iraq
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 3/31/10

Minnesota Guard ranks high in combatives tournament
Written by Sgt. Maj. Tony Padilla, 3/28/10

151st Field Artillery almost home
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 3/27/10

Flood Fight 2010 in Oslo
Written by Tech. Sgt. Brett. R. Ewald, 3/22/10

Dike and Pump Patrols in Georgetown
Written by Tech. Sgt. Brett. R. Ewald, 3/21/10

Remote Communications Platform
Written by 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 3/20/10

TOC keeps flood fighters functional

Written by Spc. J. Princeville Lawrence, 3/18/10

Guard Aviators return from Afghanistan

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 3/12/10

'Red Bull' commander speaks to Minnesota business leaders
Written by Master Sgt. Rich Kemp, 3/10/10

Red Bulls begin reintegration
Written by Capt. Kristin Augé, 3/6/10

Project Compassion comes to St. Paul
Written by Spc. Alicia Phillips, 3/1/10

Mentor team deploys with Croatians to Afghanistan
Written by Spc. Thomas Keeler, 3/1/10

Red Bulls enjoying the slopes!
Written by Cpt. Kristin Augé, 2/28/10

2010 Norwegian Exchange Program comes to a close
Written by Spc. Alicia Phillips, 2/22/10

Norwegian Home Guard officers visit St. Olaf College
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 2/19/10

Minnesota Guard provides local training with a global impact
Written by Spc. Alicia Phillips, 2/17/10

The Youth of the Norwegian Home Guard
Written by Spc. Alicia Phillips, 2/15/10

State Government recognizes Guard
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 2/12/10

Fourth and final wave of Red Bull Soldiers returns to Minnesota
Written by Spc. Thomas Keeler, 2/9/10

Another group of 34 ID find their way home
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, Sgt. Dajon Schafer and Spc. Thomas Keeler, 2/5/10

Second wave of 34ID Soldiers return to Minn.
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause and Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 1/31/10

11th Annual Government on Display Expo
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 1/30/10

Minnesota Guard participates in St. Paul Winter Carnival Torchlight Parade
Written by Staff Sgt. Lynette R. Hoke, 1/30/10

2009 Year in Review- 148th Fighter Wing
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 1/29/10

Soldiers and Airmen volunteer at local school
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 1/27/10

Minnesota 34th Infantry Division Soldiers return to Minnesota
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 1/25/10

Minnesota National Guard celebrates Dr. King at MLK Breakfast
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 1/18/10

Deployed Minn. Soldiers return with Wisc. unit
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 1/12/10

Silver Star NCO receives direct commission
Written by Spc. Miles Eakins, 1/10/10

Sen. Franken Receives Long Awaited Gopher Pole

Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 1/7/10

Military friendly organizations proclaimed Yellow Ribbon
Written by Spc. Miles Eakins,1/5/10

Soldier spouses reenlist in Kuwait

Written by Master Sgt. David Largent, 12/30/09

Soldier on leave from Iraq pays tribute to son's gift of life

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 12/23/09

Toy Shop brings holiday cheer to Minn. communities

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 12/21/09

Minnesota Wild Army National Guard Night

Written by Spc. Alicia Phillips, 12/15/09

Inside Burnzie's Battalion

Written by Spc. Alicia Phillips, 12/15/09

Mother accepts diploma for deployed Minnesota Soldier

Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 12/15/09

Maj Moe Masters Homeland Security

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 12/13/09

Duluth Guardsmen inundated with gifts

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 12/10/09

Pearl Harbor survivors honor fallen

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 12/8/09

Congress supports Minnesota National Guard at home and abroad

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 12/2/09

Paralyzed Veterans of America urges businesses to employ veterans

Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 12/1/09

Nordic Americans benefit Minn. Military Family Foundation

Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 11/24/09

Minn. sports teams show appreciation for military

Written by Spc. Alicia Phillips, 11/20/09

834th ASB receives new leadership

Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 11/15/09

A Co. 834th ASB trains for QRF certification

Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 11/14/09

Canadian seasoning

Written by Spc. Thomas Keeler, 11/13/09

Minnesota Guard unit raises money while deployed to Kuwait

Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 11/11/09

OMLT returns home

Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 11/5/09

MND-S commander updates CENTCOM commander
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 11/5/09

MN Team Cross-trains with Croatian Team for Afghanistan
Written by Spc. Miles Eakins, 10/16/09

Women Veterans of Minnesota
Written by Staff Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 10/11/09

HSC 834th ASB Soldiers Participate In Twin Cities Marathon
Written by Spc. Miles Eakins, 10/04/09

1-125th FA Change Of Command
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 10/03/09

34th CAB Welcomes a New Commander
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 10/03/09

Woodbury Residents Work Toward Becoming Yellow Ribbon City
Written by Officer Candidate Melanie Nelson, 10/01/09

Minnesota Guard relies on MRAPs for Convoy Escort Mission
Written by Master Sgt. Largent, 09/28/09

Minnesota National Guard wins second Emmy Award
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 9/26/09

License Plates for Gold Star Families
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 9/22/09

834th ASB receives MUC
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 9/20/09

Minnesota National Guard team takes first at Army National Guard Honor Guard competition
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 9/17/09

Adjutant General presents Minnesota Twins with Flag
Written by Spc. Miles Eakins, 9/16/09

Col. Brock Flies Off For Retirement
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 9/15/09

148th Fighter Wing Deploys 90 Airmen

Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 9/12/09

President Obama visits Minnesota
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 9/12/09

Minn. Air Guard Col. Johnson promoted to Brig. Gen.
Written by Spc. Miles Eakins, 9/8/09

MN Guard deploys to Afghanistan with Croatian partners
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 8/21/09

Minnesota National Guard Aviation Support Facility #2 holds Open House
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 8/14/09

EANGUS 38th Annual Conference Held In Rochester
Written by Spc. Miles Eakins, B Co., 2-135 Infantry , 8/12/09

Units say 'aloha' in transfer of authority ceremony
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 8/10/09

Guardsmen assist in search for Staples man
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 8/7/09

Betty Strohfus: A Tale of Love at First Flight
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 8/5/09

Minnesota National Guardsmen Train for the Worst
Written by Sgt. Jodi Krause, 8/5/09

148th Receives the Raytheon Trophy
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 8/3/09

C Company, 2-211th Returns Home
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 7/27/09

Three Minnesota National Guard Soldiers killed in Iraq
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 7/17/09

Cub Foods signs Statement of Support for National Guard and Reserve
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer, 7/17/09

347th Regional Support Group, Golden Coyote 2009
Written by SPC Beth Kocian, 7/9/09

Annual Training for 851st expands Disabled Veterans Rest Camp
Written by Spc. Thomas Keeler, 6/26/09

Another deployment begins for busy guard family
Written by Spc. Thomas Keeler, 6/19/09

Two Communities Bid Farewell to 114th Transportation Company
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 6/15/09

A Day for Honoring Vietnam-era Veterans
Written by Spc. Brian Jesness, 6/14/09

34th Military Police Company Begins Mission
Written by Spc. Darryl L. Montgomery, 5/26/09

Return of the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 5/12/09

257th Military Police Company brings Army Valorous Unit Award to Minnesota for the first time
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 5/9/09

Meritorious Unit Commendation Award presented to 1-125 FA
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 5/3/09

The new Martin J. Skoglund Environmental Classroom
by Camp Ripley Public Affairs, 5/1/09

Minnesota Guard Soldiers Thanked for Flood Assistance
Written by Spc. Joshua Dodds and Senior Master Sgt. Ralph Kapustka, 4/25/09

114th Transportation Company 'On The Road' to Deploy
Written by Sgt. Dajon N. Schafer, 4/23/09

The 2009 Minnesota Army National Guard Soldier and NCO of the Year
Written by Master Sgt. Tim Peterson, 4/20/09

Minnesota Guard Assists at Lake LaMoure, N.D., with Emergency Operations
Written by TSgt Brett R. Ewald, 4/17/09

Towns in Northern Minnesota still struggling in Flood Fight 2009
Written by Officer Candidate Davin Fischer, 4/2/09

Battalion Prepares to Deploy
Written by Spc. Thomas Keeler , 4/2/09

Governor Pawlenty visits Soldiers during Flood Fight 2009
Written by Officer Candidate Davin Fischer, 3/30/09

National Guard Breaking the Ice
Written by Master Sgt. Jason Rolfe, 3/28/09

National Guard is Keeping Watch - Flood Fight 2009
Written by Master Sgt. Jason Rolfe, 3/28/09

Guard Members and Volunteers Battle Rising Red River Together
Written by Staff Sgt. Jon Soucy, 3/27/09

Guard stays flexible, continues to support flood effort
Written by Staff Sgt. Jon Soucy, 3/27/09

The JCP, critical to the fight
Written by Master Sgt. Timothy Peterson and Spc. Thomas Keeler, 3/27/09

Guard Assists in Flood Efforts
Written by Spc. Thomas Keeler, 3/25/09

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks the Opening of Army Aviation Support Facility #2
Written by SGT Dajon Schafer, 3/18/09

Minnesota Guardsmen Train in Norway for the 36th Year
Written by SGT Darryl Sanford, 2/23/09

Croatian and U.S. Soldiers Hold Joint Exercise in Gasinci
Written by www.Hina.com, 2/26/09

Minnesota Guardsmen Participate in 36th Annual Troop Reciprocal Exchange
Written by SGT Dajon Schafer, 2/20/09

Minnesota Soldiers train with Croatian Army
Written by SGT Dajon Schafer, 2/20/09

All American by day, Norwegian by Night
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 2/17/09

34th Infantry Division departs Minnesota
Written by SGT Dajon Schafer, 2/13/09

Minnesota Soldiers to join Croatian armed forces in Afghanistan
Written by Spc. Tom Keeler, 1/22/09

560 Minnesota Guard Soldiers deploying to Iraq
Media Advisory, 1/21/09

Governor Pawlenty recognizes Minnesota Soldier at State of State address
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 1/15/09

Minnesota Vikings Salute America
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 11/9/08

Vietnam veterans honored at Fort Snelling Cemetery
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 11/8/08

Minnesota recognizes recruiters for excellence
Written by Sgt. Dajon Schafer, 11/6/08

Soldiers and Airmen cast 2008 absentee ballots
Written by Pfc. Stephanie Cassinos, 11/4/08

A visit from U.S. Northern command
Written by Pfc. Stephanie Cassinos, 10/23/08

Soldiers recieve Combat Action Badge
Written by Spc. Justin Adelmann, 10/20/08

New Commander at 147th Personnel Service Detachment
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 10/19/08

851st Vertical Engineer Company honored at Freedom Salute
Written by Sgt. Daryl Sandford, 10/15/08

Guard Employers Train as Soldiers
Written by Sgt. Daryl Sandford, 10/4/08

New towers aid base ground, air communication; keep Airmen safe
Written by Airman 1st Class Jessica Lockoski, 9/26/08

Minnesota Soldiers prepare Canadian Airmen for upcoming deployment
Written by Pfc.Stephanie Cassinos, 9/26/08

Helicopter unit celebrates return to Minnesota
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Rich Kemp, 9/24/08

Governor declares ESGR Week
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Rich Kemp, 9/15/08

Marines and Sailors poised to assist at RNC
Written by Cpl. Leslie Palmer, 9/03/08

U.S. Coast Guard pulls out all stops to secure St. Paul Riverfront
Written by Maj. Michael Wunn, 9/03/08

Freeing Up Firefighters during the RNC
Written by Pfc. Stephanie Cassinos, 9/02/08

Task Force Aviation: Flying High Over the Twin Cities
Written by Pvt. Cassandra Monroe, 9/02/08

RNC Marks Housewarming for Wounded Warrior
Written by Pfc. Stephanie Cassinos, 9/01/08

Minnesota National Guard Soldiers assist St. Paul Police in quelling demonstrators
Written by Pvt. Cassandra Monroe, 9/01/08

Joint Task Force-Republican National Convention: Up and Running
Written by Pvt. Cassandra Monroe, 8/31/08

New "Top" in Rosemount
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 8/09/08

Deployment ceremony held for C Company (Air Ambulance) in St. Paul
Written by Master Sgt. Edwin Holt, 8/04/08

Aviation Battalion back home
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 7/25/08

2-147 Aviation Regiment arrives at Volk Field
Written by Pfc. Stephanie M. Cassinos, 7/21/08

Dust Devils complete combat tour
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Chris Seaton, 7/19/08

2-135th Infantry returns from Kosovo
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 7/10/08

Vertical Engineer Company returns
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 7/7/08

2-135 Soldiers back from peacekeeping mission in Kosovo
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 7/6/08

Camp Ripley welcomes 2008 Army Soldier Show to Soldier and Familiy Appreciation Day
Written by Pfc. Stephanie M. Cassinos, 6/17/08

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans hosts fundraising event
Written by Pfc. Stephanie M. Cassinos, 6/17/08

347th PSD Chalk 2 returns
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 6/17/08

Memorial dedicated to fallen Soldiers of the 1/34 BCT
Written by Spc. John J. Angelo III, 6/14/08

Minnesota sets bar for military - community connection
Written by Pfc. Stephanie Cassinos, 6/16/08

Memorial Ceremony for Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Killed in Iraq
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 6/12/08

New enlistees get first taste of Minnesota National Guard through RSP
Written by Written by Pfc. Stephanie Cassinos, 6/08/08

347th PSD returns from Iraq
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Rich Kemp, 6/6/08

34th Combat Aviation Brigade Deploys to Iraq
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Rich Kemp, 5/31/08

New Successes in State Partnership Program
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 6/1/08

Serving our Troops Hits Rochester
Written by Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 6/1/08

34th Combat Aviation Brigade Deploys to Iraq
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Rich Kemp, 5/31/08

Ron Gornick's long-awaited Combat Infantryman Badge
Written by Sgt. Daryl Sanford and Pfc. Stephanie Cassinos, 5/12/08

St. Paul Saints' Military Appreciation Night
Written by Pfc. Stephanie Cassinos, 5/8/08

Soldiers memorialize death march of Bataan
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Clint Wood, 5/3/08

Back together - 849th Mobility Augmentation company returns from combat
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 4/30/08

Wounded Soldier breaks ground for new home with help
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 4/18/08

Enlisted Soldiers and Airmen conference for the future
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Rich Kemp, 4/27/08

Final report from Maj. O'Malley
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 4/25/08

2008 Adriatic Aurora
Written by Pfc. Stephanie Cassinos, 4/22/08

Keeping the birds in the air
Written by Spc. Thomas Keeler, 4/20/08

114th Transportation Company gets new vehicles, new first sergeant
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 4/19/08

Governor Tim Pawlenty visits Minnesota Guard in Kosovo
Written by Master Sgt. Edwin Holt, 4/13/08

Swarm flag presentation from Guard
Written by Sgt. Daryl Sanford, 4/12/08

Soldier on leave surprises son at school
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 4/2/08

From Aircraft Blades to Hockey Blades
Written by Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 3/30/08

Understanding JANUS
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 3/26/08

849th Mobility Augmentation Company Provides Security for 4ID Deputy Commanding General
Written by Chief Warrant Officer 3 Theresia Hersch, 3/20/08

OCS Class 52 Dining Out
Written by Officer Candidate Christy Hanson, 3/15/08

From Vermont to Alaska, National Biathlon at Camp Ripley, Minn.
Written by Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 3/14/08

Soldier recognized for Interagency Operations Excellence
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 3/13/08

CERF-P Open House
Written by Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 3/7/08

Soldiers gain citizenship while serving in Minnesota National Guard
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 3/6/08

247th Finance Detachment returns
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 3/6/08

Winter in Afghanistan
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 3/5/08

Kosovo, Lost in the Shuffle
Written by Spc. Tara Moseman, 3/4/08

Minnesota National Guard Media wins big for second year in a row
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 3/4/08

Engineers Build to Protect: Military Police Receive Improvements to Living Quarters
Written by Sgt. Henry Bauer, 769th Engineer Battalion, 2/24/08

Minnesota National Guard deploy to Norway for 35th Annual Norwegian Exchange
Written by Staff Sgt. Jason Rolfe, 2/20/08

35th Annual Norwegian Exchange Youth Training
Written by Sgt. Daryl G. Sanford, 2/17/08

Deployed Guard Soldier gets home remodeled while gone
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 2/15/08

35th Annual Norwegian Reciprocal Troop Exchange Begins
Written by Officer Candidate Kenneth R. Toole, 2/14/08

147th Personnel Services Battalion Initial Reunion
Written by Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 2/6/08

Lt. James Reese Europe: Black American, Citizen-Soldier, American Hero
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 2/6/08

Single Soldier Retreat

Written by Sgt. Daryl Sanford, 2/3/08

Minnesota Air Guard takes Outstanding Unit Awards

Written by Senior Master Sgt. Mark Moss, 1/30/08

148th Fighter Wing supports 25th Running of John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

Written by Tech. Sgt. Jason Rolfe, 1/29/08

Veterans Reintegration Seminar
Written by Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 1/30/08

Government on Display at the Mall of America
Written by Staff Sgt. John Wiggins, 1/26/08

Flag of Honor Ceremony
Written by Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 1/23/08

Minnesota National Guard celebrates Dr. King's Birthday

Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 1/21/08

Minnesota National Guard Prepares for Norwegian Exchange
Written by Tech Sgt. Jason Rolfe , 1/12/08

Outstanding unit recognized with Meritorious Unit Commendation
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 1/12/08

Change of Command ceremony at the New Ulm Armory
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 1/12/08

A Community "Stand-to" in Bloomington, Minn.
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/12/08

TAG and State Command Sergeant Major visit 2-147 in Iraq
Written by Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 1/08/08

New enlisted leadership at the 1st Brigade
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 1/05/08

Women take to the skies on Christmas
Written by Sgt. Dale Sweetnam, 12/25/07

851st Vertical Engineer Company’s 3rd Platoon builds in Iraq
Written by Spc. Joe Hensel, 12/18/07

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Awards Ceremony
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 12/17/07

National Reintegration hits the airwaves

Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 12/16/07

Quarterly Congressional Staff Breakfast
Written by Senior Master Sgt. Mark Moss, 12/05/07

Military Appreciation Day with the Minnesota Vikings
Written by Officer Candidate Kenneth R. Toole, 11/18/07

Racing for the Red Bulls
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Clinton Wood, 11/18/07

Team Bulldog Returns Home
Written by Sgt. Danielle Eineke, 11/17/07

Bright Star Teams Guard with Egyptians
Minnesota National Guard , 11/13/07

Minnesota State Command Sgt. Maj. Boone retires, transfers responsibility
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 11/11/07

Veterans Day Honored in Inver Grove Heights
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 11/11/07

Practical Tips for Working with the Families of Fallen Warriors
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 11/07/07

Brig. Gen. Joseph P. Kelly's Promotion Event
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 10/30/07

National Guard honors fallen Soldiers in Mexican Holiday
Written by Sgt. Joe Roos, 10/28/07

55th Civil Support Team Open House

Written by Lt Col Ruth Anderson, 10/26/07

TF Bayonet Prepared to Assume Kosovo Mission
Written by Cpt. Joseph G. Christenson, Task Force Bayonet , 10/25/07

Minnesota National Guard Wins Emmy Award

Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 10/20/07

Minnesota State Adjutant General Testifies before Congress
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 10/18/07

Headquarters, 1st BCT Change of Command
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 10/14/07

34th Infantry Division Change of Command
Written by Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 10/13/07

Bold step puts healthcare professionals in armories
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 10/10/07

Fact sheet: Montgomery GI Bill Benefits
10/3/07

One Minnesota Soldier receives 12 acres of love and support from her family
Written by Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 9/29/07

Bearcats go through reintegration and celebrate
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 9/29/07

851st Vertical Engineer Company Deploys
Written by Sgt. Ben Houtkooper, 9/28/07

Staff Sgt. Malmberg is Awarded Silver Star
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 9/22/07

MN Recruiting Second in Nation
Written by Staff Sgt. Mindy Davis, 9/22/07

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, 30 Day Reintegration Event
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Richard Kemp, 9/15/07

Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Washington, DC
Minnesota National Guard , 9/15/07

MMAF Awards Purple Heart Grants on Sept. 11
Written by Sgt. Lynette Hoke, 9/11/07

2-135, Ready for Kosovo
Written by Sgt. Ben Houtkooper, 9/11/07

Minnesota National Guard Supports Community Events
Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 9/09/07

Celebrating Soldiers
Minnesota National Guard, 9/09/07

Thirty-five Years of State Service
Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 9/4/07

Adjutant General speaks at Vietnam War memorial dedication
Written by Sgt. Lynette R. Hoke, 8/31/07

Motorcycles Loaned to Help Reintegrate Troops
Written by Sgt. Lynette R. Hoke, 8/31/07

Minnesota Guard, Reserve and Civilians storm Ragnar Relay Race
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 8/29/07

Community Helps Soldiers and Airmen Train in Practical Exercise
Written by Sgt. Lynette R. Hoke, 8/27/07

Bemidji welcomes home Alpha Company
Written by Sgt. Daryl G. Sanford, 8/25/07

Minnesota graduates newest officers and warrant officers
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 8/27/07

Guard supports flood relief efforts in southeastern Minn.
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 8/21/07

2-211 General Support Aviation Battalion Returns from Iraq
Written by Staff Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 8/18/07

Olivia Hosts Quick Reaction Force Exercise
Written by Sgt. Ben Houtkooper, 8/16/07

Guard displays capabilities and commitment to legislative staff
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 8/16/07

Staff Sgt. Wosika Field Dedication
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 8/7/07

Guard grows its aviation capacity
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 8/7/07

"Getting Cuffed" could save your life!
Written by Lt. Col. Jim Engstrand, 8/6/07

Brig. Gen. Retires after excellent career
Written by Sgt. Jeremiah Wickenhauser, 8/4/07

Soldiers return to Anoka
Written by Public Affairs Office, 7/27/07

2-136 Receives Awards Upon Return
Written by Sgt. Daryl Sanford, 7/21/07

At Last! They're home
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos and Sgt. Daryl Sanford, 7/20/07

1/34th BCT Soldiers arrive around the clock
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 7/14/07

Return of the 1st BCT Continues, 150 More are Back
7/13/07

1st Brigade Completes Mission in Iraq
7/12/07

Three More Minnesota Units Arrive at Ft. McCoy
7/11/07

Air Force Fights Fire in Iraq
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 6/25/07

Co. C, 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry arrives in Grand Rapids
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 6/25/07

1/34th BCT Soldiers return to Volk Field
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 6/18/07

Roseville unit deploys supporting global war on terror
Written by Staff Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 6/16/07

Talking with Heroes
Written by Sgt. Danielle Eineke, 6/11/07

Thousands attend World War II Memorial dedication
Written by Master Sgt. Edwin Holt, 6/9/07

GUARDEX 07 - Croatia
Written by Spc. Thomas Keeler, 6/1/07

Soldiers and civilians pay tribute to Bataan
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 5/22/07

Purple Heart in the rain
Written by Maj. Patricia Baker, 5/20/07

Humanitarian Missions in Afghanistan
Written by Sgt 1st Class Mamood Kahn, 5/18/07

State Partnership Program Regional Workshop strengthens Minnesota Croatia bond
Written by Staff Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 5/5/07

Veterans Field Dedication
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 5/5/07

Army National Guard Army Communities of Excellence Award
Written by Sgt Danielle Gorka, 5/2/07

Military Family Appreciation Month
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 5/1/07

Minnesota Honors Employers who Support Our Troops
Written by Staff Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 5/1/07

Canadian and US Soldiers team up for Ex BISON WARRIOR
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos 4/25/07

34th MPs work hand-in-hand with Stillwater PD
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos 4/22/07

Bring Your Kids to Work
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos 4/21/07

34th ID Band awarded Howard Award
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos 4/21/07

National Guard Returns to Chisholm, Minnesota
Written by Sgt. Ben Houtkooper 4/21/07

TAG and CSM visit injured troops in Ga.
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos 4/17/07

2007 Soldier and NCO of the Year Competition
Written by Staff Sgt. Kenneth Toole 4/15/07

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2007
Written by 2nd Lt. Kimberly Lester, 4/15/07

2-147th Assault Helicopter Battalion leaves with powerful display
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 4/12/07

Ceremony held at State Fairgrounds for Deploying Soldiers
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 4/10/07

Minnesota Congressional Staffers Tour Pentagon, Camp Ripley and Air Wings
Written by Staff Sgt. Daniel Ewer, 4/3/07

Minnesota Twins open season with thanks to Service members
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 4/2/07

Fierce competition at Guard Hockey Tournament
Written by Staff Sgt. Kenneth Toole, 3/31/07

Minnesota National Guard links students NASA
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 3/29/07

Women's History Month honored in the Minnesota Guard
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 3/27/07

Minnesota Soldiers aid in advancement of Iraqi Forces
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 3/22/07

Deployed Minnesota officer recognized for embodying ideals of leadership
Written by Spc. Dustin Perry, 3/21/07

The Beacon Awards
Written by Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. Toole, 3/13/07

Minnesota Troops Visited by Gov. Pawlenty and Lt. Gen. Blum
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 3/9/07

Website Takes National Honors
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 3/5/07

Soldiers Respond to Heavy Snowstorm
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 3/2/07

Snowstorm Dwindles Armory Open House Numbers; Soldiers Drive On
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 2/25/07

Field Training in Norway
Written by Staff Sgt. Kenneth Toole, 2/18/07

Operation Jump Start Soldiers Return
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 2/14/07

A Reach Across Combat for a Valentine Marriage
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, 2/14/07

Minnesota National Guard Honors Black History Month
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 2/8/07

Family Reintegration Academy in Alexandria
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Richard Kemp, 2/3/07

Boots on the Border
Written by Sgt Ben Houtkooper, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/26/07

2-135 Operation Jump Start
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/24/07

Egan makes generous donation to Minnesota Military Family Foundation
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/23/07

Col Elicerio speaks on the 1/34 Brigade Combat Team extension - Podcast and Video
By Sgt. Ben Houtkooper, Minnesota NAtional Guard Public Affairs, 1/17/07

Leaders at Camp Ripley
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/16/07

Minnesota National Guard Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/15/07

Minnesota National Guards 1st Brigade Combat Team to remain in Iraq until summer
Written by Spc. Thomas Keeler, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/11/07

New Command, New Opportunity at 1-151 Field Artillery
Written by Sgt. Jay Wickenhauser, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/11/07

Chinook company delivers necessary supplies to bases in Iraq
Written by Staff Sgt. Lorin T. Smith
36th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Office, 1/05/07


The resolve of a troop
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/04/07

147th PSB deployment ceremony
Written by Spc Thomas Keeler, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/3/07

Inauguration Ceremony
Written by Cpl. Joe Roos, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/2/07

Service members in Iraq will soon receive chocolate chip cookies
Written by Spc Thomas Keeler, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 12/22/06

City of Marshall Honors Fallen Soldier

Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 12/21/06

Family Assistance Center Holiday Gifts
Written by Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. Toole, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 12/14/06

Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Platoon Receives Award
Written by Spc. Joe Roos, 12/12/06

34th DISCOM deactivated and 347th Support Group activated
Written by Master Sgt. Edwin Holt, Minnesota National Guard, 12/2/06

Timberwolves Operation Minnesota Heroes
Written by Sgt. Jeremiah Wickenhauser, 11/20/06

Bronze Stars Awarded to Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry
Written by Sgt. Jeremiah Wickenhauser, 11/18/06

Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Represent State in Combative Tournament
Written by Spc. Joe Roos, 11/12/06

Vikings Salute the Troops
Written by Spc. Joe Roos, 11/12/06

Guard Runner Accepts Challenge of Marathon during Competitive College Season
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 11/1/06

Kentucky, Minnesota, Virginia adjutant generals visit 36th CAB Soldiers in Iraq
Written 10/18/06

84th Troop Command Change of Command
Written 10/17/06

Combined Chief's Council
Written by Staff Sgt. Kenneth Toole, 10/11/06

Running Marathon Not About Distance but Meaning
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 10/01/06

A Unique Proposition
Written by Spc. Joe Roos, 9/30/06

Enlisted Leaders Stay On Top of Deployment Issues
Written by Spc. Joe Roos, 9/23/06

Reintegration Takes a Huge Step
Written by Spc. Joe Roos, 9/22/06

Warrant Officer Candidate School Graduation
Written 9/16/06

Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Company very successful in Operation Iraqi Freedom

Written by Spec Joe Roos, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 9/3/06

Gathering Support
Written 8/23/06

Lt. Col. Thingvold Takes Command of 2-147 Assault Helicopter Battalion
Written By Spc. Lynette Hoke, 34th Combat Aviation Brigade, 8/12/06

Minnesota Leadership Visits National Guard Soldiers
Written By Spc. Erin Robicheaux, 256th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs, 4/29/06

Company B, 50th Maintenance Support Battalion
Written By Sgt. Blake Kent, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, 3/16/06

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