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Last 133rd Airlift Wing Vietnam-Era Veteran Retires
Written by Tech Sgt. Paul Santikko, 09/30/2015

133rd Airlift Wing participates in Vigilant Guard 2015
Written by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Olivares, 08/27/2015

Minnesota's 133rd Prepares to Deploy [AUDIO]
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Ben Houtkooper, 05/06/2014

Developing Cultural Competencies
Written by Airman 1st Class Kari Giles, 03/31/2014

The Gophers and the Flying Vikings conduct eight-ship interfly
Written by Public Affairs, 03/28/2014

133rd Airlift Wings Snow Birds Fly South for a Training Exercise
Written by Public Affairs, 03/06/2014

Water Survival Training
Written by Public Affairs, 01/29/2014

Military children start off the school year on the right foot
Written by Public Affairs, 09/13/2013

A heritage of service: The 133rd Airlift Wing Fire Department closes its doors
Written by Public Affairs, 09/09/2013

133rd Airlift Wing Celebrates the Importance of Family
Written by Airman 1st Class Kari Giles, 08/22/2013

133rd Airlift Wing Welcomes New Base Commander
Written by Airman 1st Class Kari Giles, 08/18/2013

Combat Survival Training sets up Airmen for Success
Written by Airman 1st Class Kari Giles, 06/19/2013

Minnesota Guard Airman firefighter helps rescue young girl
Written by Airman 1st Class Kari Giles, 05/10/2013

Air Force Association recognizes Minnesota Airmen of the Year
Written by Public Affairs, 04/05/2013

Chief Master Sgt. Ricci Last Flight
Written by Airman 1st Class Kari Giles, 03/29/2013

Home for the Holidays: 133rd Airlift Wing recognizes outstanding achievements
Written by Airman 1st Class Kari Giles, 12/09/2012

Minnesota Guard responds to Superstorm Sandy
Written by Public Affairs, 11/06/2012

Minnesota Airmen become Cyber Warriors
Written by Public Affairs, 10/13/2012

Families celebrate with their Airmen
Written by Public Affairs, 09/27/2012

Survival training prepares aviators
Written by Public Affairs, 09/16/2012

Minnesotans in Botswana build trust during MEDLITE 12
Written by Public Affairs, 08/18/2012

Ninety Airmen return in three C-130s from Southwest Asia
Written by Public Affairs, 07/16/2012

Tough Airmen run Tough Mudder
Written by Public Affairs, 06/24/2012

Airmen return from desert duty while others continue in Southwest Asia
Written by Public Affairs, 05/18/2012

Weather Flight conducts joint training exercise
Written by Public Affairs, 04/19/2012

133rd AW launches C-130s and Airmen to Afghanistan
Written by Public Affairs, 03/12/2012

Minnesota Outstanding Airmen of the Year 2012
01/20/12

Forty Civil Engineer Airmen redeploy from Kuwait in time for the holidays
12/21/11

133rd Airlift Wing recognition ceremony
12/12/11

STARBASE reopens educational facility at 133rd
10/18/11

133rd Airlift Wing welcomes new command chief
Story by Senior Airman Jonathan Young and Airman 1st Class Kari Giles, 10/18/11

Minnesota Airmen honor Dover's heroes
Story by Senior Airman Rachelle Elsea, 9/26/11

133rd Airlift Wing hosts Air Force One - twice
Story by Senior Master Sgt. Mark Moss, 9/1/11

Air Expo very successful
Story by Senior Master Sgt. Mark Moss, 6/19/11

133rd Aircrew refresh in the St. Croix River
Story by Tech. Sgt. Amber Monio, 6/14/11

133rd Airlift Wing Air Expo
Written by Staff Sgt. Amber Monio, 6/6/2011

Minnesota Guard aeromedical team trains Congolese military
Written by Tech. Sgt. Todd Wivell, 4/17/2011

Gov. Dayton meets with residents of Oslo, Minn.
Written by Senior Master Sgt Mark Moss, 4/17/2011

Desert Training for the 133rd Airlift Wing
Written by Tech. Sgt. Erik Gudmundson, 4/1/2011

Wing members deploy for training in England
Written by Staff Sgt. Amber Monio, 2/27/2011

Firefighters plunge into cold water rescue training
Written by Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Lee Wickenhauser, 2/27/2011

Security Airmen back from Iraq
Written by Capt. Ann Todd, 2/20/2011

Minnesota Airman in Iraq supports next of kin notification process
Written by Staff Sgt. R. Michael Longoria, 2/4/2011

Minnesota logistics unit and Airmen win national awards
Written by Senior Master Sgt. Mark Moss, 2/4/2011

Four 133rd AW Members earn Minnesota Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2011
Written by Staff Sgt. Amber Monio, 1/26/2011

Minnesota Air Guard NCO serves as deployed chaplain assistant in Kyrgyzstan
Written by Master Sgt. Scott Sturkol, 12/23/10

133rd Airlift Wing celebrates 2010 accomplishments
Written by Staff Sgt. Amber Monio, 12/11/10

133rd Airlift Wing Family Day recognizes family and friends
Written by Staff Sgt. Amber Monio, 10/16/10

133rd Airlift Wing assists with Pakistan flood relief
Written by Capt. Ann Todd, 8/11/10

Ambulance in the Air
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Written by James Kitfield, 5/29/10

Minnesota Airmen fly humanitarian assistance mission in Tajikistan
Written by Master Sgt. Kimberley Harrison, 5/26/10

133rd Airlift Wing deploys again to southwest Asia

Written by by Capt. Ann Todd, 5/5/10

133rd Airlift Wing returns from Haiti
Written by by Capt. Ann Todd, 2/1/10

Minnesota civic leaders receive national recognition for their support to troops
Written by Tech. Sgt. Cheryl Hackley, 11/20/09

133rd Airlift Wing dental technician provides hurricane relief

Written by 133rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs, 9/19/08

133rd Airlift Wing deploys again to Middle East

Written by 133rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs, 8/31/08

JPADS training preps 133AW for deployment

Written by Senior Master Sgt. Mark Moss, 8/22/08

133rd Airlift Wing celebrates Family Day
Written by Staff Sgt. Amber Monio, 8/16/08

New Facility at the 133rd

Written by Pfc. Stephanie Cassinos, 5/2/08

10,000 Hour Aviator
Written by Senior Master Sgt. Mark Moss, 4/3/08

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

133rd AW Recognized for Excellent Service
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 12/15/07

133rd AW Announces New Command Chief
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 12/15/07

Starbase Tour
Written by Senior Master Sgt. Mark Moss, 11/16/07

Eagan Emergency Exercise
Written by Lt. Col. Ruth Anderson, 10/27/07

Family Day at the 133rd

Written by Sr. Master Sgt. Mark Moss, 10/14/07

133rd cruises through three critical inspections
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 9/19/07

Eva Hope and General Miller Scholarship Winners Announced
Written by 1st Lt. Jason Hull, 9/8//07

Wing Anti-Terrorism Program
Written by Lt. Col. Terry Sieben, 8/26/07

133rd Hosts Family Day
Written by Staff Sgt. Amber Monio, 8/16/07

Operation Joint Enterprise keeps 133rd crews busy

Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 8/9/07

133rd assists NASA in shuttle launch
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 8/9/07

Tuskegee Airmen visit 133rd Airlift Wing
Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen, 6/6/07

Major Accident Response Exercise is one of many for the 133rd
Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen, 5/31/07

133rd Fosters Emergency Management Readiness
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 5/19/07

Historic T-28 airplane arrives at 133rd
Written by Tech. Sgt. Erik Gudmunson, 5/18/07

Col. Hamlar returns from lengthy deployment
Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen, 5/16/07

133rd Airlift Wing Commander returns home safely
Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen, 5/14/07

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Tower Removal
5/11/07

Another mission fulfilled by the 133rd Airlift Wing
Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen, 5/08/07

Minnesota National Guard Running Team Places 2nd at National Guard Bureau Marathon Championships
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 5/06/07

133rd Airlift Wing supports the American Red Cross
Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen, 5/1/07

133AW members train at Eglin Air Force Base
Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen, 4/20/07

Wing members bid farewell to vice wing commander
Written by 1st Lt Sheree Savage, 3/27/07

133rd Airlift Wing has first reintegration session
Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen, 3/24/07

133rd Civil Engineering Squadron supports Operation Jump Start
Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen, 3/5/07

Students learn about world record airlift at 133AW
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 3/5/07

133rd Airlift Wing members return from Afghanistan
Written by 1st Lt Sheree Savage, 2/18/07

JPADS revolutionizes airdrop missions
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 2/16/07

MN Air National Guard executes joint mission in Afghanistan
Written by Captain Audra Flanagan, 2/12/07

133rd Airlift Wing helps facilitate DARE training program

Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen,
Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/31/07


133rd Airlift Wing Members Deploy to Southwest Asia
Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen,
Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs, 1/5/07


Recognition when it Counts for the 109th
Written by Senior Airmen Eric Cullen

Operation Chapel Shape
Written by 1st Lt James Zwiefel,
133rd Civil Engineering


133rd Airlift Wing Announces New Commander
Written by 1st Lt Sheree Savage,
133rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs, 10/18/06


Employers support Air Guard members
Written by Senior Airman Eric Cullen, 10/12/06

Air Force Memorial now open to public after dedication ceremony

Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 10/15/06

How to achieve Honor Airman of the Year
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton

Witnessing, now remembering the 9/11 attacks
Written by 1st Lt. Sheree Savage, 9/11/06

Big Brothers Big Sisters visit Wing

Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 9/9/06

Security Forces pull duty in Kuwait
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 9/1/06

Team battles fire
Written by Staff Sgt. Tyrell Heaton, 8/24/06

Protecting the U.S. / Mexican Border
Written by 1st Lt. Sheree Savage, 8/17/06

Lt. Gen McKinley named Air National Guard director
Written by Army Sgt. Jim Greenhill, Air Force Print News, 5/25/06

Cheney thanks National Guard during Twin Cities Visit

Written by 1st Lt. Anna Long, 5/15/06

Combat skills training prepares Airmen for deployment
Written by 1st Lt. Sheree Savage, 5/6/06
 

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