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Press Conference with Maj. Gen. Rick Nash - Part 1 of 3
Aug. 6th , 2009 Maj. Gen. Rick Nash, Commanding General of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division and Multi-National Division South, held a live press conference from Basra, Iraq with the Pentagon Press Corps on Thursday, Aug 6.

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Press Conference with Maj. Gen. Rick Nash - Part 2 of 3
Aug. 6th , 2009

Maj. Gen. Rick Nash, Commanding General of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division and Multi-National Division South, held a live press conference from Basra, Iraq with the Pentagon Press Corps on Thursday, Aug 6.

 


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Press Conference with Maj. Gen. Rick Nash - Part 3 of 3
Aug. 6th , 2009

Maj. Gen. Rick Nash, Commanding General of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division and Multi-National Division South, held a live press conference from Basra, Iraq with the Pentagon Press Corps on Thursday, Aug 6.

 


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Maj. Kevin O'Brien - Flood Fight 2009
Apr. 18th, 2009

Maj. Kevin O'Brien talks about the missions that his unit is undertaking, along with other Guard units from Minnesota, during Flood Fight 2009.

 

 

 


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Camp Ripley prepares for 2nd Crest - Flood Fight 2009
Apr. 9th, 2009

The Minnesota National Guard prepares for the next flooding possibility in the area at Camp Ripley.

 

 

 


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Pawlenty's Townhall with Minnesota National Guard
Mar. 24th, 2009
By Minnesota Public Radio
Gov. Pawlenty traveled to Fort Lewis, Washington to take part in a townhall style forum with the members of the Minnesota National Guard's 34th Red Bull Infrantry Division. 1,037 members of the division have been training at Fort Lewis and will soon be deployed to Iraq.

Minnesota National Guard Quick Reactionary Force
Mar. 31st, 2009
By Minnesota Public Radio

A Minnesota National Guard member gives a tour of a makeshift operations center based out of a car dealership in Moorhead, Minn.

 

 

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Minnesota National Guard break up ice dam
Mar. 31st, 2009
By Staff Sgt. William Houk

Helicopters in an operation to break ice dams. Scenes include Soldiers and Airmen of the Minnesota National Guard and helicopters in flight.

 




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Flood Fight 2009, Minnesota National Guard
Mar. 30th, 2009
By Staff Sgt. William Houk

Overview of the work being done by the Minn. National Guard during Flood Fight 2009.

 



 

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Brig. Gen. Joe Kelly
Mar. 29th, 2009
By Staff Sgt. William Houk

Brig. Gen. Joe Kelly talks to a military journalist about the work of the National Guard in providing relief and support during flood conditions in Minnesota and the support his team provides to the effort.

 



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Minnesota National Guard 133rd Airlift Wing assists in Flood Fight 2009
Mar. 27th, 2009
By Staff Sgt. Amber Monio

Minn. National Guard responding to record flooding of the Red River during Flood Fight 2009.

 



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Pioneer Press Ride Along with the Minnesota National Guard
Mar. 27th, 2009
By Chris Polydoroff

Ride along with the Minnesota National Guard as they assist homeowners in the flood relief efforts.



 

Minnesota National Guard Red River Flood Blackhawk Footage
Mar. 27th, 2009
By Staff Sgt. William Houk

A Minnesota National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk flying over the Moorhead area of Minnesota along the Red River. Scenes include aerial views of a reconnaissance mission along the Red River above Moorhead, MN.


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Minnesota National Guard Red River Barrier Maintenance
Mar. 27th, 2009
By Staff Sgt. William Houk

Minnesota National Guard members using a sump pump to eliminate some of the flood waters and ice. Scenes include Soldiers moving debris, using a sump pump, and working with local emergency responders to pump water and stacking bags to block the rising waters.



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Minnesota National Guard Red River Flood Evacuation
Mar. 27th, 2009
By Staff Sgt. William Houk

Minnesota National Guardsmen assisting residents trapped by melting ice and flood waters. Scenes include Guardsmen navigating through the icy waters in their vehicles and evacuation of civilians.



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Minnesota National Guard Flood Fight 2009
Mar. 26th, 2009
By Staff Sgt. William Houk

Minn. National Guard Soldiers moving sandbags from a loading point to a line in South Moorehead where they are unloaded by locals and volunteers from across the region.

 

 

 

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Lt. Col Andrew Engelhardt Interview
Mar. 26th, 2009
By Staff Sgt. William Houk

Lt. Col. Andrew Engelhardt talks to a military journalist about the Minnesota National Guard's role in response to the flooding of the Red River.

 

 

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Spc. Baker, Spc. Drozer and Mr. Les Steinersen discuss Flood Fight 2009
Mar. 26th, 2009
By Staff Sgt. William Houk

Spc. Baker, Spc. Drozer and Mr. Less Steinersen talk to a military journalist about the Minn.National Guard's role in preparing for the Red River flood in Western Minn., traffic control points and sandbag points.

 

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Flood Fight 2009 in Moorhead, Minn.
Mar. 25th, 2009
By Staff Sgt. William Houk

Minnesota Army National Guard providing a secure checkpoint. Scenes include Soldiers guiding people away from flooded areas and prevent the theft of sandbags.






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TheImportance of NCO Mentoring
Feb. 22nd, 2009

Members of the Operational Liasion Mentoring Team discuss the importance of mentoring Soldiers.
(Run time: 1:29)






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OMLT Weapons Training in Croatia
Feb. 22nd, 2009

Members of the Operational Liasion Mentoring Team, which consists of Minnesota National Guardsmen and Croatian Home Guardsmen, prepare for a six-month joint-deployment. Part of their training is to become familiar with each other's weapons systems.
(Run time: 1:16)

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OMLT Counter Defense Training in Croatia
Feb. 22nd, 2009

Members of the Operational Liasion Mentoring Team, which consists of Minnesota National Guardsmen and Croatian Home Guardsmen, prepare for a six-month joint-deployment.
(Run time: 1:25)




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OMLT Technology Training in Croatia
Feb. 22nd, 2009

Members of the Operational Liasion Mentoring Team, which consists of Minnesota National Guardsmen and Croatian Home Guardsmen, prepare for a six-month joint-deployment. Learning each other's technology is vital for mission success.
(Run time: 1:46)

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Norwegian Youth Visit Camp Ripley
Feb. 20th, 2008
By: Officer Candidate Ken Toole

The Minnesota National Guard's Camp Ripley hosts members of Norway's Home Guard Youth.


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Return of the Red Bulls
July 24th, 2007
By: Sr. Airman Amber Monio

Soldiers of the 1/34th BCT return home after 22 months deployed on Operation Iraqi Freedom.
(Run time 2:13)



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Force Protection
Staff Sgt. David Baez reporting for
Armed Forces Network

134th Brigade Support Battalion assists with security on Camp Liberty, Iraq.
(Run time 1:44)
1/34th BCT Update from Iraq
May 7th, 2007
By Sgt Kent Westberg

Col. David Elicerio, commander of the 1/34th Brigade Combat Team, sends an update from Iraq.
(Run time 11:00)
Officer Candidate Graduation
April 13th, 2007
By Staff Sgt. Ken Toole

Graduates of the 175th RTI's Officer Candidate School (OCS) take their oath of office at Camp Ripley.
(Run time 2:25)
Capitol Flyby
April 12th, 2007
By Sgt. Ben Houtkooper

The 2-147th Assault Helicopter Battalion flys ten Blackhawk helicopters over the Capitol on their way to support Operation Iraqi Freedom.
(Run time 0:55)
Twins Home Opener
April 2nd, 2007
By Sgt. Ben Houtkooper

Soldiers and Airmen of the Minnesota National Guard take part in the Twins pregame show at the Metrodome to help celebrate the return of baseball.
(Run time 1:30)
WCCO Brings the Troops Home
March 16th, 2007
Staff Sgt. Ken Toole Reporting

WCCO takes their morning shows on the road to the Minnesota National Guard's Camp Ripley.  They interview several deployed Soldiers live via satellite.
(Run time 14:30)
133rd Returns Home
February 17th, 2007
Sr. Airmen Amber Monio Reporting

Members of the Minnesota National Guard's 133rd Airlift Wing return home after deployment to Afghanistan.
(Run time 1:36)
Norwegian Troop Exchange: Roros, Norway
March 3, 2007
Staff Sgt. Ken Toole Reporting

Minnesota National Guard members experience the rich culture of their Norwegian hosts during the annual Troop Exchange.
(Run time 2:08)
Norwegian Troop Exchange: Skijoring at Camp Ripley
February 19, 2007
Sgt. Jeremiah Wickenhauser Reporting for the 34th Infantry Division 


On a frozen lake at Camp Ripley, members of the Norwegian youth try their hand at skijoring.
(Run time 1:22)
Norwegian Troop Exchange: Firepower at Camp Ripley
February 18, 2007
Spc. Thomas Keeler reporting for the
1st Brigade Combat Team 


Norwegian troops witness the effects of U.S. firepower at Minnesota's Camp Ripley.
(Run time 2:08)
Norwegian Troop Exchange: In the Field
February 17, 2007
Staff Sgt. Ken Toole reporting 


Minnesota National Guard Soldiers spend a week in the Norwegian wilderness during a troop exchange.
(Run time 2:08)
Operation Jump Start
January 30, 2007
Sgt. Ben Houtkooper reporting for the 34th Infantry Division 


Soldiers and Airmen of the Minnesota National Guard deploy along the U.S./Mexico border to support the U.S. Border Patrol in Operation Jump Start.
(Run time 2:10)
1/34th Brigade Combat Team extension press conference
January 17, 2007
Sgt. Ben Houtkooper reporting for the 34th Infantry Division 


Col. David Elicerio, commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 34th "Red Bull" Infantry Division, talks, via satellite from Iraq, about the brigade's extension and answers the questions of members of the Minnesota press.
(Run time 25:15)
State Officers Inauguration Ceremony
January 2, 2007
Senior Airman Eric Cullen reporting for Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs


With members of the Minnesota National Guard on hand, the state’s constitutional officers are sworn in to office at the Fitzgerald Theatre in downtown St. Paul.
(Run time 2:52)
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