133rd Airlift Wing
Nearly 100 members of Minnesota National Guard’s 133rd Airlift Wing are returning this week from resupply and humanitarian missions in Southwest Asia. The unit flew almost 800 missions, hauling about 5,100 passengers and 2,200 tons of cargo. Its missions included emergency transport of about 140 patients.
Two Minnesota National Guard units have received awards for their exceptional service in the Air Force.
Just in time for Christmas, 40 Minnesota airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing are home after serving in the last six months of the Iraq war.
Fifteen airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing of the Minnesota Air National Guard are returning to Minnesota following a six-month deployment to Iraq.