34th Red Bull Infantry Division
The 34th Red Bull Infantry Division was set to help the U.S. military in containing the Ebola virus in the west African nation. Since the number of those infected with the virus has dropped dramatically, there’s no need for the national guard’s support.
More than 22,000 books are on their way from Minnesota to Liberian students out of school because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Books For Africa plans a ceremony recognizing the shipment at its St. Paul warehouse Tuesday.
Minnesota U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison says the 700 Minnesota National Guard soldiers being deployed to West Africa to help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola disease deserve more than $5 a day extra in hardship pay.
The Minnesota National Guard is stepping up to help the fight against Ebola. About 700 men and women with the Rosemount-based 34th Red Bull Infantry Division will be headed to West Africa in the spring.
Specialist Ackley is a war veteran who served in Iraq with the 34th Red Bull infantry division in 2009. But a lot has changed since her return two years ago. Specialist John Ackley is now Ashley.
A fourth wave of Minnesota Red Bull soldiers were welcomed back home Monday.
A large contingent of Minnesota National Guard soldiers who served in Iraq return to the state Sunday.
Hundreds more families will be saying farewell to their loved ones Friday as more National Guard members deploy.
A ceremony near Pine City on Saturday sends off members of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Red Bull Infantry Division on a yearlong deployment supporting the drawdown of U.S. troops from Iraq.
A number of deployment ceremonies will be held throughout Minnesota to honor members of a 34th Red Bull Infantry Division brigade that’s heading to Iraq.