Minnesota Army National Guard

Minnesota National Guard

Man Pleads Guilty For Taking Bribe From MN Consulting Company

Federal prosecutors say an Army National Guard official has pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe to steer a contract to a retired Minnesota Army National Guard sergeant major and his consulting company.


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November’s Veteran Of The Month: Sgt. 1st Class John Carson

John Carson grew up in St. James, Minnesota, and joined the Minnesota Army National Guard in 1998 when he was 17. (He went to basic training the summer between his junior and senior year of high school.)


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45 Minn. National Guard Soldiers Returning Home

Eighteen soldiers in Minnesota’s Army National Guard are returning home on Veterans Day after being stationed overseas since last year. The other 27 soldiers from their company are scheduled to return next month.



Source: No Background Check On TV Contestant

An “America’s Got Talent” singer whose Afghanistan War injury claims have been called into question wouldn’t face vetting by producers unless he made it into the final rounds, according to a person familiar with the production.


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Late Troop Homecoming Disappoints Military Families

Laura Hudson, a military wife from Elk River, has been waiting a year for the moment her husband returns home. Now, she feels that moment has been robbed.


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2,400 Minn. Guardsmen Deploying For Kuwait

More than 2,000 soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard are leaving to begin training for a one-year deployment overseas.


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Minn. National Guard Unit Departs For Afghanistan

A group of 55 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from Minnesota are leaving for training for a one-year deployment in Afghanistan.