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Hundreds Of Nat’l Guard Red Bulls Welcomed Home

It’s a day many Minnesota families have dreamed about for an entire year. More Minnesota National Guard Red Bulls are now home. The homecoming stretched from Anoka to Winona, with eleven buses carrying more than 220 soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division.

05/04/2012

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Friends Mourn The Death Of Red Bull Killed Running Stop Sign

A Minnesota Red Bull was killed early Friday morning when he ran a stop sign and an SUV slammed into him.

05/04/2012

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Red Bulls Late Arrival Time Angers Families

Another round of Minnesota Red Bulls are returning home, but some family members are upset about the timing.

04/30/2012

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Minnesota Red Bull Soldiers Return Home

A fourth wave of Minnesota Red Bull soldiers were welcomed back home Monday.

04/23/2012

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Hugs, Tears As More Red Bulls Return

There were hugs and celebration as a second wave of Minnesota National Guard members returned home over the weekend.

04/23/2012

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215 Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Return Home

A large contingent of Minnesota National Guard soldiers who served in Iraq return to the state Sunday.

04/15/2012

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Guard Helps Returning Vets Find Jobs, Schooling

The Minnesota National Guard is helping their soldiers get ready for civilian jobs, all while they are still in Kuwait.

03/06/2012

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Maplewood Man Gets Year In Jail For Crash That Killed Vet

In a packed Washington County courtroom, family, friends and fellow guard members of 34-year-old Brian Jacobson made certain that justice would be served.

02/24/2012

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At Minn. Capitol, Ideas Aplenty To Help Veterans

Minnesota is bracing for the return of its largest deployment of National Guard troops since the Sept. 11 attacks, and legislators have plenty of ideas for helping them find jobs.

02/15/2012

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Program Aims To Transition Veterans Back To Daily Life

As our service men and women return home from their tours of duty, falling back into a daily routine can be a difficult challenge. That’s especially true on the job front, whether it’s returning to work or finding employment.

01/28/2012

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Another Minnesota Guard Unit Set For Deployment

A Minnesota National Guard unit is getting ready to head out for the Persian gulf.

11/27/2011

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‘Thankful’ St. Cloud-Based Troops Return Home Early

As families prepare to gather for the Thanksgiving holiday, none can be happier than those who gathered in an airport hangar in St. Cloud as 70 Army National Guard returned home.

11/23/2011

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Minn. Soldiers Head Overseas With Unique Mission

Just two days after Americans took time to remember the nation’s veterans, a group of Minnesota soldiers is preparing to head overseas. The 55 soldiers will take part in Operation Enduring Freedom.

11/13/2011

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Mission To Iraq: Albert Lea Guard In Action

Soldiers from the companies of Delta and Bravo were preparing Sunday afternoon for a quick mission into Iraq.

11/08/2011

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National Guard Unit Moved To Arden Hills

A Minnesota National Guard unit is relocating.

10/24/2011

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12 Soldiers ReturningTo Minn. After Year Overseas

The Minnesota National Guard says 12 soldiers who have been serving in Afghanistan for the past year are scheduled to return to the state.

10/08/2011

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New Afghan Deployment About Farming, Not Fighting

For the past 10 years America’s military mission in Afghanistan has targeted the Taliban and terrorists. But on Friday, 22 Minnesota National Guard soldiers will begin a much different tactic. They’re being sent to the dusty fields of the high Afghan desert.

09/27/2011

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Send-Off Is Set In Austin For 159 Minn. Soldiers

A send-off is set in Austin Thursday for 159 Minnesota National Guard soldiers.

08/18/2011

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Minn. National Guard Officer Awarded French Medal

A colonel in the Minnesota Army National Guard has been awarded a French National Defense Gold Medal.

08/13/2011

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Dayton Issues Executive Order For Missing Boy

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered the Minnesota National Guard to help search for a teen who was swept away while swimming in a rain-swollen river in Duluth.

08/06/2011

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Dayton To Serve Steaks To Troops, Families

Gov. Mark Dayton will serve steaks to Minnesota National Guard soldiers and their families during an event at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin.

07/10/2011

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Minn. Nat’l Guard To Help In Flooded Minot

Minnesota National Guard soldiers will be helping with the battle against Souris River flooding in Minot.

07/01/2011

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Minn. Guard To Help With South Dakota Flood Fight

The Minnesota National Guard is sending two helicopters and 21 soldiers to help with South Dakota’s flood fight.

06/06/2011

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More Minn. Troops Deploy This Weekend

Hundreds more families will be saying farewell to their loved ones Friday as more National Guard members deploy.

06/03/2011

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Somber Memorial Day As Red Bull Soldiers Leave For Iraq

It was a somber day for family and friends of members of the Minnesota Army National Guard. On a day where Americans remember fallen military men and women, they were preparing to say goodbye to soldiers leaving for Iraq.

05/30/2011

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