Minnesota National Guard
The fiancée of an “America’s Got Talent” contestant scrutinized for claims he was injured in Afghanistan says he made a “mistake” when he gave the show a photograph of another soldier instead of himself.
A singer who appeared on the NBC show “America’s Got Talent” and claimed he was injured during a grenade blast in Afghanistan has no military record of his purported combat injuries, the Minnesota National Guard said Tuesday.
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.
The last of the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 34th Infantry Division — the Red Bulls — returned home to Minnesota Sunday.
This weekend marks the return of all Minnesota Red Bulls who were deployed to Kuwait. At 9:40 a.m. a plan carrying the second to last wave of Red Bulls landed at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
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.
A Minnesota Red Bull was killed early Friday morning when he ran a stop sign and an SUV slammed into him.
Another round of Minnesota Red Bulls are returning home, but some family members are upset about the timing.
A fourth wave of Minnesota Red Bull soldiers were welcomed back home Monday.
There were hugs and celebration as a second wave of Minnesota National Guard members returned home over the weekend.
A large contingent of Minnesota National Guard soldiers who served in Iraq return to the state Sunday.
The Minnesota National Guard is helping their soldiers get ready for civilian jobs, all while they are still in Kuwait.
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.
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.
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.