Minnesota National Guard
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.
A Minnesota National Guard unit is getting ready to head out for the Persian gulf.
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.
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.
Soldiers from the companies of Delta and Bravo were preparing Sunday afternoon for a quick mission into Iraq.
A Minnesota National Guard unit is relocating.
The Minnesota National Guard says 12 soldiers who have been serving in Afghanistan for the past year are scheduled to return to the state.
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.
A send-off is set in Austin Thursday for 159 Minnesota National Guard soldiers.
A colonel in the Minnesota Army National Guard has been awarded a French National Defense Gold Medal.
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.
Gov. Mark Dayton will serve steaks to Minnesota National Guard soldiers and their families during an event at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin.
Minnesota National Guard soldiers will be helping with the battle against Souris River flooding in Minot.
The Minnesota National Guard is sending two helicopters and 21 soldiers to help with South Dakota’s flood fight.
Hundreds more families will be saying farewell to their loved ones Friday as more National Guard members deploy.