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Minn. National Guard ‘Red Bulls’ Return Home

Hundreds more Minnesota National Guard members are returning home to friends and family Wednesday.


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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.


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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.


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Challenges Of Saying Goodbye To Red Bulls Heading Overseas

Thousands of soldiers from across the state are preparing for a yearlong deployment to Iraq. A total of 2,400 members of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, known as the Red Bulls, will head overseas in support of Operation New Dawn. Deployment ceremonies are planned over the coming weeks.


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Red Bull Deployment Ceremonies Held Around Minn.

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.


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National Guard Awaits Deployment To Iraq, Kuwait

In May, 2,400 Minnesota National Guard members will begin preparations to be deployed to Iraq and Kuwait.


Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard's 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, 34th Combat Aviation Brigade, B Company, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment in a send-off ceremony on Nov. 27, 2010. (credit: CBS)

1st Tour For Many In Minn. Guard Deployment To Iraq

Eighty Minnesota National Guard members will leave for a year-long deployment Sunday morning. A send-off ceremony was held at the Armory for the 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion.



Minn.’s Red Bulls Train For Deployment To Iraq

On a recent training day at Camp Ripley, near Little Falls, the frigid morning air whips into a Humvee through an open hatch. Pfc. Timothy Duel, 29, stands in the rotating gunner turret.


Elicerio Picked to Head Red Bulls

Brig. General David Elicerio succeeds Maj. General Richard Nash




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