Walz Signs Executive Order To Send Nat'l Guard Helicopter Support To Flood-Ravaged NebraskaMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz has signed an emergency executive order to provide aerial assistance to flood-stricken Nebraska.
Guard Becomes First African-American Brigadier General In MNThe Minnesota Air National Guard is making history by promoting the first African-American to the rank of Brigadier General. David Hamlar has not only been a successful member of the air guard for more than 25 years, he has also had a successful civilian career as a surgeon.
Female Soldiers Welcome End Of Direct Combat BanOn Thursday, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the Pentagon will lift its ban on women serving in direct combat.
Returning Soldier Surprises Daughters At Target FieldNo military family likes waiting for mom or dad to return home from their tour overseas, but two local girls got quite the surprise at Target Field. Annie and Alex Buresh had no idea their father was coming home this weekend.
Minneapolis Airlift Wing To Lose 8 Aircraft The Minneapolis-based 934th Airlift Wing will lose its eight C-130 Hercules aircraft next year.
Just In Time For The Holidays: Soldiers Return HomeJust in time for Christmas, 40 Minnesota airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing are home after serving in the last six months of the Iraq war.
Minn. Air Guard Soldiers Return From IraqFifteen airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing of the Minnesota Air National Guard are returning to Minnesota following a six-month deployment to Iraq.