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Guard feels its getting unwarranted attention on suicides

Minnesota National Guard officials argued the guard has received unwarranted attention in terms of suicide rates among its troops — “undue notoriety” said Minnesota National Guard Adjutant Gen. Rick Nash, speaking at a State Capitol hearing Dec. 19. Continue reading

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Guard service not a factor in suicides, Minnesota adjutant general says

By T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter Minnesota National Guard officials argued the guard has received unwarranted attention in terms of suicide rates among its troops — “undue notoriety” said Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General Rick Nash, speaking at a Capitol … Continue reading

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The best surprise of her life

Christmas came early for Teresa Caldwell this year. Continue reading

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Sgt. Maj. Cynthia Kallberg selected for senior enlisted advisor post

St. Paul, MN — Army Command Sgt. Maj. Cynthia A. Kallberg is scheduled to assume responsibility as the Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Minnesota National Guard on Saturday. “She has the distinction of being selected as the first female in … Continue reading

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Jerry is now Major General Gerald Lang of the Minnesota National Guard

Gerald E. Lang, longtime member of the Minnesota National Guard, was promoted to the rank of Major General in a ceromony Saturday night at the Milaca American Legion. The event was well attended, filling the Legion. Lang’s family was in … Continue reading

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STARBASE Minnesota grand reopening planned for Monday

St. Paul, MN — The St. Paul-based 133rd Airlift Wing of the Minnesota National Guard is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand reopening of STARBASE Minnesota on Monday, Oct. 17. “STARBASE Minnesota is an exciting and rigorous science, technology, … Continue reading

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25 National Guardsmen report to Pagami Creek fire

St. Paul, MN — Twenty-five soldiers of the Minnesota National Guard departed this morning for fire suppression operations in the Pagami Creek region of north eastern Minnesota. “The 148th Fighter Wing from Duluth, Minn., is preparing to supply fuel support … Continue reading

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Honor the Heroes returns Sept. 16 in SLP

In September 2002, the first Honor the Heroes event was organized to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks that shook a nation. Continue reading

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Deployed dad virtually attends baby’s Mercy Hospital birth

Samantha Robbins was five months along in her pregnancy when her husband, Nicholas, left with the Army National Guard last spring on a one-year deployment to Kuwait. Continue reading

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Ham Lake resident promoted to major general rank in the National Guard

The number one mission of a major general of the Minnesota National Guard is to support the soldiers and the families. Continue reading

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