Minnesota National Guard member celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Posted on November 22nd, 2023 by Mahsi

Spc. Lula Lemieux, also as Mahnk Ska Jaing, embodies the spirit of resilience and cultural diversity within the Minnesota National Guard. At the age of 17, she enlisted as a human resource specialist because of the educational benefits the Minnesota National Guard provided. She also wanted to help educate Soldiers about their benefits. In a
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New Minnesota National Guard team supports members, families

Posted on November 20th, 2023 by Bob Brown

When Army Maj. Gen. Shawn Manke was appointed Adjutant General of the Minnesota National Guard, he outlined three priorities, with “people” at the top of his list. The Minnesota National Guard views its people as the greatest strength and most valuable resource required to complete missions. Fast forward to August 2022 and the establishment of
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Continuation pay bonus available for Minnesota service members

Posted on November 13th, 2023 by Mahsi

“’Do you want more money?’ That’s what I ask Soldiers,” said Nick Hirdler, the interim incentives manager for the Minnesota National Guard. “The biggest thing is Soldier care; I am very passionate about that.” Hirdler, who also serves as a cook and culinary specialist with I Company, 134th Brigade Sustainment Battalion has been a part
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Reflecting on military family life during Month of the Military Family

Posted on November 9th, 2023 by Bob Brown

As part of the Month of the Military Family observance in November, two Minnesota National Guard families shared their thoughts on life as a military family. The Trisco Family Air Force Master Sgt. Alyson Trisco and her husband, Air Force Master Sgt. Shane Trisco, have been serving in the military a combined total of 29
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Minnesota companies, organizations meet to support military connected employees 

Posted on November 6th, 2023 by Bob Brown

Almost 100 individuals representing companies and organizations across Minnesota gathered at the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Fall Conference on Nov. 2, 2023 at Capital One in St. Cloud to connect, learn, and develop ways to support the state’s military community.  November is Month of the Military Family, and the conference theme was “Helping our Military
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Minnesota Cyber Team protects the web through partnerships

Posted on October 26th, 2023 by Sydney Mariette

2023 ushered in a new era of modernization and partnership for the Minnesota National Guard’s 177th Cyber Protection Team, as they traveled across the globe to train with partners in other states and nations. These missions honed their proficiency in the cyber domain and took them to Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Tunisia, Morocco, and Norway.  “This has
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Putting on the miles

Posted on October 24th, 2023 by Mahsi

“I really didn’t run until I joined the Army when I was 17,” said Army Staff Sgt. Jennifer St. Amand, a recruiter with the Minnesota National Guard’s Recruiting and Retention Battalion. “I was in basic training and the drill sergeants made a big deal about it; it lit a fire in me to continue to
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Minnesota Air National Guard to Induct Service Members into 2023 Flight of Honor

Posted on October 17th, 2023 by Mahsi

MEDIA ADVISORY: For Immediate ReleaseOct. 16, 2023 Saint Paul, Minn. – The Minnesota National Guard will honor eight individuals by induction intothe 2023 Court of Honor at a ceremony held at the 133rd Airlift Wing, located at theMinneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. “The Flight of Honor celebrates the very best of the people in our organization,”
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The Minnesota National Guard to build fitness facility at Arden Hills Army Training Site

Posted on October 11th, 2023 by Mahsi

The Minnesota National Guard is receiving a brand-new facility to assist in their goal of keeping Soldiers in the Minnesota National Guard in peak condition with the help of the Army’s Holistic Health and Fitness program and professionals. According to the Army’s website, www.army.mil/acft, Holistic Health and Fitness, known as H2F, is the Army’s new
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