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Help is here: Program assists those struggling with addiction

“Nobody wakes up and says they want to be an alcoholic. They get that way over time, over habits, and there’s no shame in admitting that that is what’s going on because it could happen to any of us,” said Warren Anthony, who works as the Risk Reduction Coordinator for the Minnesota National Guard’s Substance
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For the Last Time

U.S. Air Force Capt. Katie Lunning was halfway through her first deployment as a Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) nurse when evacuation operations out of Afghanistan began. Assigned to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, she watched the Taliban move across Afghanistan on the news “On August 16th, the
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The People of the Minnesota National Guard: Trial Defense Service’s Lt. Col. Jen Beck-Brown

Editor’s Note: In this series we meet the people who serve their state and nation in the Minnesota National Guard. We take you beyond the names and titles and discover the reasons for service and the different paths taken to get to where they are today, in their own words. Q: Where are you from,
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Your Left, Your Write: A Soldier Author

October 29, 2021 (Camp Ripley, Minnesota) — We all have a book or two that we can’t put down or can’t stop thinking about. On the first of November, readers and authors around the world celebrate a special day, National Author’s Day. This holiday gives people a chance to appreciate the minds that create these
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The Importance of Family

November 2, 2021 (Duluth, Minnesota) Military Family Appreciation Month happens each November.  It was established by the Armed Services YMCA in 1996 as a way of recognizing and honoring the sacrifices made by families throughout the Armed Forces. The 148th Fighter Wing, like other National Guard units, have several family combinations within their ranks. One
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Inaugural Class – Minnesota Air National Guard Flight of Honor

Seven Minnesota Air National Guard members were inducted into the Flight of Honor on Oct. 17, 2021. The Flight of Honor recognizes past and present Airmen from the 133rd Airlift Wing, 148th Fighter Wing, and Joint Force Headquarters who have distinguished themselves with notable professional achievement and service or heroism. The inaugural ceremony was hosted
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Kristopher Langham stands before a bank of laptop computers

Cybersecurity Awareness: Are you protected?

As Cybersecurity Awareness month draws to a close, the Minnesota National Guard encourages service members, their families, and others to practice good cyber hygiene. Proper cyber hygiene habits can protect individuals from online threats, much like brushing your teeth every day will protect teeth from getting cavities. In an age where information is more powerful
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Minnesota Celebrates Veterans Day

The official State of Minnesota Veterans Day Program will be held virtually again this year in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. A 30-minute recorded program will be available starting at 8 a.m. on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11 here on the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs website. The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA)
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Minnesota National Guard JAG officer invested as Tenth Judicial District judge

Oct. 28, 2021 (ST. PAUL, Minn.) – An investiture ceremony was held on Oct. 22, 2021, in St. Paul, Minnesota, for Jesse L. Seabrooks II, a captain who serves as the operations law judge advocate for the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, as a newly appointed judge of the District Court for
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A pivotal deployment that led to a military career

Oct. 22, 2021 (ST. PAUL, Minn.) – Every Soldier has their reason for joining the military. Every Soldier has their reason for continuing to serve. For Army Sgt. 1st Class Erandi Lindsey, her path evolved from earning school benefits to a passion for taking care of Soldiers. Lindsey, the medical administrative noncommissioned officer for the
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Media Advisories

Minnesota National Guard hosts fun run to bring awareness to suicide prevention efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 9, 2016 ST. PAUL, Minn.- The Minnesota National Guard is hosting a “Power of One” Fun Run, Sunday, September 11, during National Suicide Prevention Week to call attention to suicide prevention efforts in the military and civilian communities. The run will take place at the Benjamin Franklin Readiness Center in Arden Hills
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MN National Guard Welcome Home Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 12, 2008, (ROSEVILLE, Minnesota) – Community, friends and family of the 147th Personnel Services Battalion will gather for a Welcome Home Ceremony following the unit’s return from over 12 months of active duty deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 32 Soldiers from the Roseville based 147th Personnel Services Battalion managed
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Official Company Welcome Home Ceremony, B 2-211

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept 21, 2007 Official Company “Welcome Home” Ceremony Family and friends will gather to officially celebrate the return of the Soldiers of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 211 General Support Aviation Battalion following their 22-month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. B Co had almost 80 Soldiers deployed for 16 months overseas.
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