Minnesota National Guard, State Patrol, DNR Continue Training to Respond Together

August 19, 2020 (RICHFIELD, Minnesota) — More than 70 Soldiers with the Minnesota National Guard‘s Montevideo-based 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery trained alongside Minnesota State Patrol troopers and conservation officers from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources during a civil disturbance control training exercise in the Twin Cities, August 17, 2020. The exercise, designed to… Continue reading Minnesota National Guard, State Patrol, DNR Continue Training to Respond Together

Welcome home ceremony planned for St. Cloud Soldiers

May 31, 2019 (ST. CLOUD, Minn.) – Approximately 160 soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard’s 851st Vertical Engineer Company will be officially welcomed home during a ceremony, June 1, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. at the St. Cloud Rivers Edge Convention Center. The soldiers returned to St. Cloud, March 12, after a nine-month deployment to Kuwait… Continue reading Welcome home ceremony planned for St. Cloud Soldiers

Minnesota Guardsmen return to Minnesota after nine-month deployment to Kuwait

March 12, 2019 (ST. CLOUD, Minnesota) – Approximately 160 Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard’s 851st Vertical Engineer Company returned March 12, 2019, from a nine-month deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. While deployed, the Soldiers completed construction projects in support of military units in several countries to include Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan,… Continue reading Minnesota Guardsmen return to Minnesota after nine-month deployment to Kuwait

CERFP exercise tests Guardsmen, new evaluation team

By Staff Sgt. Patrick Loch Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs DULUTH, Minn. (June 8, 2017) – Minnesota National Guard members serving in a variety of roles tested their skills as evaluators and domestic response assets during a Combined Training Exercise simulating a chemical explosion in the harbors of Duluth from June 3 to June 9, 2017.… Continue reading CERFP exercise tests Guardsmen, new evaluation team

Military, Civilian Response Agencies Train for Super Bowl 2018

By Sgt. Sebastian Nemec Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs ST. PAUL, Minn. (Jan. 12, 2017) – Soldiers and Airmen with the Minnesota National Guard’s CBRN Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) and Twin Cities emergency service personnel with MN Task Force One endured single-digit temperatures at the WestRock paper mill in St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 7, 2017,… Continue reading Military, Civilian Response Agencies Train for Super Bowl 2018