Mission Complete: Bearcats Finish NATO Exercise in Lithuania’s Suwalki Gap

By Sgt. William Boecker 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs PABRADE, Lithuania (June 23, 2017) – At the sound of 17 U.S. Army rotary wing aircraft humming through the air, Soldiers of the Minnesota National Guard’s 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry, in addition to Service members of five NATO Allied countries, load onto Black… Continue reading Mission Complete: Bearcats Finish NATO Exercise in Lithuania’s Suwalki Gap

Beyond NATO Commitments, MN State Partnership with Croatia Continues to Grow

By Capt. Paul Modeen 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs PABRADE, Lithuania (June 22, 2017) –Since 1996, the Minnesota National Guard and the Croatian Armed Forces have been partners in the National Guard’s State Partnership Program. Beyond the bond of the NATO commitment, a mutual trust and unique bond has been forged amongst the warriors of… Continue reading Beyond NATO Commitments, MN State Partnership with Croatia Continues to Grow

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

Red Bull Soldiers Support Successful Bilateral Training Exercise with Japan

By Capt. Sara Behr 34th Red Bull Infantry Division Public Affairs JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (Dec. 19, 2016) – Soldiers of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, based in Rosemount, Minn., recently traveled to Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington, to participate in Yama Sakura 71, a bilateral training exercise in support of the U.S. and Japan military… Continue reading Red Bull Soldiers Support Successful Bilateral Training Exercise with Japan