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Hodges, Frey Ask For Guard To Mobilize During Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis city officials are asking the governor to mobilize the Minnesota National Guard to help with security during the upcoming Super Bowl. 113 more words


Five At WCCO Honored For Support Of National Guard

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s a proud day for us at WCCO.

Five of our co-workers received the highest military award the Minnesota National Guard presents to civilians. 78 more words


Minnesota National Guard's New Leader Sworn In

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota National Guard has a new leader.

Maj. Gen. Jon Jensen was sworn in Saturday during a ceremony at the St. Paul Armory. 101 more words


Minnesota National Guard Unit OK After Irma Slams Cuba

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – All members of a Minnesota National Guard company stationed in Cuba are fine after Hurricane Irma lashed the island nation.

A spokesperson for the Minnesota National Guard said the 257th Military Police Company stationed in Guantanamo Bay were sheltered in a facility that was not in the direct path of the hurricane, which devastated the island’s northern coast. 114 more words


Minnesota National Guard Sending Soldiers To Texas For Harvey Relief

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota National Guard is sending soldiers to help with relief efforts in Texas after parts of the state have been devastated by Hurricane Harvey. 64 more words


Dayton Announces Incoming MN Nat'l Guard Head

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton announced a replacement to lead the Minnesota National Guard, as the Guard prepares for the mandatory retirement of Major General Richard Nash in October. 171 more words


500 Minnesota National Guard Troops Could Be Deployed In 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Over the weekend, hundreds of Minnesota National Guard soldiers found out they might be getting deployed next year.

More than 500 soldiers from the 34th Red Bull Infantry could be heading to southwest Asia. 89 more words