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Maj. Gen. Jon Jensen, Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General, and a team of Minnesota Army and Air National Guard officers recently toured a series of military bases in Croatia.

The visit to Croatia, the Minnesota National Guard’s State Partnership Program partner, was Jensen’s first official visit as the Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General.

During his visit, Jensen presented the Croatian military leaders commemorative plaques marking his first visit to Croatia as Adjutant General. The plaque included the dedication, “May our partnership remain strong and ensure peace.”

(U.S. Air National Guard photos by Capt. Nathan T. Wallin/Released)

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Please take a moment today to remember three of our fallen Soldiers. SPC Daniel Drevnick, SPC Carlos Wilcox and SPC James Wertish were killed July 16, 2009, in Basrah, Iraq, while serving with the Minnesota National Guard's 34th Military Police Company, Stillwater, MN. (More: http://www.minnesotanationalguard.org/soldiers_and_airmen/our_fallen_troops.php)

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Maj. Gen. Jon Jensen, Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General, and a team of Minnesota Army and Air National Guard officers recently toured a series of military bases in Croatia.

The visit to Croatia, the Minnesota National Guard’s State Partnership Program partner, was Jensen’s first official visit as the Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General.

During his visit, Jensen presented the Croatian military leaders commemorative plaques marking his first visit to Croatia as Adjutant General. The plaque included the dedication, “May our partnership remain strong and ensure peace.”

(U.S. Air National Guard photos by Capt. Nathan T. Wallin/Released)

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Curious about the new Army Combat Physical Fitness Test? Here's a video that demonstrates and explains each test event that is going to be implemented October of 2020.

#ArmyStrong #CombatReady

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The CERFP (CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package) is a team of highly-skilled Soldiers and Airmen who are trained to extract victims from contaminated areas or collapsed structures. They help victims through rescue, decontamination and medical treatment all while working side-by-side with civilian responders. Tech. Sgt. Robert Gregor shares how his experience with the medical search and extraction element has benefited his career.

#PeopleFirst #AirGuard #CERFP #DomesticResponse

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Today marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Army Warrant Officer! It was celebrated with retired and currently serving warrant officers coming together, as well as the promotion of Chief Warrant Officer 3 Gerard Hummel.

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Check out today's flyover of the Minnesota Twins Armed Forces Appreciation Day by the 34th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade.

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Tech. Sgt. Andrea Carrothers of the 148th Fighter Wing surprised her son William as he rounded third for home plate during the Race the Bases event at the @twins Armed Forces Appreciation game. Carrothers is returning home after a six-month deployment in support of Operation Spartan Shield and Operation Inherent Resolve.

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Enjoy the fireworks and have a safe 4th of July!

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Congratulations to the Minnesota Department of Transportation on earning the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award! They were selected out of more than 2,350 nominations received.

Employer support of our Soldiers and Airmen is important to the success of the Minnesota National Guard. We are proud to live here, work here and serve here.

Judge Advocate, 1st Lt. Cumah Blake has always believed in public service, which is why it was an easy choice to join the Minnesota National Guard.

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Please take a moment today to remember Sgt. Kyle R. Miller, who was killed June 29, 2006, in Balad, Iraq, while serving with the 1st Battalion, 125th Field Artillery.

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Our greatest asset is our people: our soldiers, airmen and families. #PeopleFirst

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As we continute to celebrate June's Pride month, Sgt. Mic Nowak shares how important being an ally of the LGBT community really is. #Pride #PeopleFirst

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Today is National Hydration Day and PFC Alex Kuta and PV2 Tasha Breyer, medics from Charlie Company BSB, have a little reminder for you...

#HydrationDay #DrinkWater

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The Minnesota Twins are hosting Armed Forces Appreciation Day on July 8th. This year’s game will be specifically recognizing Women Veterans. The Minnesota National Guard has several elements within the pre-game program, and a few more individuals are needed for the following opportunities:

-Spouses of deployed women of the MN Army and Air National Guard (will be part of the starting line-up with Twins players)
-Children of MN NG service members, ages 9-12 to compete in the Mini-Mascot Race
-Mothers that are deploying with the 34th Infantry Division

If you meet the aforementioned criteria and are interested in participating in one of these elements, please email 1LT Andrea Drost at andrea.e.drost.mil@mail.mil. Spots are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Immediate families of those participating will receive tickets to attend the game.

*PLEASE NOTE* Future opportunities for tickets to this game will be distributed through the Family Programs office. Please follow them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MNNationalGuardFamilyPrograms/ if you’re interested in attending the game, as they’ll post when the tickets become available.

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25 graduates of Hastings High School have decided to add military service to their summer to-do list this year, with 15 of them choosing to serve in the Minnesota National Guard. "I like that aspect of the military. Helping people out at home,” said Owen Dotson.

To all the fathers out there, we wish you a very happy Father's Day!

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More than 50 Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard's C Co, 2-211th GSAB, based out of St. Cloud, conducted their deployment ceremony today. While deployed they will provide medical evacuation support in Southwest Asia. Thank you to all the family and friends that came to support their Soldier today!

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Here's wishing the U.S. Army a very happy 243rd birthday!

#ArmyBirthday

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"The 34th Red Bull Infantry Division's Warfighter exercise is the capstone exercise used to validate the unit's collective readiness and capabilities prior to deploying."

Follow the link below to read more about what our Minnesota Red Bulls are doing at Camp Atterbury, Indiana.

The Minnesota National Guard celebrates the dedication and commitment of our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender service members and civilian employees.

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Minnesota's 34th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade is at Camp Atterbury, Ind., participating in a multi-echelon training event, Warfighter Exercise 18-5, until June 15.

The 34th ECAB is focusing on air-ground operations at this Warfighter Exercise. Click an image below to get the full story.

With the sun finally shining regularly, it's important to protect yourself from its rays. Whether you're enjoying a weekend on the lake or at military training, make sure to apply sunscreen regularly.

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A lot has changed over the last 50 years, see how for our Soldiers:

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