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Photo courtesy of the Minnesota National Guard
Photo courtesy of the Minnesota National Guard
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Civilian Role Players Needed at Camp Ripley

Role players are need for a training exercise at Camp Ripley. They are recruiting over 40 local residents to participate in a pre-deployment cultural immersion training for the U.S. National Guard. The exercise will take place from May 26th through July 25th.

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A Chinook helicopter at the St. Cloud National Guard Helicopter Base. (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)
A Chinook helicopter at the St. Cloud National Guard Helicopter Base. (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)
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140 Minnesota National Guard Troops Welcomed Home

More than 140 soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard's 114th Transportation Company were welcomed home after about a year in Afghanistan.

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Camp Ripley, biathlon
Camp Ripley, biathlon
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Biathlon Brings Soldiers From Five State Area To Camp Ripley [AUDIO]

Soldiers from the five state area will gather at Camp Ripley tomorrow (Friday) to compete in the National Guard Regional Biathlon.

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Soldiers practice shooting at Camp Ripley (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Soldiers practice shooting at Camp Ripley (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Minnesota National Guard Idling Military Technicians

Roughly 1,200 military technicians who support activities of the Minnesota National Guard are being furloughed during the federal government shutdown. Lt. Col. Jon Lovald says supervisors informed the technicians Tuesday morning that the will be out of work until further notice.

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Pink Tank Project, Facebook
Pink Tank Project, Facebook
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Minnesota National Guard Launches Pink Tank Project [AUDIO]

Minnesota National Guard women are launching the Pink Tank project today (Tuesday) in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Getty Images
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Two Arrested in Connection With Slain Minnesota Sergeant

St. Paul police have arrested two people in connection with the shooting death of a Minnesota National Guard sergeant earlier this week.

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Interview With Congressman Tim Penny On Sequestration And MN National Guard Furloughs

Congressman Tim Penny (I) joined me on the "News At Noon" on behalf of the Campaign to Fix the Debt – a bipartisan effort to educate Members of Congress, thought leaders, and citizens across the country about the need to address the nation’s fiscal challenges.

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National Guard
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Furloughs For National Guard Soldiers To Begin Next Week

Furloughs for some soldiers with the Minnesota National Guard will begin next week. A little over 1,100 soldiers are subject to the furloughs, because of the sequestration by the federal government.

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Soldiers practice shooting at Camp Ripley (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Soldiers practice shooting at Camp Ripley (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Everyday Heroes: Minnesota National Guard [VIDEO]

Everyday Heroes -- A new WJON weekly series spotlighting those who put their life on the line everyday to keep our communities safe. This week's episode features the National Guard.

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National Guard Soldiers Returning to St. Cloud

More Minnesota National Guard soldiers are returning home today.

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