National Guard

Minnesota Senator to Lead Bipartisan Hearing on Capitol Hill

The hope is to continue to allow public access to the Capitol in the future.

WASHINGTON D.C. – Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is helping lead a bipartisan hearing on security issues surrounding the January 6th Capitol riot, along with the Department of Homeland Security. The hearing includes first-time testimonies from the former Capitol Police Chief and the current head of the Metropolitan Police Department. Senator Klobuchar says, the constructive hearing will focus on three areas…

148th Fighter Wing Returns Following Deployment to U.S. Capitol for Biden Inauguration

A total of 110 volunteers were deployed from the 148th, about 10% of their total force.

DULUTH, Minn,- Members of the 148th Fighter Wing have returned to the Twin Ports following their deployment to the Capitol. — part of the 25,000 National Guard troops sent there for President Joe Biden’s Inauguration, to watch out for threats following the violent Pro-Trump riot. “It was quite crazy to be honest with you,” said Master Sergeant Chris Simonson, Food…

148th Fighter Wing to Deploy to Washington D.C.

There are about 850 troops and airmen from both the Minnesota National Guard and the 148th fighter wing will be in D.C on Wednesday. 

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Watching the Planes Soar at Duluth Air and Aviation Expo

From bombers to Blue Angels, Airshow demonstrated the power of American aviation.

DULUTH, Minn.- The roars of jet engines could be heard for miles, but to see the source, you had to come down to Duluth International Airport. “I didn’t really realize how big of a deal it was, so pretty awesome that it’s right here,” said National Guard Member Hunter Smith. The show was not easy to put together, requiring a…

First Hand Battlefield Trauma Training

National Guard members from all over the country are in the Northland for trauma simulation exercises

DULUTH, Minn.- National Guard service members are in Duluth for training to ready them for what is out there on the battlefield. From burns, to assessing wounds, this event hosted at the College of St. Scholastica this week, serves as a way for them to be ready when the travel to war zones overseas. “My goal is that you develop…