National Guard

3 National Guard Members Dead After Helicopter Crash near St. Cloud

Courtesy: Fox 9UPDATE: Gov. Tim Walz confirms three servicemembers died after a Minnesota National Guard helipcopter crashed near Kimbal, Minnesota. NEAR KIMBALL, Minn. – Crews are investigating after a Minnesota National Guard Blackhawk helicopter went down south of St. Cloud Thursday afternoon. The guard says the helicopter went missing after a mayday call nine minutes after taking off this afternoon…

Send-Off Set for 700 Minnesota National Guard Members

Friday's ceremony is being held at Grace Church in Eden Prairie.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.–A ceremonial send-off is being held for 700 Minnesota National Guard members headed for Western Asia. The St. Paul-based 34th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade will provide Army helicopter, airplane and drone support to U.S. and coalition forces. The unit flies Black Hawk, Chinook and Apache helicopters and twin-engine turboprops for reconnaissance, transportation and medical evacuations. Friday’s ceremony is…

Minot Native Named MN Nat’l Guard Brigadier General

MINNESOTA – A Minot, North Dakota native has become just the second woman to attain the rank of Brigadier General in the Minnesota Army National Guard. Col. Stefanie Horvath was officially promoted in ceremonies at the Rosemount National Guard Armory. She joined the National Guard in 1991 and has been deployed in Kosovo and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Gov. Tim Walz…

ND Nat’l Guard BG Jackie Huber Thanks Fellow Soldiers in Promotion Ceremony

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota National Guard has a new Brigadier General. Jackie Huber was bestowed her new rank at a ceremony at Bismarck State College on Monday. She is a Bismarck native and a University of North Dakota graduate. Huber is the second female brigadier general in the north Dakota national guard’s history. She has most recently served as…

Col. Jackie Huber Named New ND National Guard Brigadier General

NORTH DAKOTA – The North Dakota National Guard will soon have its second female Brigadier General. Col. Jackie Huber will be honored at a ceremony at Bismarck State College on Monday. She is a Bismarck native and a University of North Dakota graduate. One year after enlisting Col. Huber served in operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. She was also deployed…

Hoeven Hosts Nat’l Guard Discussion on Fargo Operations Facility, Tuition Assistance & Health Care

FARGO, N.D. – Sen. John Hoeven held a roundtable Wednesday on the importance of getting a new North Dakota National Guard operations facility in Fargo. The Republican was joined by members of the National Guard and NDSU’s Air Force and Army ROTC at the Fargo Air Museum. Hoeven wants support for a new MQ–9 Reaper facility for the 119th Wing at…

North Dakota National Guard Delivers Sandbags in Rural Cass County

They've delivered about a hundred pallets of sandbags since Sunday morning

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — As rivers rise around Cass County and the water seeps over roads and pools into fields, more requests have been coming in for sandbags. The North Dakota National Guard has a mission to get sandbags to those who need them. Sandbags are loaded up from the Cass County Highway Department in West Fargo before being taken out…

Cass County Uses Emergency Flood Measures to Close Roads

The county closed a number of roads overnight on Monday

CASS COUNTY– Cass County is continuing to take emergency measures by blocking off roads and bridges. The county closed a number of roads overnight on Monday. County employees and members of the National Guard are seeing a lot of overland flooding both north and west of Harwood and east of Argusville. A Cass County engineer asks people who are traveling…

Red River Cresting In Fargo Area

Impacts this year include closed roads and bridges but no flooded homes or businesses.

FARGO, N.D – The Red River is cresting in the Fargo-Moorhead area with few problems, though overland flooding remains an issue in rural areas. The river is about 5 feet above major flood stage, but the cities have put several flood control measures in place since the record 2009 flood when the river crested nearly 6 feet higher. Impacts this…

National Guard Sends Troops to Cass County & LaMoure to Help With Flood Fight

1/4 Courtesy: North Dakota National Guard Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Courtesy: North Dakota National Guard Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Courtesy: North Dakota National Guard Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Courtesy: North Dakota National Guard Show Caption Hide Caption The North Dakota National Guard is sending soldiers and equipment to Cass County and the City of LaMoure to help…