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    Imagine a hot July day on the lake. You're enjoying the day with friends, fishing till your heart's content. The fishing is great, friends are laughing, and the lake heat is the best thing to happen since ice-fishing opener.With evidence of winter still all-around us, it could be hard to imagine the heat of summer and the joys of summer recreation.
  • Bulldog in Action: Senior Airman Kelsey Janckila

    Duty Title: Command Support Staff, 148th Fighter Wing Logistics Readiness SquadronHometown: Cokato, MinnesotaWhy is serving in the Minnesota National Guard important to you?  It's a way for me to have an impact on the community around me by being a part of something bigger. It's a way to challenge myself to do something I wouldn't normally do, and
  • Bulldog in Action: Staff Sergeant Bryce Hebert

    Rank and Name: Staff Sergeant Bryce HebertDuty Title: Electrical & Environmental TechnicianHometown: Mahtowa, MinnesotaWhy is serving in the Minnesota National Guard important to you?  My mother and uncles were both in the military and I hoped one day I would be able to do the same. It's great to be a part of something that is bigger than myself
  • 148th Fighter Wing celebrates African American History Month

    The 148th Fighter Wing celebrated African American  History Month by hosting a lunch and learn event on Feb. 5, 2016.  The keynote speaker for the event was Pastor Billy G. Russell, Senior Pastor of Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota.Pastor Russell talked about his experiences growing-up as a young black man in
  • Bulldog in Action: Tech. Sgt. Amanda Roen

    Rank and Name:  Tech. Sgt. Amanda RoenDuty Title: NCOIC Immunization Room Aerospace Medical TechnicianHometown: Duluth, MinnesotaWhy is serving in the Minnesota National Guard important to you?  I have always been a person who loves a challenge and for me, enlisting into the military was a challenge I wanted to accomplish.What military moment or
  • Bulldog in Action: Airman 1st Class Matthew Erickson

    Rank and Name: Airman 1st Class Matthew EricksonDuty Title: Avionics Flightline Technician, 148th Fighter Wing Maintenance GroupHometown: Emmons, MinnesotaWhy is serving in the Minnesota National Guard important to you?  I have always been interested in joining the military, it is something I always wanted to do.  I love helping people so I really
  • 148th Fighter Wing receives new commander

    The 148th Fighter Wing's leadership changed hands during a ceremony Nov. 14, 2015 at the 148th Fighter Wing's main hangar, marking the end of Col. Frank H. Stokes' tenure as Wing Commander at the 148th, and the beginning of the next chapter of Col. Jon S. Safstrom's career as he steps into his new role."When I was thinking of what my vision would
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment Airmen put safety first at RED FLAG-Alaska

    Pilot safety is of the utmost concern for 148th Fighter Wing aircrew flight equipment Airmen participating in RED FLAG-Alaska 15-3, and attention to detail is a critical component of their job.During pre-flight inspection they will examine helmets, g-suits, masks, harnesses and survivor vests to make sure everything is in working order, referencing
  • 148th Fighter Wing participates in RED FLAG-Alaska 15-3

    Approximately 130 Airmen and eight F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minnesota, are here to take part in RED FLAG-Alaska 15-3.This is the first RF-A for the 148th Fighter Wing and it gives the unit the opportunity to train in its primary suppression of enemy air defense (SEAD) mission. "The flying is a learning experience,
  • 148th Fighter Wing Airman receives internship at Walter Reed

    "I get to give back to the military community and to those who have sacrificed so much," said Staff Sgt. Kai Mitchell, a logistical planner at the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn.  "Being able to work with veterans at my dream location will be quite an honor."Mitchell is a student who is working on the final steps of his two-and-a-half year Master