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  • Minnesota State Airmen of the Year

    A small ceremony held at the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minnesota acknowledged this year’s Outstanding Airmen of the year statewide on Friday, Jan.11, 2020.

  • Bulldog in Action: Airman 1st Class Kyler Erickson

    1.  Why is serving in the Minnesota National Guard important to you?  It is close to home and gives me a chance to both serve my local community along with the country.  I liked the idea of having both a state and federal mission.2.  What military accomplishment are you most proud of?  Being named a

  • Minnesota Power Employee Serves in Croatia

    Master Sgt. Bryan Maslowski, a project manager with Minnesota Power and a water fuels maintenance/plumber with  the Duluth-based 148th Fighter Wing Civil Engineering Squadron is spending his annual training this year in Croatia.The 10-year employee of Minnesota Power has spent four deployments

  • 148th Fighter Wing maintains StormReady certification

    Dr. Louis W. Uccellini, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Assistant Administrator for Weather Services, and Director of the National Weather Service, presented the 148th Fighter Wing (148th FW) with a StormReady re-certification June 16, 2016 at a ceremony held in the 148th's

  • Former 148th Fighter Wing Commander Joins U.S. Africa Command

    Brig. Gen. Frank H. Stokes, former 148th Fighter Wing Commander, has been appointed to the role of Deputy Director of Regional Engagements for U.S. Africa Command (U.S. AFRICOM), stationed at United States Army Garrison Stuttgart, Germany."My job is to oversee the country cooperation plans, program

  • Bulldog earns 2015 Federal Civil Servant of the Year Award

    "Well, they did it at commander's call," said Master Sgt. Alice Nephew, 148th Fighter Wing Force Management Technician. "I didn't even know it was coming."Nephew, a Duluth native and Servicemember of 16 years, was nominated by her supervisor, and recognized by the State of Minnesota Federal

  • Planning and Execution: Keys to a Good Deployment

    In early April 2016, the 148th Fighter Wing deployed approximately 300 Airmen and about a dozen F-16's to Osan Air Base, Korea as part of a Theater Security Package (TSP).  TSP's have been an integral part of the U.S. Pacific Air Command's force posture since 2004.  TSP deployments are routine and


    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

  • 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

  • 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