Governors, Guard chief visit Balad Guardsmen

BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq -- "I wanted to express face-to-face our state's continued appreciation and respect for the men and women from Minnesota who are serving here under very difficult circumstances," Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-Minn.) said during his visit with Minnesota Guardsmen March 7, 2007. "We want them to know we continue to think of them and their families. They are awesome people and make Minnesota proud." The governor is pictured here visiting with Minnesota Air National Guardsmen assigned to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing. The Airmen deployed here from the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth ANG Base, Minn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Ken Hall)

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