Norwegian Home Guard

Summertime exchange offers different training and opportunity for added cultural events By Terry Lehrke, News Editor While the welcome to America is always warm, the weather aided in making it a bit warmer during the 41st annual reciprocal troop exchange between the Minnesota National Guard and the Norwegian Home Guard. The Norwegian Exchange (NOREX) took place […]

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Monument given by Norway dedicated at Camp Ripley  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   A piece of Norway has been brought to Minnesota to celebrate the successful and long-running United States/Norwegian Reciprocal Troop Exchange program. Since 1974, about 100 members of the Norwegian Home Guard travel to the United States at the same time that […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com On Thursday, approximately 100 members of the Norwegian Home Guard arrived at Camp Ripley for the 39th Troop Reciprocal Exchange. They will experience the hospitality of the Minnesota National Guard for two weeks. Coming with the Home Guard to Minnesota were also a Swedish and Danish officer. At the same […]

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