Norwegian Home Guard

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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