Minnesota National Guard to recognize essential workers with flyovers

(St. Paul, MN) – Workers on the front lines of the pandemic will get a salute in the sky Wednesday.

The Minnesota National Guard and the 934th Air Wing of the Air Force Reserve will conduct statewide flyovers to recognize essential workers.

“Whether you are a medical provider or a meat packing employee, a teacher or gas station attendant, an emergency responder or a garbage collector, your work and the care you provide have kept our state safe and functioning,” ,” said Maj Gen Jon Jensen of the Minnesota National Guard. “Thank you for your service and your sacrifice.”

The aircrafts flying during “Operation American Resolve ” will be a combination of F-16 Fighting Falcon and C-130 Hercules from the Guard’s 148th Fighter wing out of Duluth.

Flights are scheduled for Wednesday, May 13 at:

Mankato, Mayo Clinic, 12:15 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
New Ulm, New Ulm Medical Center, 12:25 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Redwood Falls, Redwood Hospital. 12:30 to 12:50 p.m.
Blue Earth, United Hospital District, 1:15 p.m. to 1:35 p.m.
Albert Lea, Mayo Clinic, 1:25 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.


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