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War on Terror

Red Bulls 

Rock County soldiers served as part of the Red Bulls when the unit was deployed to Iraq serving from October 2005 through 2007.  Learn about these brave men and women who served during the longest National Guard deployment in Minnesota history since WWII.

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IED - War on Terror

Improvised Explosive Devices

See examples of Improvised Explosive Devices (IED’s) which were the deadliest threat to American soldiers stationed in the Middle East.  IED's were road side bombs that posed a serious threat to convoy operations.  Learn about EFP's (Explosively Formed Projectiles) that would penetrate the armor of a military vehicle.

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