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Week three, Army Reserve EXPO continues in Minnesota

April 23, 2012 | Kenneth Plant

Video of Army Reserve EXPO in Anoka, Minnesota, along with U.S. Army Recruiting Company St. Paul Future Soldiers who share why they decided to become "Army Strong"...

 The touring Army Reserve EXPO continued, April 23, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, at the Anoka Secondary Technical Education Program, 1353 West Highway 10, Anoka, Minn., where students and faculty visited with Soldiers from Blaine, Minnesota and Fort Knox, Kentucy.  During the third week of the touring EXPO, a vareity of Army Reserve units with be showcased in the Twin Cities area, then it is on to South Dakota and North Dakota next week.

“We had an interactive aviation semi and a fitness challenge course where you can see if you are Army Strong and earn a change to spin our prize wheel,” shares Staff Sgt. Brian McBride. “   Students had the opportunity to visit with Soldiers from the local area who shared their experiences and provided vehicle and equipment displays to aid in sharing what it means to be Army Strong.   "We have many opportunities in the Army Reserve and educational programs available for  young men and women including money for college, loan repayment and our Army Partnership for Youth Success Program ( and March2Success programs (," adds Staff Sgt. McBride.

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