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Phil Trusty, Crow Wing County Board chairman and District 1 commissioner, who al

County board chair being sent to Mideast


Next year at this time, Crow Wing County Commissioner Phil Trusty’s holiday season will be spent in the Middle East. 

Trusty, board chairman, is being deployed with the 133rd Airlift Wing out of the Twin Cities. Trusty is a senior master sergeant with the Minnesota Air National Guard. The 42-year-old father of two joined the Army National Guard 25 years ago  this month and then went to the Air National Guard.

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