Sergeant Miraha Rae Behle
Sergeant Miraha Rae Behle grew up in Alden, Minnesota, where she graduated from Alden-Conger High School in 2004. She joined the Minnesota Army National Guard at age 17 to serve her country, and to help pay for college.
In 2007, Sgt. Behle deployed to New Mexico to support the US. Border Patrol efforts. Then in 2009, she deployed to Kuwait where she served as a rear convoy truck driver to transport supplies to and from U.S. military bases in Iraq and Kuwait.
“I want to thank all who donated and who continue to donate, to make these grants possible for all soldiers,” said Sgt. Behle. “It made me feel thankful to serve and feel appreciated.”
Sgt. Behle’s $500 MMAF grant was used to help make improvements to the Glenville home she lives in with her husband and three children. Today, she works as a surgical technologist at Mayo Clinic.