Family Preparatory Academy Goes Virtual

December 5, 2020 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota) — Soldiers and families from detachments of the 1-171 General Support Aviation Battalion, based at the Army Aviation Support Facility in St. Cloud, Minnesota, attended the Minnesota National Guard’s first completely-virtual Yellow Ribbon Family Preparatory Academy recently as the unit prepares for an upcoming deployment. As the COVID-19 pandemic… Continue reading Family Preparatory Academy Goes Virtual

Governor Walz proclaims November Month of the Military Family

November 6, 2020 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota) -Governor Tim Walz proclaimed November as Month of the Military Family to salute and celebrate the extraordinary military families whose selfless service and sacrifice make our military the finest in the world. Military spouses, siblings, parents, and children personify the ideals of patriotism, pride, resilience, service above self, and… Continue reading Governor Walz proclaims November Month of the Military Family

Governor Walz proclaims November as Month of the Military Family

November 1, 2019 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota) – Nearly 1,000 Minnesota National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are deployed this month. Service men and women rely on their families for strength and support during deployment. Today, Governor Tim Walz proclaimed November Month of the Military Family to salute and celebrate the extraordinary military families whose selfless service… Continue reading Governor Walz proclaims November as Month of the Military Family

Military families to be honored during Military Appreciation Day at the MN State Fair

August 23, 2019 (Falcon Heights, Minn.) – The Minnesota State Fair’s ninth annual Military Appreciation Day will take place Tuesday, August 27, and provide an educational opportunity for all fairgoers to learn about Minnesota’s military community. This year’s theme is honoring Minnesota’s Military Families. “The Minnesota State Fair is a great opportunity to bring our… Continue reading Military families to be honored during Military Appreciation Day at the MN State Fair

Minnesota National Guard celebrates military children in the month of April

The Minnesota National Guard, Mall of America, FOX Sports North, United Heroes League, Ars Bellum Foundation and USAA partnered together for a celebration of Minnesota's "Hidden Heroes" - Military Children - for the Month of the Military Child, April 21, 2017. Minnesota National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens

March 31, 2019 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota) – The Minnesota National Guard recognizes April as the Month of the Military Child. Throughout the month there will be several opportunities to highlight the contributions of these children whose sacrifices often go unnoticed. A celebration to honor Military Children in Minnesota will take place April 12, 2019, at… Continue reading Minnesota National Guard celebrates military children in the month of April