April marks Month of the Military Child

April 1, 2021 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota) — Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed April “Month of the Military Child.”   “By recognizing Military Child Month, we pay tribute to military children for their commitment, sacrifice, and unconditional support for our troops,” according to the proclamation.  It is estimated that more than 23,000 children in Minnesota have… Continue reading April marks Month of the Military Child

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

Month of the Military Child recognizes contributions of military kids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2018 ST. PAUL, Minn.- The month of April is designated as the Month of the Military Child to recognize the contributions and sacrifices military children make so their family members can serve. An estimated 15,000 children in Minnesota have been affected by the deployment of a parent. “Military children bear… Continue reading Month of the Military Child recognizes contributions of military kids

Military kids participate in Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp

By Tech Sgt. Lynette Olivares 148th Fighter Wing Public Affairs CAMP RIPLEY, Minn. (August 7, 2017) – Summer camp as a kid and young teen is usually filled with memories of campfires, swimming in the lake and BBQs. Camp Ripley Training Center hosted the Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp (MNGYC) for more than 200 military… Continue reading Military kids participate in Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp