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Sports Partnerships

The Minnesota National Guard is very proud of its ongoing partnership with Minnesota’s professional sports franchises and the University of Minnesota. The Minnesota Twins, Vikings, Lynx, Timberwolves and Wild honor Service members and their families through Military Appreciation Nights and other promotions throughout the season.

Good Training

Sporting activities are an integral part of training for the Soldiers and Airmen of the Minnesota National Guard as well as fun extracurricular competitions. Activites include biathlons, combatives training, golf and hockey.

Sports Articles

Camp Ripley Runs at Full Speed for Annual Sled Dog Race
02/14/2014

Camp Ripley Will Host Second Annual Winter Warrior Sled Dog Race
02/12/2014

Service Member Athletes Exercise on a Sustainable Infrastructure
02/05/2014

Camp Ripley Will Host Regional Biathlon Competition
02/03/2014

2013 Native American Lax-4-Life Camp
07/23/2013

National Guard Biathlon Championship Brings Elite Biathletes to Camp Ripley
02/28/2013

Guard the Field brings students and Vikings together
02/01/2013

Minnesota's Dalberg competes in Jr. World Biathlon
02/01/2013

Vikings honor the military and veterans
11/11/2012

Timberwolves Celebrate Military Appreciation Month
11/09/2012

Hockey Camp keeps hockey alive for military kids
08/21/2012

Team MN Places Sixth at All-Army Combatives Tournament
07/28/2012

Army combatives tourney offers arena for gender-equality fight
07/27/2012

National Guard supports Native American youth at lacrosse camp
07/27/2012

Twins show appreciation for Armed Forces with annual game celebration
07/01/2012

Vet uses hockey to give back to military families
06/19/2012

Female competitor trains for All Army combatives tournament
05/29/2012

Hockey Player, Soldier Killed in Iraq Inducted Into Hall of Honor
05/28/2012

Governor scheduled to recognize Yellow Ribbon entities at St. Paul Saints home opener
05/15/2012

Minnesota Dominates Guard Combatives Tournament
03/18/2012

Timberwolves honor military heroes
02/07/2012

Twins caravan stops at Camp Ripley
01/30/2012

Minnesota Hosts Regional National Guard Biathlon
01/25/2012

Hockey Day Minnesota from Kuwait
01/24/2012

Stand and Salute American Heroes and Minnesota Wild to Honor Purple Heart Recipient
01/19/2012

Sleepy Eye Soldier surprises family at Vikings game
11/23/2011

Soldier surprises wife, daughter at Vikings game (video)
11/21/2011

Military honored at Vikings game
11/20/2011

Minnesota Wild, Minnesota Guard celebrate partnership
08/11/2011

Minnesota Guard combatives team excels at Army-wide championship
07/23/2011

Minnesota Twins celebrate our Heroes at 8th Annual Military Appreciation Day
07/13/2011

Yellow Ribbon Volunteer recognized at Twins game
04/28/2011

Bataan Death March survivor honored in Twins home opener
04/08/2011

Minnesota dominates National Guard Combatives Tournament
03/21/2011

Minnesota National Guard partners with the Wild
02/22/2011

Gov. Dayton supports hockey program for military kids
02/02/2011

Captain Stacey Meiser raises flag at Twins game
01/22/2011

Camp Ripley hosts 2011 Central Region Biathlon
01/15/2011

The American Patriot Program and Minnesota Wild to Honor Purple Heart Recipient
12/15/2010

Timberwolves gift Soldier with $53k wedding
11/24/2010

Minnesota Timberwolves salute military heroes
11/11/2010

Vikings Salute The Military Today vs. Arizona
11/07/2010

Minnesota Vikings Salute to the Military
11/07/2010

Hockey Wilderness Military Wild Fan Interview Series
11/06/2010

Minnesota National Guard takes 4th at All Army Combatives Tournament
10/03/2010

Service members, Vets raise US Flag at Twins games
09/28/2010

Minnesota Vikings Military Appreciation Day Sunday, November 7th, 2010 at 12:00 p.m.
09/10/2010

Red Bull print a gift to the Twins
09/08/2010

Soldier brothers raise Flag at Twins game
07/31/2010

Charity keeps military kids playing hockey
07/24/2010

Minnesota Guard comrades compete at combatives tournament
07/19/2010

Military children receive charitable assist from hockey
07/16/2010

Minnesota Twins Military Appreciation Day
07/03/2010

National Guard shows the ropes to Vikings at Camp Ripley
06/03/2010

Combatives Tournament Draws Record Entries
04/13/2010

Survivor of rocket attack in Iraq raises flag for first Twins game
04/12/2010

Twins legends to help open Target Field
04/05/2010

Minnesota Guard ranks high in combatives tournament
03/28/2010

Former Vikings in town for basketball game with Red Bulls
03/25/2010

MN soldiers in Afghanistan play hockey in support of state tourney
03/18/2010

Minnesota's Hockey Traditions Continue
03/12/2010

Minnesota State Hockey Tradition Not 'Iced' in Afghanistan
03/12/2010

Minnesota Wild National Guard Night
03/08/2010

Soldier Drops Puck at Son's Hockey Game
02/12/2010

Soldiers and Airmen participate in Hockey Day Minnesota 2010
01/22/2010

Combatives tournament hits Bucca
12/30/2009

Minnesota Wild Army National Guard Night
12/15/2009

Minnesota Vikings Recognize National Guard Birthday
12/08/2009

Minnesota Wild National Guard Night
12/02/2009

Deployed dad to watch CLC football online
11/21/2009

Adjutant General presents Minnesota Twins with Flag
09/16/2009

Minnesota Twins honor military and family members during Independence Day weekend game
07/06/2009

Minnesota Vikings salute America
11/09/2008

Minnesota Twins host Military Appreciation NIght
07/08/2008

From Aircraft Blades to Hockey Blades
03/30/2008

From Vermont to Alaska, National Biathlon at Camp Ripley
03/13/2008

Guard Rookie Wins Biathlon by One Second
03/03/2008

Minnesota Soldiers Go Wild in Iraq
02/01/2008

34th CAB Combatives Training
01/25/2008

Central Regional Biathlon hosted by Camp Ripley
01/11/2008

Military Appreciation Day with the Minnesota Vikings
11/18/2007

From battlefield to football field, joy of the game takes new meaning
09/08/2007

Parents Of Fallen Soldier Organize Golf Fundraiser
08/17/2007

Minnesota Twins Military Appreciation Day
05/27/2007

Sgt. Kriesel Throws Twins First Pitch
05/06/2007

Minnesota Twins open season with thanks to Service members
04/02/2007

Fierce competition at Guard Hockey Tournament
03/31/2007

Twins Caravan
01/16/2007

Timberwolves Operation Minnesota Heroes
11/18/2006

Vikings Salute the Troops
11/13/2006

Minnesota National Guard Soldiers to Compete in Combative Tournament
11/03/2006

Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Represent State in Combative Tournament
11/02/2006

 
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