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Camp Ripley Looks Forward To An Energy Efficient Future

Camp Ripley’s energy efficiency and renewable energy project is one of a kind. The project is a partnership between Camp Ripley and Minnesota Power and has been in the works for almost three years. The project serves several different purposes for the base. The solar field is...
Posted On Aug. 3 2016

Minnesota Military Museum Opens New World War I Exhibit

The Minnesota Military Museum opened a new exhibit commemorating the 100th anniversary of U. S. and Minnesota involvement in WWI.

Camp Ripley Celebrates Forty-three Years of Exchange Program

A simulated combat and maneuver training was preformed as The Danish and Norwegian Home Guards worked alongside soldiers at Camp Ripley. For about two weeks the Europeans soldiers experience the military lifestyle and are introduced to cooperative training experiences with the...

The Minnesota National Guard Conducts Largest Rail Movement in Over a Decade

The Minnesota National guard is sending over 1,300 pieces of military equipment by railway from Camp Ripley to Fort Irwin in California. This is the largest rail movement the Minnesota National Guard has conducted in over a decade. This huge project is part of a special training...
Posted On May. 18 2016

First Responders Conduct Oil Containment Training

Accidents in nearby states involving trains carrying crude oil have raised concerns over the safety of Minnesota’s railways and the people living near them. with new legislation the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is providing oil transportation awareness training to local...

Minnesota Military Museum Offers Veterans Unique Holiday Gift

The Minnesota Military Museum has started a free online veterans registry program. The registry was introduced a month ago and was designed to collect veteran’s stories and preserve a record of their service. The museum believes that this gift to a veteran for the holidays would...
Posted On Dec. 5 2015

Air Force Museum at Camp Ripley

The Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley has received certification as an Air Force Museum. Granted by the National Museum of the United State Air Force, it is now eligible to receive Air Force equipment and aircraft. Our Chelsie. Brown has more. Rich aviation history can be...

MnDOT Snow Plow Training Camp

Wintertime is quickly approaching and that means snow is on the way. The MnDOT snowplow operators have already started a two-week training camp program at camp Ripley to prepare for the upcoming snowfall. MnDOT has been training their snowplow operators at camp Ripley for twelve...
Posted On Sep. 30 2015

Camp Ripley Community Appreciation Day

Every two years camp Ripley opens its doors to the community to host an open house. They use the open house to have a little fun and to build partnerships with the communities. Attendees could meet and talk with soldiers. Explore the military vehicles and learn about what goes on...
Posted On Sep. 21 2015

Vigilant Guard Training Drill At Camp Ripley

Cars crushed by cement, civilians trapped in buildings. The circumstances may seem extreme… But it’s all just a drill. It’s known as the Vigilant Guard. It combines nearly 2,000 civilian and military first responders to come together to fight a simulated catastrophe. And the...

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