Our Mission

Continually promote the relevance, readiness, and modernization of the Minnesota National Guard by supporting state and national policies to advance the security of Minnesota and the United States; while improving the quality of life, status and professionalism for members (both active and Retired) of the Minnesota National Guard.

Our Vision:  To serve as a strong advocate for promoting the highest levels of readiness, modernization and quality of life for all Members and Families of the Minnesota National Guard (MNNG); Past, Present, and Future.

  • Veteran status for Guardsmen and Reservists that honorably serve 20 years.
  • Military retirement pay exempt from state taxes - passed in 2016
  • Member organization for the Soldiers, Airmen and Families of the Minnesota National Guard.
  • Free 1st year membership in NGAMN to all new Officer/Warrant members of the MNNG.
  • State Sponsored Life Insurance Program (SSLI) providing outstanding benefit to members AND families not available through SGLI.
  • Free $10,000 one year life insurance to all new members of MNNG.
  • Scholarship program for any active member, retired life member, alumni life member, or spouse/child/grandchild of an active member or retired/alumni life member of NGAMN.
  • Advocate within the state and nationally to promote those issues which will enhance the combat readiness of the MNNG.
  • Care for the well-being of the MNNG soldiers, airmen and their families.
  • Successful in lobbying for dozens of benefits such as enlistment bonuses, upgrades to weapon systems and equipment, tax exempt state drill pay as well as AGR pay and many more.
  • Fully supports the advocacy of NGAUS and EANGUS at the National level.
  • Member organization operated by service members, for service members.