Senator Franken Visits Camp Ripley
Aug 27, 2010Public
Photo: United States Senator Al Franken, the Great State of Minnesota, is welcomed to Camp Ripley, Minn. by Lt. Col. Todd Kubista, Deputy Post Commander, on Aug 25, 2010.  Senator Franken made the trip to Camp Ripley to gain a better understanding of all things the facility has to offer for training the Guard and the various civilian agency partners Camp Ripley has. (photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole, Camp Ripley Public Affairs Officer)
Photo: United States Senator Al Franken, the Great State of Minnesota, looks at some of the Norwegian gifts in Valhalla that have been present to the Minnesota National Guard over the year of the Norwegian Exchange Program.  Senator Franken made his trip to Camp Ripley to gain a better understanding of all things the facility has to offer for training the Guard and the various civilian agency partners Camp Ripley has. (photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole, Camp Ripley Public Affairs Officer)
Photo: United States Senator Al Franken, the Great State of Minnesota, looks at some of the Norwegian gifts in Valhalla that have been present to the Minnesota National Guard over the year of the Norwegian Exchange Program.  Senator Franken made his trip to Camp Ripley to gain a better understanding of all things the facility has to offer for training the Guard and the various civilian agency partners Camp Ripley has. (photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole, Camp Ripley Public Affairs Officer)
Photo: United States Senator Al Franken, the Great State of Minnesota, signs the guest book in Valhalla that includes such people as the Governor of Minnesota.  Senator Franken made his trip to Camp Ripley to gain a better understanding of all things the facility has to offer for training the Guard and the various civilian agency partners Camp Ripley has. (photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole, Camp Ripley Public Affairs Officer)
Photo: Lt. Col. Todd Kubista, Camp Ripley Deputy Post Commander exchanges a hand shake with United States Senator Al Franken, the Great State of Minnesota, upon the Senators departure from Camp Ripley on Aug 25, 2010.  Senator Franken made his trip to Camp Ripley to gain a better understanding of all things the facility has to offer for training the Guard and the various civilian agency partners Camp Ripley has. (photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole, Camp Ripley Public Affairs Officer)
Photo: United States Senator Al Franken, the Great State of Minnesota, poses for a photo in front of Valhalla with Brig. Gen. Tim Cosallter, Lt. Col. Todd Kubista, Camp Ripley Deputy Post Commander and Command Sgt. Maj. Dan Smith, Camp Ripley Command Sgt. Maj.  Senator Franken made his trip to Camp Ripley to gain a better understanding of all things the facility has to offer for training the Guard and the various civilian agency partners Camp Ripley has. (photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole, Camp Ripley Public Affairs Officer)
Photo: United States Senator Al Franken, the Great State of Minnesota, prepares for his over view flight at Camp Ripley on Aug 25, 2010.  Senator Franken made the trip to Camp Ripley to gain a better understanding of all things the facility has to offer for training the Guard and the various civilian agency partners Camp Ripley has. (photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole, Camp Ripley Public Affairs Officer)
Photo:  United States Senator Al Franken, the Great State of Minnesota, prepares for his over view flight at Camp Ripley on Aug 25, 2010.  Senator Franken made the trip to Camp Ripley to gain a better understanding of all things the facility has to offer for training the Guard and the various civilian agency partners Camp Ripley has. (photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole, Camp Ripley Public Affairs Officer)
Photo: United States Senator Al Franken, the Great State of Minnesota, poses for a photo in front of the Valhalla fireplace.  Senator Franken made his trip to Camp Ripley to gain a better understanding of all things the facility has to offer for training the Guard and the various civilian agency partners Camp Ripley has. (photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole, Camp Ripley Public Affairs Officer)