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Saint Paul to Kuwait IV - 2019

Saint Paul to Kuwait IV - 2019

Saint Paul to Kuwait IV - 2019

Event Info


Minnesota National Guard (Locations)
Maj. Scott Hawks (Minnesota) [email protected] / 612-518-8150
Sgt. 1st Class Ben Houtkooper (Kuwait) [email protected] +965 9409 0762

Serving Our Troops (Locations)
Pat Harris (Kuwait) [email protected] / 651-295-2689
Mike Zipko (St. Paul) [email protected] / 651-269-8756
Anna Long (St. Paul) [email protected] / 612-636-4108

About Serving Our Troops

Since 2004, Serving Our Troops has been providing a special message from home for our soldiers and their families in the form of a 12-ounce steak from Minnesota. Whether preparing for deployment stateside or overseas and linked via live video, our team offers the opportunity for families to enjoy that one aspect of life that is indeed so important…dinner with the family.

After twelve projects and more than 90,000 steaks, Serving Our Troops has truly sent a special message from home. Serving Our Troops projects are in direct response to the ongoing deployment and service of the Minnesota National Guard. In addition, our projects serve all soldiers from the other units and states deployed and serving alongside the Minnesotans.

Their goals are threefold – to provide a delicious steak dinner to soldiers and families, to send a message of support, and to promote awareness of Minnesota’s military service. To date, their projects have generated over 400 million media impressions. To learn more, please visit servingourtroops.com.

Serving Our Troops: Project Summaries

Saint Paul to Kosovo (2004)
Kosovo – Camps Bondsteel & Monteith - Saint Paul – Xcel Energy Center

Saint Paul to Camp Shelby (2006)
Hattiesburg, Mississippi – Camp Shelby

Saint Paul to Iraq (2007)
Iraq – Camp Adder, Talil Air Base & Locations In-Theater - Saint Paul – Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Rochester to Kosovo (2008)
Kosovo – Camp Bondsteel - Rochester, MN – Mayo Civic Center

Saint Paul to Fort Sill (2008)
Lawton, Oklahoma – Fort Sill

Saint Paul to Iraq II (2009)
Saint Paul RiverCentre & Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Saint Paul to Iraq & Kuwait (2009)
Saint Paul – Roy Wilkins Auditorium - Kuwait – Camp Buehring -- Iraq – COB Basra

Saint Paul to Fort McCoy (2011)
Sparta, Wisconsin – Fort McCoy

Saint Paul to Kuwait (2012)
Saint Paul – Saint Paul RiverCentre
Kuwait – Camp Arifjan, Camp Buehring, Camp Patriot, Camp Virginia, LSA Ali Al Salem

Saint Paul to Kuwait II (2014)
Saint Paul – Saint Paul RiverCentre

Hockey Day Minnesota (2015)
Saint Paul – Holman Field | Kuwait – Camp Buehring

Saint Paul to Kuwait III (2016)
Kuwait – Camp Arifjan-Saint Paul – Mancini’s Char House


Attendees are encouraged to park in the RiverCentre Parking Ramp which is located on Kellogg Boulevard and offers skyway access to Saint Paul RiverCentre.



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