Camp Ripley Public Affairs Office
The mission of the National Guard Biathlon program is to develop the highest levels of skiing and rifle marksmanship necessary to improve the combat ability of individual Airmen and Soldiers. Further, NG Biathlon selects and trains teams to represent the National Guard and the United States Armed Services in national and international competition, to include Biathlon World Cup and Winter Olympic events. The NG Biathlon program consists of five Vermont National Guard military staff and is responsible for developing events and funding athletes from all 54 states and territories to compete and train in biathlon. NG Biathlon conducts regional and national championship events each winter for interested Airmen and Soldiers of all abilities. The NG Biathlon program is funded and managed by the National Guard Bureau Youth and Athletic Services program.
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