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Register to Join the Memorial Rifle Squad and provide Honors for our Departed Veterans at
Fort Snelling National Cemetery 

Thankyou for your consideration to become a MRS volunteer.  

For more information about joining MRS, email
our
recruiter Jerry at jerrykosel75@gmail.com
or call him at 507-990-7143.

 

Your DD214 is required to validate your military serviceClick here to request a copy of your DD214.
You must be a member of a local VSOs (Veterans Service Organizations).  VSOs include: The American Legion, VFW, DAV, AMVETs, etc. 
As a MRS Member, you are obligated to attend 80%
(42 weeks) of the annual MRS weekly presentations. 
For more information about MRS; refer to this website,
Videos, News and About pages.  
Providing your contact information DOES NOT not commit you to becoming a MRS memberYou will have the opportunity to observe honors and meet MRS members before making your final decision. 
Click to Enter Your Contact Information.

Upon providing your contact information,
our MRS Recruiting Officer will contact you.  

You will be placed on a volunteers list and when there is an opening for one of your selected days, a Squad Leader will contact you.  You will be invited to meet the squad members and view their honors presentations.  
After your visit, if you decide to join, the Squad Leader will have you complete MRS Membership forms.  
MRS membership is managed by VA Volunteer Services located at the VA Hospital.  You will meet with the Volunteers Services for routine instructions and complete a background check.   
Once the VA Volunteers Admin approves your application, you will become an official MRS Member.  You will then get a uniform and participate in the honors activities.   
A daily lunch is provided by the VA Hospital Cafeteria.  Your VSO will provide you (at no cost) with a Garrison Cap.  You will be responsible for your summer and winter foot wear, daily transportation to/from Fort Snelling, care of your uniform and VSO membership dues.   

If you have questions about a specific daily Squad, you can call the
MRS Squad Room at 612-725-6549 on the day your prefer, explain
the purpose of your call, and you will be connected with
a MRS Squad member to answer your questions.

Best time to call the Squad Room is
1) before honors start at 9A or 2) during lunch, 11:30p and 12:30p.  

You can also send your questions via USPS to:
Memorial Rifle Squad
PO Box 111007
St. Paul, Minnesota 55111