Studio Photography (DA and Command Photos)

Our studios in Cottage Grove and Camp Ripley provide a wide range of studio photography to include General Officer Management Office, passport, ISOPREP, DA and Command photos. We serve all military branches and Minnesota government.

Schedule or request a DA or command photo

DA and command photos should be scheduled through the Visual Information Ordering Service, or VIOS, at Instructions for using the VIOS website and entering a work request: VIOS Work Order procedure - DA Photo (pdf)

Cottage Grove Armory studio

8180 Belden Blvd, Cottage Grove, MN, 55016
Appointment hours: Tuesday 0900-1200, Thursday 1100-1400, Friday 0900-1300

Camp Ripley TACC

15000 Highway 115, Little Falls, MN, 56345
Appointment hours: By request

Official Air Force Photographs:

133rd Airlift Wing Studio, St. Paul

148th Fighter Wing, Duluth

Graphic Design and Printing

With the assistance of the J6 print shop and government contractors, the Minnesota National Guard public affairs office has a limited ability to design and produce visual marketing products. This includes charts, graphs, posters, logos, and visual materials for television, motion pictures, printed publications, displays, presentations and exhibits for military events and activities.


Minnesota National Guard DA Photo SOP DA Photo SOP (pdf)
AR 640-30 DA Photo Regulation (link takes you away from our website)