133rd Airlift Wing Medical Group and Minnesota After the Civil War

This week we talk with Col. David Hamlar from the National Guard about their worldwide humanitarian missions, Lynn Schlukebier joins us to talk about celebrating the holidays with a loved one overseas and finally, we take a look at Minnesota’s military after the Civil War with Leland Smith.

Toys for Tots, Relationship Resilience and TriWest

This week we’re live at the Mall of America with 1st Sgt. Donald Wood from the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves taking about Toys for Tots, Maj. Ed Suarez joins us to talk about Relationship Resilience and finally, we take a look at health care for Servicemembers with Don Brown from the TriWest Healthcare Alliance.

National Guard at 374 years and Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs

This week we talk with Major Blaine Iffert about the National Guard’s 374th Birthday, Kenn Roehl joins us to talk about Southeast Minnesota’s Yellow Ribbon Community and finally, we take a look at Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs with Linda Ball.

The USS Ward at Pearl Harbor and Soldiers’ Deer Hunt

This week, Captain David Markgraf from the Minnesota National Guard will tell us about his experience on this year’s Deployed Soldier Deer Hunt, Minnesota’s Adjutant General remembers WWII Veterans, we take a look at how you can support our troops and their families during the holidays and we discover Minnesota’s historic role at Pearl Harbor. Guests include: Richard Thill, Maj. Blaine Iffert and Captains David Markgraf and Jackie Stenger of the Minnesota National Guard.