Fallen Heros Project & Red Bull Brigade

This week, Patricia Boyd joins us to talk about the Minnesota Fallen Heroes Project Fundraising Calendar and Command Sgt. Maj. Paul Herr of Minnesota’s 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division calls in from Kuwait for an update on their mission in the Middle-East.

Books for Military Kids and Allina’s Military Support

This week we take a look at two books for military kids with deployed parents and we’ll talk about Minnesota’s Allina Hospitals & Clinics Military Support Network. Guests include:

Minnesota National Guard at the Fair and Worldwide

Since 9/11, the Minnesota National Guard has deployed more than 18,000 troops to more than 34 countries. This week we’ll talk about the MInnesota National Guard’s unique roles in the War on Terrorism and here at home. We’ll also get a sneak-peek at an upcoming mission to war torn Afghanistan to boost agricultural development. Guests include:

Navy, Marines and Coast Guard at the Fair

This week we hear from the U.S. Navy, Marines and Coast Guard based right here in Minnesota. We’ll also take a look at the Yellow Ribbon Recognition Program. Guests include:

  • Navy Capt. Jeffrey Davis, Commanding Officer Naval Operations Support Center Minneapolis
  •  Marine Lt. Col. C. J. Busch, Commanding Officer Marine Wing Support Squadron 471
  • Petty Officer 1st Class Garrett Kravitz of Coast Guard Station Duluth
  • Annette Kuyper, Director of Military Outreach for the State of Minnesota