Woodbury Yellow Ribbon & Veterans Services

This week Donna Smith-­Stafford and Delander talk about the Woodbury Yellow Ribbon Network and their work on ‘Sock for Troops’.  Brad Lindsay is also in-studio to talk about the latest from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs’ programs & services. Doug Bley of the Minnesota Patriot Guard also calls in for your ‘From the Flag Line’ update.

Yellow Ribbon Rendezvous


The Yellow Ribbon Rendezvous is coming up quickly.

Join other Yellow Ribbon volunteers from around Minnesota for a weekend of family fun. Network and trade ideas on how to support our troops and their families.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the MN Military Family Foundation, helping Minnesota families experiencing financial hardships that occur when a family member is deployed.

Live at the Chanhassen American Legion

This week we’re recording live at Post 580 with special co-host Commissioner Larry Shellito. With a yellow ribbon network in the works, we’ll talk with Mayor Tom Furlong and Post Commander Ron Schlangen. Mike Farren also joins us for ‘Mail Call’.

Homes for Heroes & Heroes of the Heartland

This week, we discover the remarkable story of Master Sgt. Eric Marts and his life after begin blinded in combat and Luke Hekkila of Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) talks about Homes for Heroes, their new documentary on Minnesota’s Veterans Homes. We also talk about TPT’s past projects including Iraq & Back and future plans to cover Minnesota’s Agribusiness Development Team.

Congressman Kline & Serving Our Troops

This week Congressman John Kilne shares his story of service in the Marines and gives us an update on his work on the House Armed Service Committee. Also, Serving Our Troops core member Ted Davis tells us about their upcoming mission, what could be their biggest yet.