Women in the Military & Veterans Business Loans

This week we talk about the evolving role of women in our armed forces with the Minnesota National Guard’s Chief of Staff (Air) Col. Deon Ford and we’ll find out about loans of up to $100,000 available for veteran entrepreneurs with Nancy Libersky &  Thomas Osborne of the Small Business Administration and John Leschak of Minnwest Bank. Doug Bley also joins us for an update from the flag line of the MInnesota Patriot Guard.

Veterans in the Arts & Summer Camps

This week we explore the summer camp options available for Minnesota kids with Capt. Marian Belinski and Kirsten Fisher. We’ll also take a look at classes in photography, pottery, paining and more available though Veterans in the Arts with Suzanne Asher.

Training the Afghan Army & County Veterans Service Officers

This week, we call Capt. Bryan Watters in Kabul, Afghanistan for an update on the Minnesota National Guard’s  mission in Afghanistan and Todd Kubinski, President of the Minnesota Association of County Veteran Service Officers, joins us to talk veterans benefit advocacy.

 

Veterans in Piping & Family Prep

This week, Anne St. Eloi and Chuck Buari join us to talk about Veterans in Piping, a free training program available to veterans, and Lt. Jonathan Johnson and Darlene Wetterstrom are here to tell us about what it takes to prepare a family for deployments and reintegration.