Commemorative Air Force & Mothers’ Luncheon

This week we’ll find out how you can catch a ride on a World War II bomber or fighter and we hear about an upcoming event for military mothers and grandmothers. We also talk about this year’s solider and sergeant of the year competition.

Guests include:

Employer Support & Employment Resource Team

This week we learn how employers can support our troops before, during and after deployment and we’ll talk to two of the state’s Employment Resource Team members who just returned from a trip to Kuwait. We’ll also get an update from the flag line of the Minnesota Patriot Guard. Guests include:

The Ritchie Boys & Family Readiness Groups

This week we go back to World War II and follow Walter Schwarz and the Ritchie Boys through D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge and on through the end of the war and Carolynn Ashworth joins us to talk about the resources available to the families of deployed troops.

Tax Tips for Vets & Sexual Assault Awareness

Tax time is quickly approaching. This week Andrea Weyer of the Minnesota Department of Revenue talks us through the tax credits available to veterans and their families and we’ll talk with Chief Master Sgt. Kelly Wilkinson about Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

The First Gulf War & Minnesota Military Appreciation Fund

Col. Rod Gerdes during the assault through the mine and oilfields of Iraq.

This week we follow the path of two of Minnesota’s Marines though the first Gulf War and we talk about a cash grant available to Minnesota’s troops just for serving. We also get a update from the flag line of the Minnesota Patriot Guard on their plans to welcome the 1st Brigade Red Bulls home. Guests include: