2012 Minnesota State Fair with Co-host Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Commissioner Larry Shelitto

This week we learn  what’s new with Minnesota’s Veteran’s Homes from  MVH-Mpls Administrator Dennis DeCosta and we receive some great information from The Minnesota Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Senior Director of Programs and Services, Brad Lindsay.

This week’s veteran is former Army Staff Sgt. Tanya Whale. This veteran served as a Spanish Linguist and completed her master’s degree in International Relations while stationed in San Antonio. She is looking for a career in international relations.

Tanya and hundreds of others are ready to work hard on their next mission. Can we Hire Minnesota’s Heroes? To connect with Tanya contact the South Minneapolis Work Force Center at 612-821-4009. That’s 612-821-4009, or to learn more, visit: PositivelyMinnesota.com/Veterans.

 

2012 Minnesota Military Family Foundation Golf Classic

This week we’re at Tartan Park for the 2012 Minnesota Military Family Foundation Golf Classic. Guests include:

This week’s veteran is Army Sergeant Andrew Frolund. Andrew is a problem solver who finds satisfaction in finding ways to save his employers time and money. He enjoys developing a positive work environment by building relationships with is coworkers. He most recently returned from Kuwait for his second deployment with the Red Bulls and previously served over four years of active duty. Sgt. Frolund’s goal is to obtain employment with a local railroad preferably in the yard but is flexible to any opportunity.

Andrew and hundreds of others are ready to work hard on their next mission. Can we Hire Minnesota’s Heroes? To connect with Andrew contact the North Saint Paul WorkForce Center at 651-779-5407, or to learn more, visit: PositivelyMinnesota.com/Veterans.

Admiral Norton and the Veterans Cemetery Project

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This week we talk with Navy Rear Admiral Kenneth Norton about the Navy’s worldwide mission and the importance of hometown support. Artist Charles Kapsner also joins us to talk about the new service murals he’s working on for the state’s veterans cemetery near Camp Ripley.

This week’s veteran is former Airmen First Class Jesse Dale. Jessie is seeking a position in the juvenile criminal justice field. He has a bachelor’s degree from Capella University in Public Safety and Criminal Justice. He writes:

“My leadership experience, coupled with my recently completed Criminal Justice BS, has helped me develop substantial analytical and communication skills, reinforced by a formidable understanding of the principles and challenges within the justice system.”

Jesse and hundreds of others are ready to work hard on their next mission. Can we Hire Minnesota’s Heroes? To connect with Jesse contact the Bloomington WorkForce Center at (612) 821-4009 or to learn more, visit: PositivelyMinnesota.com/Veterans.

Minnesota’s Disabled American Veterans & Fort Snelling’s Civil War Weekend

This week we discover Minnesota’s Disabled American Veterans with Stephen Whitehead and we’ll take a look at Fort Snelling’s Civil War Weekend with historian Stephan Osman.

This week’s veteran is Army Corporal Erik Melia. He has a bachelors degree in law enforcement and is post board certified.

Erik and hundreds of others are ready to work hard on their next mission. Can we Hire Minnesota’s Heroes? To connect with Erik contact the Alexandria WorkForce Center at 320-762-7800 or visit: PositivelyMinnesota.com/Veterans.