Tell My Sons & The Legionnaire

Military Appreciation Day at Minnesota State FairThis week, Lt. Col. Mark Weber shares his incredible story of resilience as he faces what could be his final battle, stage four cancer. We’ll also talk with Al Zdon, editor of Minnesota’s Legionnaire and author of ‘War Stories: Accounts of Minnesotans Who Defended Their Nation’ Volumes I & II.

Vietnam Veterans of America and 148th Fighter Wing Deployment

F16 Block 50This week we learn about the Vietnam Veterans of America Minnesota State Council and we hear about the recent deployment of the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota National Guards latest deployment.

Guests include:

Veteran Wildlife Project & Military Kids Toolkit

Veterans reclaim memories of the hunt in HugoThis week we discover the programs available to help the children of today’s Servicemembers and we’ll hear about our state’s Veterans Wildlife Program. Guests include:

Minnesota’s Department of Military Affairs

Faribault Armed Forces Reserve Center opens to the communityThis week we’ll discover the role of Minnesota’s Department of Military Affairs and find out about the future of Minnesota’s 64 armories, air bases and training facilities and the impact on their local communities. Guests include:

  • Col. (ret.) Don Kerr, Executive Director
  • Col. Larry Herke, Deputy Facilities Management Officer
  • Don Lein, Senior State Planner

This week’s veteran is former Army Staff Sgt. Lia Yang. To connect with Lia contact the North Saint Paul WorkForce Center at 651.779.5407, or to learn more, visit: