This week we’ll get the latest on the military furloughs hitting more than half of the Minnesota National Guard’s full-time force. We’ll also meet a Minnesotan who survived the D- Day invasion at Normandy and we’ll see how local businesses are benefiting from employing the guard and reserve. Guests include:
Army Lt. Col. Jon Lovald of the Minnesota National Guard
Army Lt. Col. Bill Harper
Matthew Meyer of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
The great Minnesota get-together is hosting their Armed Forces Appreciation Day on Tuesday August 27th starting at 0930. Vietnam era veterans who register by July 31st will receive four free tickets. All other current and former Servicemembers with proof of service will receive discounted admissions and access to a whole host of events planned that day.
We’ll be there recording two shows live in Carousel Park at 1200 and 1430. Please join us there!
This week Maj. Gen. Nash joins us from Gettysburg on the 150th anniversary of that historic battle and we’ll meet a Minnesota native who now leads our U.S. Joint Special Operation Command. Guests include