Suicide Prevention & Minnesota’s American Legion

American LegionThis week we’ll talk with the new commander of Minnesota’s American Legion about their projects and support of today’s veterans. We’ll also go in-depth on the serious issues of subsistence abuse and suicide in our state. Guests include:

World War II Roundtable & Rasmussen College’s Yellow Ribbon Network

34-infantry-moveThis week, we’ll hear about one of the state’s most popular history events, the World War II History Roundtable, and we’ll also get a preview of an upcoming service member and spouse resource fair. Guests include:

The Commissioning of the U.S.S. Minnesota

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This week, we take you to Norfolk Naval Station, Virginia for the commissioning of the Navy’s newest and most technologically advanced vessel, the U.S.S. Minnesota. We share an exclusive interview with the Secretary of the Navy, talk with the boat’s leaders and take you on an audio tour of the boat (photos). Guests include:

  • Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus
  • Captain John Fancher
  • Chief of the Boat Randy Reid
  • Senator Amy Klobuchar
  • Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie
  • Chief Petty Officer Mike Herman

Minnesota’s National Guard at the State Fair

BSsmKmqCUAAvZXk.jpg-largeThis week we’re recording live at the Minnesota State Fair during Military Appreciation Day. We’ll talk about the latest news from the Minnesota National Guard and Beyond the Yellow Ribbon. Guests include:

  • Minnesota’s Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Rick Nash
  • Annette Kuyper from Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
  • Charles McLaurin and Mike Evans of USAA