Rosemount Yellow Ribbon & The Pink Tank Project

IMG_5571This week, we take the show on the road to the Rosemount VFW to discover the area’s Yellow Ribbon Network. We’ll also find out about the Pink Tank Project, the Minnesota National Guard’s effort to spread breast cancer awareness to the force. Guests include:

  • Maj. Kristen Augé, Sgt. Cassie Mecuk and Sgt. 1st Class Brenda Woods of the Minnesota National Guard
  • Rosemount Mayor Bill Droste
  • Karl Xavier of the Rosemount Yellow Ribbon Network

Senator Al Franken & Minnesota’s Veterans Homes

vetHomePhotosThis week, U.S. Senator Al Franken joins us to talk about volunteering with the USO and the current gridlock in Congress effecting our Veterans. We also take a look at Minnesota’s five veterans homes. Guests include:

Rep. John Kline & The Defense Alliance

Tom & Rep. John Kline at the State FairThis week we air our interview with veteran and U.S. Representative John Kline, talking about the gridlock in Washington and its real effects here in Minnesota. We’ll also talk about how local businesses are keeping our armed forces the best equipped in the world. Guests include:

Minnesota’s County Veterans Service Officers

Women Veterans of MinnesotaThis week, we take you to Brainerd where our state’s County Veterans Service Officers (CVSOs) are training on the latest tools and techniques to help our more than 370,000 veterans. Guests include:

  • Carlton County CVSO and Current Association President, Duane Brownie
  • Olmstead County CVSO and Incoming Association President, Neil Doyle
  • Jackson County CVSO, Jeff Johnson
  • Scott County CVSO and Past President, Todd Kubinski

 

Links:
Minnesota Association of County Veterans Service Officers