Minnesota’s Sustainable Infrastructure & Trust Vets

Minnesota Guard Builds on Environmental CommitmentThis week, we take a look at what our National Guard is doing to conserve recourses as a part of their sustainable infrastructure initiative and we’ll meet a group dedicated to promoting veteran owned small businesses. Guests include:

  • Army Lt. Col. Sol Sukut and Marty Skoglund
  • Joe Johnson and Donald Raleigh of Trust Vets
  • Tim Leonhardt of the Patriot Guard

Rome to D-Day in WWII & American Legion Update

1943-pratella-italy-34th-infantry-divisionThis week, with the 70th anniversaries of the liberation of Rome and D-Day quickly approaching we go in-depth on Minnesota’s contributions to the war. We’ll also get updates from Minnesota’s American Legion and the Minneapolis VA. Guests include:

  • Doug Bekke of the Minnesota Military Museum
  • Mike Ash of Minnesota’s American Legion
  • Patrick Kelly of the Minneapolis VA

Starbase Minnesota & Veterans for Veterans

home-photo-2-272x300This week, we discover a DoD program designed to inspire kids in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, and we’ll meet the team behind the Veterans for Veterans Trust Fund. Guests include:

  • Kim Van Wie, SMSgt Tony Pacheco & Eman of Starbase Minnesota
  • Alex Bakkum of Wells Fargo and Veterans for Veterans (V4V)
  • Command Sgt. Maj. Cindy Kallberg of the Minnesota National Guard

Military Saves & New Vet Outreach

140107-Z-KL308-287This week, just in time for tax season, we get financial advise from a military money expert and we hear how the Minneapolis VA is reaching out to the latest generation of veterans. Also, we’ll find out why VA claims in Minnesota will now take longer to file. Guests include:

  • Craig Hovland from Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
  • Mark Frenzel of the Minneapolis VA
  • Todd Kubinski of the Minnesota Association of County Veteran Service Officers