Minnesota’s Purple Hearts & Careers in the Guard

140711-Z-RF736-015This week we’ll meet the team behind Minnesota’s Military Order of the Purple Heart and we’ll hear about the careers now available in the National Guard. Guests include:

34th Red Bull Infantry Division Association & Honor Flights

This week we find out about the 34th RedBull Infantry Division Association and get an update on upcoming Honor Flights. We also find out about the Minnesota National Guard Senior Enlisted Advisor’s priorities. Guests include:

Suicide Awareness Roundtable

2_Fort_Snelling_Looking_SoutheastThis week we go in-depth on suicide, which now claims the lives of an estimated 22 veterans each day. Guest include:

  • Chaplain (Major) Buddy Winn and Capt. Ron Jarvi of the Minnesota National Guard
  • Lindy Fortin of the Minneapolis VA

If you or someone you know is at risk, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, then press 1 or chat at VeteranCrisisLine.net or text 838255.

Military Appreciation Day at the Fair

10562943_922890134394790_7033531662992230515_nThis week we’re recording during Military Appreciation Day at the Minnesota State Fair with an update on the latest news from our troops at home and overseas. Guests include: