Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Prearedness

This week we talk about Emergency Management with the director of Minnesota Homeland Security, Disaster Preparedness with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Emergency Preparedness with the Minnesota National Guard. Guests include:

The Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan and MDVA Claims

Col. Price.fwThis week we discuss the Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan, meet the senior claims representative from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, visit with the Minnesota Patriot Guard, get our weekly message from the Adjutant General and much more. Guests include:



Spring Flooding Prep & Minnesota’s VFW

10347406504_b514ff941d_zThis week we’ll get a flood season update from the Saint Paul District of the Army Corps of Engineers and we’ll hear the latest news on rural healthcare and other issues from the Minnesota VFW. Guests include:

Saint Paul District of the Army Corps of Engineer Recreation Areas

Rebuilding Afghanistan & Veterans Adult Day Center


Tim Kerr (right) and Kabul Area Office resident engineer Randy Braley brief TAA commander Col. Michael J. Price, Kabul Area Office officer in charge Col. Richard Heitkamp at the site of a project that began as an open field near a village. (Official USACE TAA photo by T.W. Lyman/released)

 (Credit: T.W. Lyman, Army Corps of Engineers)

This week, we check in on the rebuilding efforts and drawdown in Afghanistan and with more and more aging veterans being cared for at home, we discover a respite option available for them and their caregivers. Guests include:

  • Army Col. Michael Price of the Afghanistan Engineer District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Ann Rostratter & Craig Barness of the Minneapolis Veterans Home’s Adult Day Center
  • Command Sgt. Maj. Cindy Kallberg of the Minnesota National Guard


Veteran MBA Program & Army Corps of Engineers

8691809521_f380921844This week we’ll discover the evolving role of the Corps of Engineers in Minnesota and we’ll learn about an MBA program specifically for veterans. Guests include:

  • Army Colonels Michael Price and Dan Koprowski
  • Retired Navy Lt. Commander Chip Altman
  • Marine Sgt. Michael Conroy