This 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:
This 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:
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
This week we’ll find out why Minnesota’s homeless veteran stand downs have nearly doubled in size. Also, we’ll hear the latest on flood preparations, the Asian Carp invasion and more from the Army Corps of Engineers. Guests include:
This week’s veteran is Specialist Shane Kaplan of Minneapolis. Shane just returned from his first tour in Iraq and Kuwait. As a Medic with the Minnesota National Guard, he was the first line of care for 13 Soldiers on his convoy security team. He is also a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician and is currently pursuing an associate’s degree in Paramedicine. Shane and hundreds of others are ready to work hard on their next mission. Can we Hire Minnesota’s Heroes? To connect with Shane, contact the South Minneapolis Workforce Center at 612-821-4009 or visit: PositivelyMinnesota.com/Veterans.