New Red Bull Commander, AmVets and Legislative Issues

This week we meet with the new commander of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, check in with Amvets, discuss legislative issues and get an update from the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. Guests include:

Commanders Task Force Holiday Show

Commanders Task Force Holiday Show

This week we have our annual Commanders Task Force Holiday Show with State Commanders of AMVETS, DAV, American Legion and MDVA Guests include:

  • Department Commander Russ Kunkel – AMVETS
  • State Commander Mick Aguirre – DAV
  • Department Commander Denise Milton  – American Legion
  • Commissioner Larry Shellito – MDVA 

Treating the Wounds of War & AMVETS

Sgt. John Kriesel (left) hugs his battle buddies as they step off the plane during the final return of the Minnesota National Guard's 1/34th Brigade Red Bulls from Iraq. Photo by Sgt. Joe Roos.

Sgt. John Kriesel (left) hugs his battle buddies as they step off the plane during the final return of the Minnesota National Guard’s 1/34th Brigade Red Bulls from Iraq. Photo by Sgt. Joe Roos.

This week: Post-Tramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and amputation have become the signature wounds of our current conflicts. Has medicine kept up? We’ll ask the Minnesota Guard’s top doctor. We’ll also take a  look at how American Veterans (AMVETS) is supporting our Veteran community. Guests include:

 

 

Important updates:
Joint Retiree Appreciation Day
2009 Credit for Military Service in a Combat Zone