The Return of Sequestration & Veterans Voices Awards

Guard aviation units finish training, head for KuwaitThis week we’ll hear about the damaging effects on our military from the return of sequestration and we’ll discover how Minnesota is honoring our state’s top veterans. Guests include:

Soldiers to Summits and Veteran Small Business Seminar

This week we hear how one organization goes to new heights to help veterans and we also find out about an upcoming veteran small business seminar. We will also get an update about what the Patriot Guard has been up to. Guests include:

Veterans Day Live 2013

Veterans_Day_2013_PosterThis Veterans Day we’re live from the Inver Grove Heights Armory at the official Minnesota state event. Guests and co-hosts include:

  • Hour 1: Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie
    • Governor Mark Dayton
  • Hour 2: Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner and Vietnam Veteran Larry Shellito
    • Les Hanson of Toys4Military Kids
  • Hour 3: Afghan War Veteran Mike McElhiney of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
    • U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar
    • Maj. Gen. Rick Nash of the Minnesota National Guard

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150 Years After Gettysburg & U.S. Joint Special Operations Command

MNTAG and SCTAG at GettysburgThis week Maj. Gen. Nash joins us from Gettysburg on the 150th anniversary of that historic battle and we’ll meet a Minnesota native who now leads our U.S. Joint Special Operation Command. Guests include

  • Matt Cassidy from Historic Fort Snelling
  • Minnesota’s Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Rick Nash
  • Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Votel, Commanding General of U.S. Joint Special Operations Command

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon & The Vessey Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army

AUSA_GJWVCThis week, we’ll get an overview of all of the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon efforts and we’ll discover Minnesota’s Vessey Chapter of the Association of the United States Army. Guests include: