Historic Fort Snelling and Veteran Legislation

Historic Fort Snelling and Veteran LegislationThis week we learn about a new vision for Minnesota’s Historic Fort Snelling, discuss pending Veteran legislation with a state representative and get an update from our senior enlisted advisor. Guests include:

 

 

Legislative Session & Headstone Project

This week, we’ll find out what’s going on in the legislative session, we’ll hear from Civil War re-enactors about the Civil War Headstone Project and we will learn about Hero2Hired a Yellow Ribbon program. Guests include:

  • Mike McElhiney, Legislative Director, MDVA
  • Dr. Kurt Klotzbuecher DDS & Stephen Osman, 1st Minnesota Volunteers
  • Command Sgt. Maj. Cindy Kallberg of the Minnesota National Guard

Memorial Day Live 2013

Minnesota National Guard Funeral Honors TeamWe’re live today for Memorial Day from 6-9 covering the events happening across the state to honor our fallen. Guests and special co-hosts include:

Minnesota’s Disabled American Veterans & Fort Snelling’s Civil War Weekend

This week we discover Minnesota’s Disabled American Veterans with Stephen Whitehead and we’ll take a look at Fort Snelling’s Civil War Weekend with historian Stephan Osman.

This week’s veteran is Army Corporal Erik Melia. He has a bachelors degree in law enforcement and is post board certified.

Erik and hundreds of others are ready to work hard on their next mission. Can we Hire Minnesota’s Heroes? To connect with Erik contact the Alexandria WorkForce Center at 320-762-7800 or visit: PositivelyMinnesota.com/Veterans.

Veterans Employment Legislation & Minnesota’s Two Civil Wars

The Siege of New Ulm Minn.

This week, we’ll hear about new legislation aimed at helping our unemployed veterans and we’ll discover Minnesota’s two civil wars, and the tragedy of 1862. Guests include:

This week’s veteran is Specialist William Felsburg of Coon Rapids. William just returned from his first tour overseas. As an Administrative Assistant with the Minnesota National Guard, he was responsible for tracking and providing administrative support for 67 Soldiers in his unit. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree and career in Business Administration.

William and hundreds of others are ready to work hard on their next mission. Can we Hire Minnesota’s Heroes? To connect with William contact the Blaine WorkForce Center at 763-785-6488, or to learn more visit: PositivelyMinnesota.com/Veterans.