Commanders’ Task Force

State Commanders Task ForceThis week the state’s veterans service organizations join us for a special holiday show. Guests include:

Minnesota’s Ex-POWs

Consolidated B-24This week we’ll hear the story of one Minnesotan’s experience as a prisoner of war (POW) during World War II and we’ll find out how a Minnesota organization is helping all of our surviving Ex-POWs and their families. Guests include:

  • David Claypool & Dick Carroll of the Minnesota chapter of the American Ex-Prisoners of War

Veterans on the Hill & Afghanistan Update

company photo 8Apr14 (2)This week we’ll hear about this year’s push for veteran friendly legislation and we’ll get an update from the Minnesota National Guard’s 114th Transportation Company, currently deployed to Afghanistan. Guests include:

  • Army Capt. Ryan Koester & 1st Sgt. Troy Deans
  • Rob Hartley of the Minnesota Commanders Task Force and Disabled American Veterans
  • Army Command Sgt. Maj. Cindy Kallberg

Commanders’ Task Force

Holiday lightsThis week the state’s veterans service organizations join us for a special holiday show. Guests include:

  • Mike Ash of the American Legion
  • Richard Jenkins of the Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • Duane Hermanson of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Beth Kocian of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Sgt. 1st Class Ben Houtkooper of the Minnesota National Guard

Minnesota’s VFW & Federal Executive Board

20130411-Z-BC699-026 (1)This week we’ll check in with our friends in Minnesota’s VFW and we’ll learn how our state’s federal executive board is helping serves our veterans and their families. Guests include: