Memorial Day Live 2017

We’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:

  • Hour 1
    • Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Buddy Winn from the Minnesota National Guard
    • Pat Crosby of the Memorial Day Challenge
    • John Knapp of Fort Snelling National Cemetery
  • Hour 2
    • Commissioner Larry Shellito of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
    • Denise Milton of Minnesota’s American Legion
    • Stephen Whitehead of Minnesota’s Disabled American Veterans
    • Jason Marquardt of the Minnesota Association of County Veteran Service Officers
  • Hour 3
    • Brig. Gen. Jon Jensen of the Minnesota National Guard
    • Gail Springborg of Survivor Outreach Services
    • U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar
    • Doug Bley of the Patriot Guard
    • Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton

DAV Commander and The Memorial Day Challenge

DAV Commander and The Memorial Day Challenge

This week we talk with the commander of the Disabled American Veterans, Department of Minnesota, learn about the Memorial Day Challenge 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 

Minnesota Veterans at the State Fair

MDVA at the State Fair

This week our focus is the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and their programs and services, we also talk with other veteran service organizations including the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program and Disabled American Veterans. Guests include:

Women’s Leadership Forum and DAV

Women's Leadership Forum and DAV

This week we learn about the Minnesota National Guards Women’s Leadership Program, visit with the Department Commander of the Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota and get an update from the Minneapolis VA. Guests include: