This week we find out about a study from the University of Minnesota with the help of the Minnesota National Guard and Reserves that studies family resilience and is developing tools to support resilience among military families as they cope with the stress of deployment and reintegration. We also talked with Mike Polehna and heard out about the upcoming Welcome Home the Troops Pheasant Hunt at Wild Wings of Oneka.
This week’s veteran is Sgt. Krista Hanson from Blaine, Minnesota. Krista just returned from his first tour in Iraq and Kuwait. As a Human Resources Non-commissioned Officer with the Minnesota National Guard, she was responsible for maintaining and updating the unit’s personnel files and any handling administrative issues. She is also pursuing a degree in Business and Administration.
Krista and hundreds of others are ready to work hard on their next mission. To connect with Krista Hanson contact the South Minneapolis Work Force Center at 612-821-4009. To learn more, visit Positively Minnesota.
This week’s veteran is Staff Sgt. Matthew Duggan. With bachelor degrees in law enforcement and psychology and a minor in biology, he brings a blend of academic and field leadership experience.
Matthew and hundreds of others are ready to work hard on their next mission. Can we Hire Minnesota’s Heroes? To connect with Matthew contact the Bloomington WorkForce Center at 612-821‐4009 or visit: PositivelyMinnesota.com/Veterans
We’re live in Brainerd, Minnesota for the first annual Yellow Ribbon Rendezvous at Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake. Commissioner Larry Shellito joins us as co-host as we talk with Kathryn Stotka of Cragun’s Resort, Steve Campos of the Washington County Yellow Ribbon Network, Mike Farren of the Family Assistance Centers, Col. Scott St. Sauver of the Minnesota National Guard’s Camp Ripley and Rick Johnson of the Minnesota Patriot Guard.
This week we take you to Tartan Park in Lake Elmo for the second annual Minnesota Military Family Foundation (MMFF) Golf Classic. We’ll talk with Bill Popp, about the MMFF, Mike Farren about Minnesota’s Family Assistance Centers, Chaplain (Lt. Col.) John Morris, Craig Hanson from 3M, Todd Schwartzenbach from Tartan Park and many other guests.