This week we talk to the Minnesota Secretary of State, Steve Simon and find out about the Merchant Marines in World War II. We also get an update about the USS Minnesota and the Navy ball. Guests include:
This week we talk with Lt. Col Barry Bridger, a Vietnam POW who spent 6 years in the infamous Hanoi Hilton. Capt Bridger began flying combat missions during his first regular tour of duty in Southeast Asia with the 497th Tactical Fighter Squadron at Ubon Royal Thai AFB, Thailand, in late 1966. He was forced to eject over North Vietnam on January 23, 1967, and was taken as a Prisoner of War. After spending 2,232 days in captivity, he was released during Operation Homecoming on March 4, 1973, and was hospitalized for his injuries at Andrews AFB, Maryland.
This week we find out about the 34th RedBull Infantry Division Association and get an update on upcoming Honor Flights. We also find out about the Minnesota National Guard Senior Enlisted Advisor’s priorities. Guests include: