WWII and Korean War Veterans Honor Flight

WWII and Korean War Veterans Honor FlightThis July 4th Weekend we have a special show recorded live from an Honor Flight where we interview WWII and Korean war Veterans on a special trip to Washington DC. Guests include:

Korean War Veterans Association and LPN Fast-Track

Korean War Veterans Association and LPN Fast-TrackThis week we talk with members of the Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 41 Frozen Chosin, learn about Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs LPN fast-track program for Veterans and get a word from our County Veteran Service Officer. Guests include:

Veterans Day Live 2013

Veterans_Day_2013_PosterThis Veterans Day we’re live from the Inver Grove Heights Armory at the official Minnesota state event. Guests and co-hosts include:

  • Hour 1: Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie
    • Governor Mark Dayton
  • Hour 2: Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner and Vietnam Veteran Larry Shellito
    • Les Hanson of Toys4Military Kids
  • Hour 3: Afghan War Veteran Mike McElhiney of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
    • U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar
    • Maj. Gen. Rick Nash of the Minnesota National Guard

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Women in WWII & The Marine Corps League

AnnQThis week, as the military opens combat jobs to women, we’ll meet with a World War Two veteran who led the way for today’s women and we’ll get the latest from our friends in the Marin Corps league. Guests include:

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One Year After Iraq, The Prairie Navy Deploys and Tricare Updates

20101228_kerska-in-iraq_33This week, one year after the end of the Iraq War, we take a look back with a three tour veteran who served during the war’s beginning, surge and end. We’ll get the latest on North Korea’s rocket launch from Minnesota’s Navy Reserve, currently deployed to Japan; and we’ll hear upcoming changes to Servicemembers’ healthcare coverage and we’ll take a look back at the Iraq War one year after it’s end. Guests include:

This week’s featured veteran is Marine Veteran Lee McClary. To connect with Lee contact the South Minneapolis WorkForce Center at 612-821-4009 or to learn more, visit: PositivelyMinnesota.com/Veterans.