POW’s, PTSD and Education Benefits

POW's, PTSD and Education BenefitsThis week we discuss POW’s, PTSD and coping mechanisms with a doctor from the Minneapolis VA, talk about education benefits with the director of education and employment from the MDVA and get and update from our senior enlisted advisor. Guests include:





The Basics of PTSD and The Minnesota Humanities Center

This week  on Minnesota Military Radio we find out what’s new with the Minnesota Humanities Center’s veterans’ programs and get an overview on the  basics of PTSD from a Minneapolis VA Health Care System behaviorist. Guests include:

PTSD in Women, RINGS II & Month of the Military Child

Screen Shot 2014-03-27 at 10.34.09 PMThis week we’ll hear about all the upcoming events part of “Month of the Military Child” and we’ll discover the latest that VA research can tell us about the resiliency of service members and their families. We’ll also get an update from our county veterans service officers. Guests include:

The Battlefield’s Effect on the Brain & Yellow Ribbon Companies

feature_20101028_MEGThis week we’ll get an inside look at the latest research happening at the Minneapolis VA on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other brain related conditions, and we’ll meet two of Minnesota’s most well known yellow ribbon companies. Guests include:

  • Dr. Brian Engdahl & Dr. Apostolos Georgopoulos of the Minneapolis VA
  • Doug Reynolds & Dan Jasper of The Mall of America
  • Neil McKay & Scott Whitman of Allianz Life Insurance

Cyber Security & EMDR Therapy

photoThis week, we’ll see how Minnesota’s cyber security team is helping you and we’ll discover a new treatment for PTSD. Guests include:

  • Army Lt. Col. Mike Pazdernik & Chief Warrant Officer John Pelto of the Minnesota National Guard
  • Elaine Wynne & Cortney Amundson of the Veteran Resilience Project of Minnesota