Fort Snelling National Cemetery and MDVA’s SOAR Program

Fort Snelling National Cemetery and MDVA's SOAR ProgramThis week we talk with the director of the Fort Snelling National Cemetery, learn about the Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs SOAR program and get a word with our County Veterans Service Officer. Guests include:

Historic Fort Snelling and Veteran Legislation

Historic Fort Snelling and Veteran LegislationThis week we learn about a new vision for Minnesota’s Historic Fort Snelling, discuss pending Veteran legislation with a state representative and get an update from our senior enlisted advisor. Guests include:



Starbase Minnesota & Veterans for Veterans

home-photo-2-272x300This week, we discover a DoD program designed to inspire kids in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, and we’ll meet the team behind the Veterans for Veterans Trust Fund. Guests include:

  • Kim Van Wie, SMSgt Tony Pacheco & Eman of Starbase Minnesota
  • Alex Bakkum of Wells Fargo and Veterans for Veterans (V4V)
  • Command Sgt. Maj. Cindy Kallberg of the Minnesota National Guard

150 Years After Gettysburg & U.S. Joint Special Operations Command

MNTAG and SCTAG at GettysburgThis week Maj. Gen. Nash joins us from Gettysburg on the 150th anniversary of that historic battle and we’ll meet a Minnesota native who now leads our U.S. Joint Special Operation Command. Guests include

  • Matt Cassidy from Historic Fort Snelling
  • Minnesota’s Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Rick Nash
  • Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Votel, Commanding General of U.S. Joint Special Operations Command

Minnesota’s American Legion & Historic Fort Snelling

Don PankakeThis week; the state’s American Legion commander joins us to talk about how you can help save the Minneapolis Veterans Home project and we’ll get a preview of upcoming events at Historic Fort Snelling. Guests include: