Minnesota’s Veterans Homes, Suicide Prevention and USAA

Minnesota's Veterans Homes, Suicide Prevention and USAA

This week we learn about the Minnesota Veterans Homes, talk with the Minneapolis VA Health Care System about Suicide Prevention, discuss how USAA helps Veterans and get an update from our Senior Enlisted Advisor. Guests include:

Chaplains Holiday Show

Chaplains Holiday ShowThe week we host a special show with 4 Minnesota Chaplains and discuss challenges to service-members and their families during the holidays. Guests include:

Medical Foster Homes and UPS Veteran Employment Initiatives


This week we discuss the VA Medical Foster Home program, United Parcel Service Veteran Employment Initiatives, get and update from our County Veteran Service Officer and much more. Guests Include:



WWII Though a Soldier’s Eyes & Hastings Veteran Home

Re-creating-History-with-the-Red-Bulls-620x410This week we’ll learn about “Through a Soldier’s Eyes”, the upcoming feature on Twin Cities Public Television that spans the generation from WWII to Iraq. We’ll also hear about all that the Hastings Veteran Home has to offer and we’ll meet the Senior Enlisted Advisor of the United State’s Army’s First Army. Guests include:

  • Command Sergeants Maj. Sam Young and Doug Wortham
  • Luke Heikilla of TPT and Staff Sgt. Dillon Jennings
  • Andrew Burnside of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs at the Fair

DSC_0292This week we’re recording during Military Appreciation Day at the Minnesota State Fair to talk about the latest Veteran news. Guests include:

  • Governor Mark Dayton
  • Commissioner Larry Shellito and Deputy Commissioners Reggie Worlds and Robin Gaustad of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Director Patrick Kelly of the Minneapolis VA