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Dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those who serve, Veterans and their families, Minnesota Military Radio brings you the latest news from Minnesota's proud military community including; the Minnesota National Guard, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, Beyond the Yellow Ribbon and the Minneapolis VA. Whether it's the latest on veterans' benefits, historic stories of service or how you can help our troops and their families, this is your best source to stay up to speed. With a team of producers from the Minnesota National Guard, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Minneapolis V.A., volunteer host and Vietnam veteran Tom Lyons strives to inform and entertain listeners in this weekly syndicated radio show and podcast. Through captivating, historic interviews with veterans of all eras, we also endeavor to preserve their stories of heroism before they are forgotten.

Dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those who serve, Veterans and their families, Minnesota Military Radio brings you the latest news from Minnesota's proud military community including; the Minnesota National Guard, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, Beyond the Yellow Ribbon and the Minneapolis VA. Whether it's the latest on veterans' benefits, historic stories of service or how you can help our troops and their families, this is your best source to stay up to speed. With a team of producers from the Minnesota National Guard, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Minneapolis V.A., volunteer host and Vietnam veteran Tom Lyons strives to inform and entertain listeners in this weekly syndicated radio show and podcast. Through captivating, historic interviews with veterans of all eras, we also endeavor to preserve their stories of heroism before they are forgotten.

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Dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those who serve, Veterans and their families, Minnesota Military Radio brings you the latest news from Minnesota's proud military community including; the Minnesota National Guard, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, Beyond the Yellow Ribbon and the Minneapolis VA. Whether it's the latest on veterans' benefits, historic stories of service or how you can help our troops and their families, this is your best source to stay up to speed. With a team of producers from the Minnesota National Guard, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Minneapolis V.A., volunteer host and Vietnam veteran Tom Lyons strives to inform and entertain listeners in this weekly syndicated radio show and podcast. Through captivating, historic interviews with veterans of all eras, we also endeavor to preserve their stories of heroism before they are forgotten.

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English


Episodes

175th RTI and DAV of Minnesota

8/7/2022
This week we meet with the 175th Regiment – RTI “Courage Prevails” to learn about their Warrant Officer Program, discuss legislative issues with the Disabled American Veterans, Department of Minnesota and get an update from the Minneapolis VA Health Care … Continue reading → The post 175th RTI and DAV of Minnesota appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Duration:00:41:57

55th Civil Support Team and Navy League Update

7/31/2022
This week we meet with the Minnesota National Guard’s 55th Civil Support Team, check in with the Navy League of the United States, Minnesota Council and get an update from Minnesota Association of County Veterans Service Officers. Guests include: LTC … Continue reading → The post 55th Civil Support Team and Navy League Update appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Duration:00:41:53

Suicide Prevention at the VA and Family Programs

7/24/2022
This week we discuss Suicide Prevention with the Minneapolis VA Health Care System, learn about Family Programs at the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division and get an update from our Senior Enlisted Advisor. Guests include: Eric Wittenberg – Minneapolis VA … Continue reading → The post Suicide Prevention at the VA and Family Programs appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Duration:00:41:55

34th Infantry Division DIVARTY and Legion Softball

7/17/2022
This Week we meet with the Commander of the 34th Infantry Division Artillery – Divarty and discuss it’s return to the Minnesota National Guard, learn about the MN American Legion Fastpitch Softball and get an update from the MN Patriot … Continue reading → The post 34th Infantry Division DIVARTY and Legion Softball appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Duration:00:41:42

Minneapolis Veterans Home

7/10/2022
This week we are recorded live from the Minnesota Veterans Home in Minneapolis. We learn about new home construction and quality of care with the Deputy Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, meet with the new Administrator of … Continue reading → The post Minneapolis Veterans Home appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Duration:00:41:32

Diversity & Inclusion, MAC-V Update and Remembering Drew Lee

7/3/2022
This week we discuss Diversity and Inclusion in the @Minnesota National Guard, get an update from Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans on Veteran Homelessness and pay tribute to one of the founders of Minnesota Military Radio, Drew Lee. Guests include: … Continue reading → The post Diversity & Inclusion, MAC-V Update and Remembering Drew Lee appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Duration:00:41:58

The Minneapolis VA Health Care System

6/26/2022
This week we are recorded live from the Minneapolis VA Health Care System where we learn about Community Based Outpatient Clinics, Veterans Benefits Administration and the Whole Health Program. Guests include: Director Patrick Kelly – Minneapolis VA Health Care System … Continue reading → The post The Minneapolis VA Health Care System appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Duration:00:42:07

Lifetime of Service and Veteran Homelessness

6/19/2022
This week we review the career of a great Minnesota Public Servant, discuss Veteran Homelessness with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and get an update from the Minnesota Patriot Guard. Guests include: Rep. Bob Dettmer – Minnesota House of … Continue reading → The post Lifetime of Service and Veteran Homelessness appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

100 Years at Federal Ammunition and Xcel Energy Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

6/12/2022
This week we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Federal Premium, meet with Beyond the Yellow Ribbon company Xcel Energy and get an update from the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. Guests include: Dennis Angel – Federal Ammunition John Nash – … Continue reading → The post 100 Years at Federal Ammunition and Xcel Energy Beyond the Yellow Ribbon appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Veteran Federal and State Legislative Issues

6/5/2022
This week we discuss Federal Veteran Legislative Issues with Congressman Tom Emmer, State Veteran Legislative Issues with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and get an update from the Minnesota Association of County Veterans Service Officers. Guests include: Rep. Tom … Continue reading → The post Veteran Federal and State Legislative Issues appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Memorial Day Live 2022

5/30/2022
This morning we are live for Memorial Day from 6-9 AM covering the events happening across the state to honor our fallen. Guests and special co-hosts include: Hour 1 Chaplain (Col.) Buddy Winn, Minnesota National Guard Doug Bley, Minnesota’s Patriot Guard K. … Continue reading → The post Memorial Day Live 2022 appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Minnesota DEED and Minneapolis VA Neurosurgeon

5/29/2022
This week we learn about the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development on becoming a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon company, meet with a neurosurgeon from the Minneapolis VA Health Care System and get an update from our Senior Enlisted … Continue reading → The post Minnesota DEED and Minneapolis VA Neurosurgeon appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul Commissioning

5/22/2022
This week we are recorded live from the USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul where we meet with the Navy League of the United States, Minnesota Council, The USS MSP Commander, Command Senior Chief and a sailor to learn about (LCS 21), a … Continue reading → The post USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul Commissioning appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Tee it Up for the Troops and Veteran Resilience Project

5/15/2022
This week we meet with Tee It Up for the Troops, learn about the Veteran Resilience Project and get an update from the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. Guests include: Tim Wegscheid – Tee it Up for the Troops Jeffrey … Continue reading → The post Tee it Up for the Troops and Veteran Resilience Project appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Shoot for the Troops and Suicide Prevention

5/8/2022
This week learn about Shoot for the Troops, discuss Suicide Prevention with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and get an update from the Minnesota Association of County Veterans Service Officers. Guests include: Ed Suarez – Shoot for the Troops … Continue reading → The post Shoot for the Troops and Suicide Prevention appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Connected Health at the Minneapolis VA and Hugo Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

5/1/2022
This week we learn about Patient Education and Connected Health at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System, meet with Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Network, Hugo, MN and get an update from our Senior Enlisted Advisor. Guest include: Dr. Dan Greenwood … Continue reading → The post Connected Health at the Minneapolis VA and Hugo Beyond the Yellow Ribbon appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Camp Ripley and Minnesota Military and Veterans Museum

4/24/2022
This week learn about the Minnesota Military and Veterans Museum, get an update from the Senior Commander of Camp Ripley and talk with the MN Patriot Guard. Guests include: BG Lowell Kruse – Camp Ripley Randal Dietrich – Minnesota Military … Continue reading → The post Camp Ripley and Minnesota Military and Veterans Museum appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

Veterans Day on the Hill and Minnesota Department of Military Affairs

4/17/2022
This week we meet with the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs, check in with the executive director of the Disabled American Veterans, Department of Minnesota to learn about Veterans Day on the Hill and get an update from the Minneapolis … Continue reading → The post Veterans Day on the Hill and Minnesota Department of Military Affairs appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

MN State Patrol and Operation True Grit

4/10/2022
This week we meet with the Minnesota State Patrol, learn about the Minnesota National Guard’s Operation True Grit and get an update from the Minnesota Association of County Veterans Service Officers. Guests include: Phil Jergenson – Minnesota State Patrol Jill … Continue reading → The post MN State Patrol and Operation True Grit appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.

VA Women’s Health and National Cemetery Administration

4/3/2022
This week we discuss Women’s Health with a doctor from the Minneapolis VA Health Care System, meet with the National Cemetery Administration (NCA) U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and get an update from our Senior Enlisted Advisor. Guests include: Dr. … Continue reading → The post VA Women’s Health and National Cemetery Administration appeared first on Minnesota Military Radio.