Construction is set to get underway on a new memorial at the State Capitol which honors the family members of military veterans. A groundbreaking for The Military Family Tribute was held Wednesday on the grounds of the State Capitol.
The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a newly redesigned website aimed at giving the state’s veterans improved access to job opportunities, information about healthcare options and benefits, and other services.
Minnesota Veterans Homes in Hastings, Silver Bay, Fergus Falls, Minneapolis and Luverne are holding Memorial Day observances Monday to honor those who died serving the U.S.
Larry Shellito has been confirmed by Minnesota’s Senate as state Veterans Affairs commissioner.
It took less than 10 minutes for Larry Shellito to win the backing of a Minnesota Senate committee, which recommended he be confirmed as state Veterans Affairs commissioner.
Minnesota veterans groups will be at the state Capitol Tuesday to announce their 2011 joint legislative agenda at Veterans Day on the Hill.
Former Minnesota National Guard leader Larry Shellito is returning to state government after a three-month absence as Gov. Mark Dayton’s pick for a Veterans Affairs cabinet position.