Minnesota Department Of Veterans Affairs
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.
State and federal officials are breaking ground on a new state veterans cemetery in the southeastern Minnesota town of Preston. The ceremonial groundbreaking is Friday morning at the 169-acre site off Highway 52 donated by Preston and Fillmore County.
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 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.
It’s been 69 years Tuesday since the Japanese attacked the Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii, drawing the United States into World War II.