From 2006 to 2007 Mike Simon served in Iraq. His life changed forever when he was hit by a rocket propelled grenade, suffering a major head injury. After the blast, Mike’s wife Marno noticed a change in her husband. “He was able to call home once a week for about twenty minutes, started making really odd comments,” Marno said.
The number of homeless veterans dropped nearly 53 percent from 2009 to 2012.
A new building has been built near the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis to help military ad veterans’ families in their time of need.
Larry Shellito has been confirmed by Minnesota’s Senate as state Veterans Affairs commissioner.