Veteran's Affairs

Airing on the last Friday of each month between 8:30-9:00am

Join Bert Valencia and Darla Sanders from local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5231 and the Disabled American Veterans for a monthly discussion of the issues facing veterans in the Four Corners area, their challenges and successes.

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On June 6, the Veterans Administration Mission Act went into effect, designed to greatly improve veteran access to VA healthcare. On this episode of Veteran's Affairs, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with local vet Bert Valencia and Montezuma County Veterans Service Officer Rick Torres about what the Mission Act means for vets in the Four Corners area.

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In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, Tom Yoder and local veteran Bert Valencia talk with Darla Sanders about her recent nomination to be the head of the Colorado department of the Disabled American Veterans organization.

The 2019 Veterans "Stand Down"

Mar 29, 2019
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In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, Tom Yoder talks with Bert Valencia from local VFW Post 5231 about the veteran's Stand Down event that is happening in September of 2019, and how the event supports local vets in need.

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In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, Tom Yoder talks with Bert Valencia from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5231 and John Davis, the grant manager for the VFW post, about how the Veterans Trust Fund grant supports local vets.

Veteran's Affairs: 2018 in Review

Jan 25, 2019
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In this month’s edition of Veteran’s Affairs, Montezuma County veterans service officer Rick Torres discusses claim numbers for 2018, a refresher on the appeals process and what veterans should expect in 2019. 

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