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.

Finding Veterans' Graves Across Montezuma County

Oct 25, 2019
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On this edition of KSJD's Veteran's Affairs program, Tom Yoder talks with John Davis from local VFW Post 5231 to find out why vets have been frequenting local cemeteries and digging up information on the locations of veteran graves across Montezuma County.

In this edition of KSJD's monthly Veterans Affairs program, Tom Yoder talks with John Davis of local VFW Post 5231 about the 2019 Montezuma Stand Down for Veterans event, and how it helped local vets in need.

Montezuma Stand Down for Veterans

Aug 30, 2019

The Montezuma Stand Down for Veterans event will be held on September 20th in Cortez, a day when local veterans organizations seek to help homeless and at-risk veterans in the area. On this episode of KSJD's Veteran's Affairs program, Tom Yoder talks with Tom Endres and John Davis, organizers of the Montezuma Stand Down for Veterans, about what will happen at the event and why it is important for all local veterans to participate.

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In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, Tom Yoder and Bert Valencia talk with the head of the Colorado Disabled American Veterans, Darla Sanders, about the goals that she has set for the coming year, and how transportation needs for disabled veterans is a top priority.

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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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