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.

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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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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