Veteran's Affairs

Last Friday of each month on the Zine, 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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Veteran's Affairs
9:46 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Veteran's Affairs - October 24th, 2014

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KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Bert Valencia and Darla Sanders from local VFW Post 5231 and Disabled American Veterans in this special Fall Membership Drive episode of KSJD's monthly veteran's affairs program looking at issues facing military servicemen and women in the Four Corners area and beyond.

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Veteran's Affairs
9:39 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Veteran's Affairs - August 29th, 2014

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In this episode of KSJD's monthly veteran's affairs program, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Bert Valencia and Darla Sanders of local VFW Post 5231 about the latest reports of problems at VA medical centers across the country and long waiting times for veterans and what this situation is like in the Four Corners area. Also, a new Veterans Outreach Center is set to open in Cortez, and event announcements for October and November.

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Veteran's Affairs
11:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Veteran's Affairs - May 30th, 2014

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In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Rick Torres, Montezuma County Veterans Service Officer, and Bert Valencia from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5231 about issues that will be covered at a Veterans Forum on June 14th in Cortez, Colorado. Topics include why it is important for veterans to sign up for benefits as soon as possible, and why families of vets should also understand how VA and other benefit programs work.

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Veteran's Affairs
10:37 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Veteran's Affairs - April 25th, 2014

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Veterans in the Four Corners face challenges that are sometimes unknown or misunderstood by the civilian public. In this special KSJD Spring Membership Drive episode of the Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Bert Valencia from VFW Post 5231 about vets of all ages who are dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Veteran's Affairs
10:21 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Veteran's Affairs - March 28th, 2014

KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Darla Sanders from local VFW Post 5231 and Disabled American Veterans about issues surrounding women in the military and how they cope with incidents of sexual harassment and discrimination.

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Veteran's Affairs
11:42 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Veteran's Affairs - February 28th, 2014

KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Darla Sanders from local VFW Post 5231 and Disabled American Veterans about upcoming fundraising events these organizations are sponsoring, and her perspective on proposed budget cuts to veteran's benefits programs.

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