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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KSJD Interviews
11:03 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Veteran's Affairs - March 27th, 2015

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In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Bert Valencia from local VFW Post 5231 about a new therapy group being offered at the Cortez Vets Center, why services for women vets is starting to take on more importance at the VA, and changes to the new Veterans Choice program that is allowing vets to see medical providers outside the VA system if they live over 40 miles away from a VA clinic.

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Veteran's Affairs
11:47 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Veteran's Affairs - February 27th, 2015

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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 from VFW Post 5231 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 44 about how vets who are passing through Cortez can get help at the local Vets Center, why it is important for women vets to be able to meet with each other, and current events and activities that local veterans organizations have going on.

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Veteran's Affairs
3:46 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Veteran's Affairs - January 30th, 2015

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In this episode of KSJD's monthly program on veterans issues in the Four Corners area, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Bert Valencia and Darla Sanders from VFW Post 5231 and DAV Chapter 44 about the new "Choice" program that has been set up for vets who live over 40 miles from a VA medical center, new services that will be offered in their Cortez Veterans Outreach Center, and the schedule for updates on the veterans business directory.

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Veteran's Affairs
11:12 am
Mon December 29, 2014

Veteran's Affairs - December 26th, 2014

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In this episode of KSJD's monthly program dedicated to veterans issues, KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Bert Valencia of local VFW Post 5231 and Montezuma County Veterans Service Officer Rick Torres about what resources are available to veterans through the county office, and why access to these services is important for servicemen and women and their families.

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Veteran's Affairs
9:37 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Veteran's Affairs - November 28th, 2014

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In this episode of KSJD's monthly veteran's affairs program, KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Bert Valencia and Darla Sanders from local VFW Post 5231 and Disabled American Veterans about their upcoming Christmas Bazaar fundraiser and what veterans can expect at the new Veterans Outreach Center in downtown Cortez.

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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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