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In this Veteran's Affairs episode, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Bert Valencia from local VFW Post 5231 and Montezuma County Veterans Officer Rick Torres about 2016 data on how veterans are doing getting adequate health care and other benefits, and what they can expect in 2017.

Veteran's Affairs - 2016 Year In Review

Nov 25, 2016

In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with local veteran Bert Valencia of VFW Post 5231 about some of the big issues that vets faced in 2016.

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At least 200 children, parents, and families lined Montezuma Avenue Friday afternoon as the late fall sun illuminated American flags held by veterans, military personnel, and other community members. This was the Veterans Day parade in Cortez.

Bringing Younger and Older Veterans Together

Oct 28, 2016
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In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Darla Sanders and Eljay Rogers from local Disabled American Veterans Chapter 44 about the different perspectives that younger vets have that sometimes put them at odds with older vets, and why it is important that vets of all ages come together around issues they hold in common.

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In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, Tom Yoder talks with Rick Torres, Montezuma County Veteran's Service Officer, about how claims for local vets improves their quality of life, staffing additions in his office, and updates on local veterans events.

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