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Minnesota Military Radio

Minnesota Military Radio posterCongratulations to the Minnesota Military Radio team for earning two 2015 AVA Digital Awards. The AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, direction, design and production of digital communication. Work ranges from digital engagement campaigns - to audio and video production - to website development - to social media interaction - to mobile marketing.

Minnesota Military Radio earned the following industry recognition:

  • Gold Award: "Tracing the Red Bulls from WWII to Today," air date January 19, 2014. Link to the show.
  • Honorable Mention: "Veterans Day LIVE," air date November 11, 2013. Link to the show.

Minnesota Military Radio airs Sunday mornings at 7 a.m. on Twin Cities News Talk AM 1130, and on over 30 stations throughout Minnesota. A list of current stations, schedules, and a coverage map are available online. Listen to recent episodes at

Minnesota Military Radio is a weekly public affairs program focusing on the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, the Minnesota National Guard and the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program. Vietnam Veteran and volunteer host Tom Lyons is driven to make a difference for today's service members, Veterans and their families. Minnesota Military Radio is about telling the stories of those currently serving, those who've served and the families and communities who have supported them.

Minnesota Military Radio features a weekly message from MDVA Commissioner Larry Shellito.

Listen to this week's message here.

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