Minnesota Veteran - February

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Desk of the Commissioner - February

Commissioner Shellito

As I prepare this month’s column, after watching one of the most exciting Super Bowl games ever played it reinforces my pride in the State of Minnesota and its ability to step forward and show our country and world, that this is an outstanding state, proud of its heritage, and its service to our country.


Lloyd Vollmer - Soldier's Wish

Lloyd Vollmer, a Resident at the Minnesota Veterans Home – Hastings was all smiles when he received a much needed surprise in late January. As he rounded the corner, he was greeted by members of his family waiting happily to share some news with him.



Veterans Day on the Hill - 2018

Monday, March 12th is Veterans Day on the Hill sponsored by the Minnesota Commanders’ Task Force, the United Veterans Legislative Council and the Minnesota Association of County Veterans Service Officers. The rally will take place in the State Capitol Rotunda starting at 10 a.m.

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capitol rotunda

Work at MDVA

The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for individuals across the state interested in joining a team that is committed to helping serve Minnesota Veterans and their families. Whether you are a Veteran, family member, or an individual who wants to show your support for our nation’s heroes, we are confident you will find a career path that is diverse, team-oriented and focused on making a real difference. Some of our current job openings:

Fergus Falls:




Silver Bay: