08.21.2023 – Michael McLaughlin
Michael McLaughlin is a Member of the Mankato, MN City Council, Director of Veteran Services for Blue Earth County in Minnesota, former Outreach and Program Coordinator for Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, as well as being a Past Post Commander for local VFW and American Legion chapters. Mike has served on the Citizen Park Advisory Board, is a member of the National Association of County Veteran Services Officers and Department of Veteran Affairs. Mike has had the honor of meeting the President of The United States and attended a State Of The Union after being instrumental in the creation of the new G.I. Bill. Mike lives in Mankato, MN with his wife Megan and three children. He continues to volunteer and serve his community and is one of the hosts and creators of Strength From Service podcast.