VIDEO: Gov. Mark Dayton's Veterans Day Address

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton delivered the keynote address during the state's official Veterans Day ceremony in Inver Grove Heights on Friday morning.

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton recalled his visits to Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan and the beaches of Normandy during his short Veterans Day speech, delivered in Inver Grove Heights on Friday morning.

During his remarks, Dayton also emphasized the importance of finding jobs for veterans, and touted the proposed expansion of the state's GI Bill as a step toward securing employment for some of the roughly 400,000 veterans in Minnesota.

The speech was part of the state's official Veterans Day ceremony, which included a community breakfast, and presentations from other local and state officials.


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