Shellito plans to reach out to veterans
Larry Shellito commanded thousands of Minnesota National Guard troops the past seven years, including those fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, but now faces a different kind of battle.
As the newly named Minnesota Veterans' Affairs Department commissioner, the 65-year-old retired major general said that his major task will be making sure the state's veterans know his agency can help them.
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