Related Program: Current State Current State #63 | April 10, 2013 By Current State • Apr 10, 2013 Related Program: Current State TweetShareGoogle+Email Listen Listening... / 39:30 Today on Current State: Michigan's first-ever Veterans Affairs Agency; Neighbors in Action features the Open Door Ministry in Lansing; and the first annual Spartan Sports Journalism Classic event. Tags: CS130410TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Director of new state Veteran's Affairs Agency shares plan By Current State • Apr 10, 2013 Flickr Data show that Michigan’s nearly 700,000 veterans are not connecting with important services that state and federal agencies offer involving employment, health and education. To correct the situation, Governor Rick Snyder last month approved $3 million to launch Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. Current State's Mark Bashore speaks with its first director, U.S. Army veteran Jeff Barnes.