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Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP)

Benefit Category: Federal

Program Description

Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) specialists provide intensive services to meet the employment needs of disabled veterans and other eligible veterans, with the maximum emphasis directed toward serving those who are economically or educationally disadvantaged, including homeless veterans, and veterans with barriers to employment.

General Program Requirements

DVOP specialists facilitate intensive services to all veterans including special disabled veterans, disabled veterans, economically or educationally disadvantaged veterans, and veterans with other barriers to employment (especially homeless veterans).

Contact the regional Veterans Employment and Training Service (VETS) office for more information. 

In North Dakota:

DVET 
Gerald (Jerry) H. Meske
Meske.Gerald@dol.gov

VPA 
Chris Freyman
freyman.christophe@dol.gov

Phone: (701) 250-4337
Fax: (701) 328-2890

Veterans' Employment and Training Service
U.S. Department of Labor
1000 E. Divide Avenue
Bismarck, North Dakota 58501

 

Discharge Requests

Most Veteran’s benefits require that applicants provide a copy of their Form DD 214 or discharge record, which is evidence of their veteran status. This is an important document and must be safeguarded. In the State of North Dakota separation documents are considered confidential and privileged NDCC 37-18-11 (13). National Guard members may receive a NGB22 and /or NGB23 upon obtaining 20 years of satisfactory service (20 year letter).