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Local Veterans Employment Representative Program (LVER)

Benefit Category: Federal

Program Description

Local Veterans Employment Representatives (LVER) conduct outreach to employers and engage in advocacy efforts with hiring executives to increase employment opportunities for veterans and encourage the hiring of veterans.

General Program Requirements

LVER staff work with other service providers to promote and facilitate priority services to veterans. LVER staff advocate on behalf of veterans for employment and training opportunities with business, industry and community-based organizations.

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).