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ND Veterans Affairs News: State

NEWS: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact: Mike Nowatzki, 701.328.2424; Aaron Weber, 701.328.2937

 

Burgum forms Task Force for Veterans Affairs to ensure governance, services are best positioned to support veterans

 

Veterans Resource Fair being planned for November 14th, 2018 at the Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (NHSC). Fair will be from 11:00AM to 2:00PM with noon meal provided. The NHSC Veteran Resource Fair will provide direct connections and information about many different types of veteran specific programs and resources. 

Address: Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College Campus

301 College Drive

New Town ND 58763

If you have questions or want to set up a booth contact Nils Landin at  (701) 627-8034 or nlandin@nhsc.edu 

McKenzie County Veteran Service officer Jerry Samuelson organized funeral honors and placed veteran medallions on the headstones of three World War Veterans who died 100 years ago while serving at the University of North Dakota Student Army Training Corps.

From KVRR:

FARGO, N.D. — The Cass County Veterans Service Office honored a private from World War I on the 100th anniversary of the end of the war.

Private Floyd Fuller was inducted into service in Fargo in September of 1918. He passed a month later.

He was part of the Student Army Training Corps at UND and was one of the victims of the influenza pandemic in Grand Forks.

The Army National Guard led a procession to the gravesite at the memorial.

Mandan, N.D. – A 100th Anniversary memorial ceremony for Pvt. Everett Henry Gilbert who died from complications of pneumonia in 1918 while in training on the University of North Dakota (UND) campus for action in World War I was conducted Friday, October 19, 2018 at 10:00am.

October 4, 2018                                                           For Additional Comments                                                                                                                         Darrell Dorgan 701-226-4431

      

                                         ----WWI Centennial Events-----

Mandan, N.D. – A 100th Anniversary memorial ceremony for Pvt. Everett Henry Gilbert who died from complications of pneumonia in 1918 while in training on the University of North Dakota (UND) campus for action in World War I is set for Friday, October 19, 2018 starting at 10:00am.

In Memoriam of…
Cass County Veterans Service Office will honor Pvt. Floyd Fuller in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Great War’s end.
October 24th, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, Fargo, ND
Pvt. Fuller was inducted into service in Fargo on September 1, 1918. He was a member of the Student Army Training Corps (SATC) at UND. Pvt. Fuller was the 17th victim of the Influenza Pandemic that swept through Grand Forks. A Veterans Medallion will be

No Cost workshop planned for Veteran Owned Businesses. Will be held at the Raymond J. Bohn Armory in Bismarck on October 27, 2018.

News Release
October 4, 2018
Additional Comments Darrell Dorgan 701-226-4431
-----WWI Centennial Events-----
One hundred years-ago in October, 26,000 American soldiers died on the battlefields of France in one of the final battles of WWI. Hundreds of them were from North Dakota. During the coming month, events will take place to commemorate sacrifices the young soldiers from North Dakota and across the country made in defense of freedom and liberty.
 

100th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony for World War I Veteran Pvt. Warren A. Parker
Grand Forks, North Dakota - 1:00 PM October 14, 2018 -

100th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony for Pvt. Warren Arthur Parker who died from complications of the Influenza Pandemic of 1918 while in training on the University of North Dakota campus for action in World War I set for Sunday, October 14, 2018 starting at 1:00 PM.

Cass County Veteran Service Office holds 2nd Annual "Got Your Six" Blanket and Coat Drive. October 1-31, 2018.

The 3rd Annual Charity Car and Vendor Show benefiting Service Dogs for America and ND Veterans will be hosted in Hebron August 11, 2018. Vehicles can be registered between 10am and noon for $10. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies will be awarded in three categories. Vendors and crafters will be displaying and selling products and the Bismarck Vet Center will be onsite to answer questions. There will be door prizes, DJ entertainment will be providing great music and a 50/50 raffle will be benefiting the Service Dogs as well. 

The Cass County Veteran Service Officer Dan Thorstad announced that they are finally moved into their new office suite on the main level of the Cass County Court House. Office address remains 211 9th Stree S in Fargo. Open house will be August 6th from 1PM to 4PM. All are invited!

Learn more about the Cass County VSO Officehttps://www.nd.gov/veterans/service-officers/county/cass 

The North Dakota Administrative Committee on Veterans Affairs (ACOVA) approves the Policies and Procedures for the conferring of the North Dakota Commemorative Memorial Coin, also known as a Funeral Honor Coin, upon a family member during a Veterans funeral honors ceremony.

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