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Richard Belling

Richard Belling
VFW 2017-2020
1688 6th Street West
West Fargo, ND 58078
Cell Phone: (701) 541-7222

Military Service

Highest Military Rank: E-5
Branch of Service: Army
Conflicts Served: Vietnam

ACOVA or Coordinating Council Affiliation

VFW
Chairman: Department of Veterans Affairs Committee
ACOVA Term: 
July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020

First term: 2011-2014, 2nd term 2014-2017, 3rd term 2017-2020

Chairman of Department of Veterans Affairs: 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018

ACOVA committees served on:

  • Post War Trust Fund: 2011-2012
  • Legislation: 2011-2012
  • Department of Veterans Affairs: 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015,2015-2016 (Chair), 2016-2017 (Chair), 2017-2018 (Chair)

Member of Veteran Organizations:

  • VFW
    • Past National Council Member
    • Past State Commander
    • Past District Commander 9 & 10
    • District 10 Quartermaster
    • Past Commander post 3363
  • Military Order of the Cooties
    • Past Grand Commander
  • American Legion
    • Past Commander Post 308
    • Treasurer Post 308
  • Vietnam Veterans of America
  • Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
  • AMVETS
  • ND Veterans Home Foundation Board
  • Red River Valley Home Town Hero Award-2018

Civilian Employment

  • Retired ND Department of Transportation 27 years