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Veterans Bonus

Benefit Category: State

Military Operations Adjusted Compensation

In order to ease the financial hardships and personal and family sacrifice sustained by members of the North Dakota national guard, and North Dakota residents of the reserve, and active duty component who were mobilized  after December 5, 1992, in support of military operations  around  the  world  it  is  the  intent  of  the  legislative  assembly  that  additional compensation be provided to those resident veterans of North Dakota and payment of that compensation is declared to be a public purpose. It is the  further intent of the legislative assembly  to  encourage  those  North  Dakota  resident  veterans  to  continue  their  voluntary membership in the national guard, reserve component, and active military force.

Go to the ND National Guard website for more information and an application or contact a Veterans Service Officer for more information.

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).