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ND Veterans Affairs News: State

Governor Doug Burgum appointed Dan Brown, Dean Overby, Glenn Wahus and James Verwey each to a three-year term on the Administrative Committee on Veterans Affairs (ACOVA). Dan Brown, a resident of Williston ND, is an Army Veteran. Dean Overby, a resident of Wahpeton, is a veteran of the Marine Corps. Glenn Wahus, a resident of Watford City, is a Navy Veteran. James Verwey, a resident of Valley City, is a Vietnam War Veteran who retired as a Command Sergeant Major after serving over 36 years in the Army to include the ND National Guard.

May 2, 2019

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sanford Health is accepting applications for four $5,000 scholarships awarded annually to veterans, Guard/Reserve members or active duty military service members who have demonstrated leadership and commitment in their community.

The Sanford Health Military and Veteran Scholarship honors those who have furthered their own progress and enriched the lives of others, especially in service, academics and community involvement.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ND Department of Veterans Affairs (NDDVA) Announces the “Commissioners Challenge” on Suicide Prevention

PRESS RELEASE:

2019 Camp Grafton Disabled Veteran  Deer Hunt

                                                                          

Military Appreciation Day In Medora is an annual tradition at Medora! This year July 7th will be the a day for Veterans  and Active Duty Military Members to enjoy Medora be honored.

 

Veterans and active-duty service members get into the Medora Musical FREE, enjoy a Keg social in the afternoon and will be treated to something special to kick-off the night's show!

July 7th Events to be aware of:

 

4:30pm - FREE Keg Social at the Tjaden Terrace -- home of the Pitchfork Steak Fondue

 

5:30pm - Pitchfork Steak Fondue

 

Burgum to sign proclamation Monday during celebration to mark adoption of Patriots’ Day holiday in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (April 11, 2019) – Sponsors and supporters of a recently signed bill that makes North Dakota the fifth state to observe Patriots’ Day as an official state holiday will hold a celebration Monday at the Capitol in Bismarck, with Gov. Doug Burgum signing a proclamation.

North Dakota veterans with a 50 percent or greater, service-related disability and former POWs are eligible for a free lifetime permit. All other North Dakota veterans with service related disabilities are eligible to receive an annual permit for $28. This program is available to North Dakota residents only, with Report of Benefit letter from the VA, or a North Dakota DAV/POW license plate.

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

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