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Nelson County VSO

Area(s) served

Veterans Service Officer
Office Hours: Devils Lake: M-W-F 8:00am to 5:00pm. Tuesday 8:00am to Noon, Lakota: Tuesdays 1:-4:30pm and Minnewauken: Thurdays 8:30am -4:30pm
Work Phone: (701) 473-5451
Fax: (701) 473-5571

Military Service

Branch of Service: Navy
Conflicts Served: Vietnam


  • American Legion
  • Disabled American Veterans
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • Nat'l Association of County Veterans Service Officers
  • ND Department of Veterans Affairs
  • The Retired Enlisted Association
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Vietnam Veterans of America


  • American Legion National Accreditation Training 2009
  • ND DVA Accreditation Training
  • National Association of Country Veteran Service Officers 2010
  • VFW Accreditation Training 2010
  • Training, Responsibility, Involvement and Preparation of Claims (T.R.I.P.)
  • ND DVA Spring & Fall Conferences
  • National Veterans Legal Services Program Basic Training

Appointed Nelson County VSO  May 2, 2007

Appointed Benson County VSO September 21, 2016

Ramsey County office hours: Monday-Friday 8:00AM to noon

Nelson County office hours: Monday and Tuesdays: 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Benson County office hours: Wednesday and Thursdays 1:00pm to 4:30pm