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Active Military/Veteran’s Appreciation Event

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Categories: Appreciation

BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA- Area businesses have come together to feed our active Military and Veterans on THURSDAY, November 10, 2022, at the Bismarck/Mandan Elks Lodge. Meal times start at 10:30am and end at 1:30pm. This complimentary turkey dinner includes all the delicious trimmings.


VA opens health care eligibility for Vietnam, Gulf War, post-9/11 Veterans under PACT Act

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Categories: PACT Act, VA Benefits, VA Health

Sanford Health Scholarship for Military members and veterans now available

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Categories: Education

Past ACOVA Chair Lyle Schuchard Passes Away

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Categories: ACOVA

Lyle Schuchard of Bismarck ND passed away on September 6, 2022 at the age of 84.

In 2004 Lyle, an Army Veteran, was appointment by Governor John Hoeven to served on the Administrative Committee On Veteran’s Affairs (ACOVA).  Governor Hoeven later appointed Lyle as Chairman of the ACOVA for which he served from 2009-2011.


North Dakota Veterans Cemetery to Observe 30th Anniversary

Monday, August 29, 2022

Categories: Burial Benefits

MANDAN, N.D. — The North Dakota Veterans Cemetery will host a ceremony in observance of its 30th anniversary on Aug. 31, 2022. The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. (Central Time) at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, 6.5 miles south of Mandan on North Dakota Highway 1806. The public and media are invited.


Council Launches National Veterans Justice Commission with Former U.S. Defense Secretaries Hagel, Panetta

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 05:00 am

Diverse expert panel will examine factors driving veterans’ involvement in criminal justice system, produce recommendations for policy changes


Commission will study why veterans are more likely than nonveterans to get in trouble with the law

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 04:00 am

Categories: Mental Health

A preliminary report found that many risk factors were linked — for example, symptoms of traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress can lead to substance abuse.


North Dakota WWII vet's remains identified 78 years after he died during 'banzai' attack

Friday, August 19, 2022 at 12:22 pm

Categories: POW/MIA

Pfc. Robert L. Alexander of Tolley, North Dakota, received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart awards, according to the state Department of Veterans Affairs.


Retiree Appreciation Days at Camp Grafton, ND

Friday, August 19, 2022

Categories: Appreciation

The ND National Guard and Retiree Advisory Board invite you to attend the weekend festivities from Sept 9 - Sept 11.