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DD-214s Now On Line -- Click HERE for information

Click HERE to review emails.

ND Veterans Home Foundation Golf Tournament. Click HERE for info.

See a few Mid Winter Photos below.

For your Review -click on documents below:

2016 Priority Goals
Action Corps Weekly

Americanism Report Mar 2016
Americanism Report Jan 2016
Bachelor Posts

Bismarck Tribune Article 
         Veterans Helping Hands

Camp Lejune Expanded Benefits 

Community service Matching Grant Info
Community Service Report - Dec 2015
Community Service Report Form - Nov 2015

2016 Department Convention June 2-5

   Alternate Delegate Credential - VFW
   Committee Request - VFW
   Delegate Fee Letter - VFW
   Department of ND Safety 2016
   Agenda 2016
   Candidate Shaun Shenk - Sr Vice Comm

    Hospitality Info
  Law Enforcement 2016

   POW Info for Convention 2016
   Poker Run
   Registration Form - VFW
   Teacher of the YR 2016
   Youth Activities 2016

Department Roster 2015-16

Employment Chairman's Report Aug 2015

Election Results Nov 2015

FACT Sheet Sept 2015
Fargo VA Press Release on National
  Salute to Veterans

Grand Forks Veterans Memorial Park
Hiring Veterans

Intent of Tax Measure for Veterans 1-4-2016

Legislative Report - John Hanson Dec 2015

Legacy Life Members

Membership Application Form - Fillable
National Program Information

National Information Downloads for YOUR Use:

National GO #10 May 2016
National GO #9 April 2016

National GO #8 Mar 2016
National G O #7 Feb 2016
National G O #6 Jan 2016

National G O #3 October 2015
National G O #2 September 2015
National G O #1 August 2015

National HQ Bulletin May 2016
National HQ Bulletin April 2016
National HQ Bulletin Mar 2016
National HQ Bulletin Feb 2016
National HQ Bulletin Jan 2016
National HQ Bulletin October 2015
HQ Bulletin September 2015
National HQ Bulletin August 2015
National HQ Bulletin
July 2015

National News Release - All American Commander
National Program Info for 2015
National Program Info for 2016-17
National Resolution Changes 2015

Orville McLaughlin Fund & Trust Fund Info 2015-16 

Poppy Order Form - New Address

POW Report - Jan 2016

Post Reporting as of May 4 2016
Post Reporting End of Jan 2016
Post Reporting End of Dec 2015
Post Reporting End of Nov 2015
Post Reporting End of Oct 2015
Post Reporting End of Sept 2015
Post Reporting End of Aug 2015

PTSD Support Group Report Feb 2016

Recruiters as of 3-6-16

Service Dogs for America

Service Officer Report - End of April 2016
Service Officer Report - End of Feb 2016
Service Officer Report - End of Jan 2016
Service Officer Report - End of Dec 2015
 Service Officer Report - End of Nov 2015
Service Officer Report - End of Oct 2015
Service Officer Report - End of Sept 2015
Service Officer Report - End of Aug 2015
Service Officer Report - End of July 2015
Service Officer Report - End of June 2015

Social Security - Increase your Benefits

Team RWB - Article 1
Team RWB - Article 2

VFW Auxiliary Questions & Answers Aug 2015

Veterans & Military Support Report - Jan 2016

Training Information:

Sample - Audit Form
Sample - QM Monthly Report Form
Sample - QM Ledger Sheet
SAMPLE - QM Ledger Sheet Example

ND VFW Post Websites


Commander's Corner

ND Department Commander        
        Wayne Paulson
Commander Paulson's May Letter



                      Department Quartermaster/Adj.
                                   James Markey

Welcome Veterans:

If there is anything I can do for you, please contact me. My email is:

If you need to contact any of our Department officers, please click our 
Contact Us page.  Let us know what YOU want on the website.

See you at the Spring District Meetings.

James Markey

 Adjutant/Quartermaster May Bulletin



 NEW ARTICLES: We are starting a new column here. We will be placing the monthly newsletters from your Post. As of now, we only have them from Bismarck, Fargo and West Fargo. If you would like your newsletter posted on the website, just email to Janice Frojen at  We hope you like this addition to your website. We will try to keep them on for an entire year - if space is available. See below:

Bismarck Post 1326 - Jan Newsletter

Bismarck Post 1326 - Oct Newsletter

Bismarck Post 1326 - Sept Newsletter
Bismarck Post 1326 - August Newsletter
Bismarck Post 1326 - July Newsletter

Fargo Post 762 May Newsletter
Fargo Post 762 April Newsletter
Fargo Post 762 March Newsletter
Fargo Post 762 February Newsletter

Fargo Post 762 January Newsletter
Fargo Post 762 December Newsletter
Fargo Post 762 November Newsletter
Fargo Post 762 October Newsletter
Fargo Post 762 September Newsletter

West Fargo Post 7564 - Apr-May Newsletter
West Fargo Post 7564 - Feb-March Newsletter

West Fargo Post 7564 - Dec-Jan Newsletter
West Fargo Post 7564 - Oct-Nov Newsletter

West Fargo Post 7564 - Aug-Sept Newsletter

    ND Veterans Service Officer
                Russel Foster

     VA Regional Office Building
                  Suite 205
        2101 North Elm Street
            Fargo, ND 58102

Commander Paulson's Logo:

Where does YOUR POST fit in this?

Bismarck Post - Flags Across America

Bismarck Post and Auxiliary Members

Bismarck Post Honor Guard

Click HERE to read about the Flags Across America Program and how they came to Bismarck ND.
Another photo of the volunteers putting together the mailing of the Department raffle tickets:

Dept of ND with the help of Post 7564 and it's Auxiliary, prepare the mailing of tickets for the Department's Annual fundraiser.  Look for YOUR tickets in the mail!

We celebrate VETERANS DAY 2016 - VFW Post 9049 in conjunction with the Oakes American Legion and Oakes Public School held a joint Veterans Day Program on Tuesday, November 10. After the program and lunch served to all attendees, WO1 Steve Hoikkala joined Oakes Post members Steve Frojen and George Iverson for a Veteran in the Classroom visit. They spoke to students in grades 3-6.

Below Steve Frojen visits with a student and the teacher aide, Mary Bjornstad:

Photo from National Convention - West Fargo's President Betsy Olson with National President - Ann Panteleakos.

Jamie Olson, West Fargo Post Commander, receives All American Commander Award at National Convention from CIC John Stroud.

Past Department President Rebecca Seehaver presents check to VA Hospital, Women's Center. Along with Rebecca are:
PDP Joyce Weible,, VA Rep; PDP Sharol Paulson and Dept. Sr Vice President, Patti Tuff. Presentation made August 28 2015.

August 28, 2015: Past Department President Rebecca also presents a check to the Roger Maris Cancer Center. These funds were raised by our Department Auxiliaries along with other donations. Also pictured are: PDP's Sharol Paulson and Joyce Weible; Dept Sr Vice Patti Tuff; Dept Jr Vice Loretta Wall; and Roger Maris Representatives.

Department Commander Wayne and Department President Elaine present checks to Lisbon Veterans Home for supplies for the new workshop. L to R: Mark Johnson -Lisbon Home Administrator; Council member for the Lisbon Workshop - Wayne McCullough, Elaine and Wayne.  The Auxiliary raised $4,125 and the VFW raised $7004. GOOD JOB!!
VFW Presents Check to VA Homeless Program. Click HERE for more information: Pictured are L to R:Dr. Breton Weintraub, Fargo VA HCS Chief of Staff, Diana Hall, Fargo VA HCS Programs Manager for Housing and Employment and Neil Prochnow, Past Department Commander.


Fargo Auxiliary prepare to participate in 9-11 Remembrance at the Memorial Bridge in Fargo: L to R: Barb Danielson, Charlene Fisher and Laurie Asmus

Letters From Home entertained  at the West Fargo High School Theater Sept 11. They put on an awesome show!! Here they are with Judy MacDonald and Janice Frojen who organized the event along with Barb Danielson on behalf of the Ways and Means Committee for the Dept. VFW Auxiliary. Entertaining us were Erinn Diaz (L) and Serah Haley (R).

Above two audience members -(R) Bill Tuff -join Erinn and Serah on stage.

Above, more veterans  - Brad Reed, Dave Vetter & Paul Smart - join the Duo on stage along with a 9th grader from WFHS - Haison Nguyen. Click HERE for additional photos.

Department Mid-Winter held in Minot ND - January 2016
Below is Cootie Grand Commander Neil Prochnow and his wife, Kathy:

Department Auxiliary Chairman:  Judy MacDonald, Mae Streich, Joyce Weible, Loretta Wall, Wendy Schumacher, Betsy Olson, Ruby Dannenfelzer and Peggy Headrich.

Department Voice of Democracy winner along with Department Commander Wayne, Department President Elaine, National Reps and Department Chairmen - Loren and Peggy Headrich


Department Patriot's Pen winner:

Department Commander Wayne Paulson and his wife, Sharol:

Department President Elaine Miller and her husband, LeRoy:

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