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VFW Post 7564 elects 3

Jamie and Elizabeth Olson and Mike Wiersma have been elected to positions with Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564 of West Fargo.

Jamie Olson has been elected post commander for 2014-15. He is a U.S. Navy veteran serving in the first Gulf War aboard the USS England, a guided missile cruiser.

A 1989 West Fargo High School graduate, he is the West Fargo Park District facilities manager for Veterans Memorial Arena and Veterans Memorial Swimming Pool.

His wife, Elizabeth (Betty), was elected president of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She graduated from Fargo South High School in 1992.

The Olsons have three sons.

Wiersma was elected Seam Squirrel Commander of Pup Tent 8 of West Fargo.

He is a 24-year Army and National Guard veteran who saw duty in Iraq.

He and his wife, Darcy, reside in West Fargo with their six children.

Wiersma is employed as a heating and cooling specialist with Fargo VA Healthcare.