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April 29, 2015
VFW youth and volunteers honored
Several West Fargo youth and volunteers were honored at the annual VFW Awards and Volunteer Banquet held at VFW Post 7564. The VFW Ladies Auxiliary Patriot Art Contest winners were Hannah Hemmingson, first place; Jessica Baumgartner, second place; Kyra Suder, third place.
April 29, 2015 - 4:05pm
April 22, 2015
West Fargo Legion post named Loren "Doug" Hagen Post 308
Fargo-born Army 1st Lt. Loren "Doug" Hagen was killed in Vietnam on Aug. 7, 1971, when enemy forces ambushed his 14-person patrol. Hagen was 25 years old. On Tuesday, 43 years later, the newly formed West Fargo American Legion Post was named Loren "Doug" Hagen American Legion...
April 22, 2015 - 8:56am
December 2, 2014
Wangen new president of veterans association
Lonnie L. Wangen of Horace has been named the 67th president of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs. Wangen is the third area director to be named president of NASDVA. The last local representation was North Dakota Commissioner Lloyd Zander, who was named...
December 2, 2014 - 4:01pm
'Remembering Our Fallen' on display
The exhibit “Remembering Our Fallen” is being shown at the Fargo Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2101 Elm St. N., Fargo, through Dec. 30. It is a reminder of the ultimate sacrifice made by 21 resident North Dakotans killed in the war on terror. “This exhibit is created so...
December 2, 2014 - 3:09pm
November 5, 2014
Veterans Day program set at VFW post
Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564, Ladies Auxiliary and AMVETS Post 8 are hosting their annual Veterans Day program Tuesday at the VFW Post, 308 Sheyenne St. in West Fargo. A flag-raising ceremony will be held in front of the VFW at 10:45 a.m. followed by a program inside on the upper...
November 5, 2014 - 1:46pm
A lesson in folding the American flag: Veterans share World War II experiences with Cheney Middle School students
They came to learn how to properly fold the American flag. Three classrooms of inquisitive West Fargo Cheney Middle School seventh- and eighth-graders, young enough to be Bob Geske and Harold Taylor’s great-grandchildren, also learned what it was like to serve in World War II. Both...
November 5, 2014 - 10:42am
October 21, 2014
Sitting tribute to a vet
The U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club has placed a black India granite memorial bench at the West Fargo Veterans War Memorial in honor of Michael “Wood” Stenerson. Stenerson, of Moorhead, enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1994 and was discharged in 1998 after being injured in Bosnia....
October 21, 2014 - 4:08pm
June 18, 2014
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...
June 18, 2014 - 2:58pm
May 27, 2014
Veterans can apply for service dogs
North Dakota Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder may now apply for a grant to provide them with a specially trained service dog. These service dogs are trained right here in North Dakota to assist Veterans who suffer from PTSD. The dogs provide special needs of...
May 27, 2014 - 9:29pm
Bonanzaville to hold Veterans Memorial Celebration on Thursday
The Veterans Memorial Celebration will be held at Bonanzaville on Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. This event is held to celebrate our region’s Veterans, military, and their families. All activities are free and open to the entire community. The gates will open at 3 p.m. for free...
May 27, 2014 - 8:35pm
VFW State Convention comes to West Fargo
West Fargo’s VFW Post 7564 – along with the Ladies Auxiliary – will host the 93rd annual convention of the North Dakota Veterans of Foreign Wars and the 78th annual convention of the Ladies Auxiliary to the North Dakota Veterans of Foreign Wars. The convention will be held...
May 27, 2014 - 3:47pm
May 20, 2014
Bonanzaville to hold Veterans Memorial Celebration on May 29
The Veterans Memorial Celebration will be held at Bonanzaville from 3 to 7 p.m. on May 29. This event is held to celebrate our region’s veterans, military and their families. All activities are free and open to the community. The gates will open at 3 p.m. for free admission to...
May 20, 2014 - 3:37pm
April 29, 2014
VFW Buddy Poppy month returns
May is poppy month. Mayor Rich Mattern made it official recently by declaring May as Buddy Poppy Month. VFW Buddy Poppies are assembled by disabled and needy veterans in VA Medical Centers and state veterans homes. The minimal cost of Buddy Poppies to VFW Posts provide compensation...
April 29, 2014 - 3:28pm
April 1, 2014
VFW donates to Veterans Home Foundation
North Dakota Veterans of Foreign Wars and Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564, West Fargo, recently made a donation to the North Dakota Veterans Home Foundation. A ND VFW donation of $4,500 was donated on behalf of Past State Commander Steve Volk’s commander’s project. Volk from Harvey,...
April 1, 2014 - 2:22pm
March 18, 2014
Harwood hosts Military Appreciation Day
A Military Appreciation Day will be held March 23 at the Harwood Community Center to recognize all active duty, National Guard, Reserve and retired military personnel and their families. All of the public is welcome to attend the event from 3 to 6 p.m. to honor those who have served...
March 18, 2014 - 4:58pm