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Veterans Service Officer


Douglas Olson                     

Veterans Service Officer

Phone: 701-452-2885
Office: 701-288-5152
    Fax: 701-288-3671
Mailing Address: PO Box 493, Wishek ND 58495
Office Location: 112 1st St NE, Ashley ND (Courthouse)                    

No regular hours.  Call to arrange an appointment at my office in Wishek, ND
2nd Friday of each month, Courthouse in Ashley, ND
9:00 am - 12:00 Noon. 
Please call to make appointment in Ashley.

The County and Tribal Veterans Service Officer advises local veterans and their dependents of their rights and entitlements under various federal and state laws, counsels them, and actively assists them by filling out necessary forms and papers and obtaining documents and affidavits.  Work is generated through inquiries concerning veterans’ benefits or through action of the service officer in seeking out those who need and may be entitled to assistance.  The work is complex and exacting due to the numerous state and federal laws involved and the regulations by which they are administered. These laws cover many and varied benefits including compensation, pension, insurance, death benefits, hospitalization and education.  These services are provided at no charge to the Veterans and their dependents. NDACO

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