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People “Walk and Roll” In Support of Veterans

This is the seventh annual VA2K Walk and Roll event for veterans

FARGO, ND — The Fargo community came out to support area veterans in need. The VA hosted the seventh annual VA2K Walk and Roll. The VA2K Walk is a national event that takes place at VA locations all across the country. In spite of the weather, turnout was high. “This year’s event has been significant,” said Rachel Mustachia of the…

Veterans Show Off Artwork at Fargo’s Veterans Creative Arts Festival

Veterans presented various works they've made through art therepy to help treat their post-traumatic stress

FARGO, N.D. — Post-traumatic stress disorder is all too common among veterans, but one way to ease some of the pain is through art therapy. Some local veterans who use this method showed off their best work at the Fargo VA Medical Center. More than 40 artists submitted about 70 pieces of artwork for this exhibition. The pieces fall under…

North Dakota Senators Address Veterans’ Issues

Senators Hoeven and Heitkamp visited the West Fargo VFW for their Mid-Winter Conference

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Both North Dakota senators were in West Fargo speaking to veterans at a VFW post for their mid–winter conference. There are multiple issues facing veterans these days including budget cuts, homelessness and unemployment, but Senator John Hoeven said North Dakota has made significant progress with veterans’ access to healthcare. “The VA healthcare system that exists here…