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  • Resources for Veterans: March 25, 2024

    Julie Schrock|Mar 25, 2024

    All Vietnam-era veterans should contact Eddy County Veteran Service Officer Julie Shrock for a Welcome Home coin. Coin description On the front of the coin, the words "State of North Dakota" is placed chief on the coin. The Vietnam Service Ribbon is fess on the coin overlapped by an image of the country of Vietnam, which runs pale. The words "Welcome Home" are base on the coin. On the back of the coin, a border of 238 dots representing the known North Dakota lives lost in Vietnam lies on the...

  • Resources for Veterans: More symptoms linked to Agent Orange

    Julie Schrock|Mar 6, 2023

    Hey Veterans, What’s Shakin’? Did you know … the VA has added Atypical Parkinson’s-like symptoms to a list of Agent Orange-linked illness? This will make U.S. military veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange eligible for the VA’s disability compensation benefits. Atypical Parkinsonism refers to any condition characterized by Parkinson’s-like symptoms – such as tremors, slow movement, impaired speech, or muscle stiffness – caused by health conditions or factors other than Parkinson’s hallmark progressive loss of nerve cells in the brain. If...