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Eric Abell is the new regional coordinator for veterans benefits at M State in DL, Fergus Falls and Wadena. Vicki Gerdes/Record

Air Force veteran now M State coordinator helping veterans get educational benefits

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This past September, Minnesota State Community & Technical College (M State) in Detroit Lakes played host to the first-ever Northern Minnesota Veterans' Job Fair.


That job fair proved more than a little serendipitous for Eric Abell -- because it led him to his current job as the northwest regional coordinator for veterans' educational benefits at M State.

"I attended that career fair, and found out this position was open," Abell said.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454