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Related Links for Veterans

(in alphabetical order)

American Legion - chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to service members and veterans.

Benefits for Veterans and How to Apply (.doc, 106 KB)

Bureau of Navel Personnel/Navy Personnel Command - strives to support the needs of the Navy by providing the fleet with the right person in the right place at the right time, using the most efficient HR process.

Disabled American Veterans - a non-profit 501(c)(4) charity dedicated to building better lives for America’s disabled veterans and their families.

Federal Business Opportunities - site for doing business with the government.

GI Bill Information - A son of a veteran recommends this web site used to assist with using the GI BILL for school.  - source to find and apply for federal grants.

Pets for Vets - An organization that teams returning veterans with shelter pets. This is done to ease PTSD and the emotional scars that veterans carry with them.  Needy shelter dogs receive a second chance at life while giving our returning soldiers a second chance at health and happiness. The bonds of friendship formed between man and animal have the power to ease the suffering of our troops when they return from overseas.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Fulfilling President Lincoln's promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans. To provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned - and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.

USO (United Service Organizations) - a bridge between the American public and the U.S. military. In times of peace and war, the USO has consistently delivered its special brand of comfort, morale and recreational services to the military. The USO, a congressionally chartered, private, nonprofit organization, relies on the generosity of individuals and corporations to support USO activities.

VFW - Veteran's of Foreign Wars - enhances the lives of millions by "honoring the dead by helping the living" through community service programs and special projects.