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As a Vietnam Veteran, I know that having access to support and services is as important to family members as it is to the veterans themselves. To that end, I have compiled the following list of my favorite recommended veteran support resources.
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Higher Education Resources
Discover the options for military veterans with online schools. Our guide helps veterans navigate the waters of accredited online schools.
Military Discount Guide
The ultimate list of 170+ stores and brands that offer military and veteran discounts in the USA. Save big with our guide to military member savings.
National Resource Directory
National Resource Directory Connects Wounded, Ill & Injured Service Members, Veterans, Their Families, and Caregivers with Those Who Support Them
The Soldiers Project
We provide free, confidential and unlimited mental health services to any active duty service member or veteran who has served since September 11, 2001...
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Primary Veteran Resources:
Make the Connection
Connecting Veterans with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their health, well-being, and everyday lives.
Military.com enables the millions of Americans with military affinity to access their benefits, find jobs, enjoy military discounts, and stay connected.
Veterans can schedule appointments online, refill prescriptions, view their health records, and send Secure Messages to their team using My HealtheVet. Register today to discover a new approach to health care.
National Gulf War Resource Center
The principal purpose of the National Gulf War Resource Center is to: To provide education and support to benefit veterans, active duty personnel and their families. To promote research and provide referrals that will improve the lives of these veterans or enable them to obtain the care and benefits they have earned.
US Department of Veterans Affairs
The US Department of Veterans Affairs provides patient care and federal benefits to veterans and their dependents. The home page for the Department of Veterans Affairs provides links to veterans benefits .and services, as well as information and resources for other Departmental programs and offices.
Veterans Health Administration
VHA is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, providing care at 1,240 health care facilities, including 170 VA Medical Centers and 1,061 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics).
Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.
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Vietnam Veteran Resources:
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Database of the 58,195 Names on The Wall in Wash,D.C. This is the most accurate database online. Military Reunions, Screensavers, Rubbings, Personal Guestbook for all Names
VA Benefits for Vietnam Veterans
Information about VA benefits for United States military Veterans who served during the Vietnam War.
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The American Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization aimed at advocating patriotism across the U.S. through diverse programs and member benefits.
AMVETS National Headquarters was founded in 1944 by and chartered by an act of Congress, the organization has more than 250,000 members.
Disabled American Veterans
Donate to the DAV, Find a DAV Office or Volunteer to Help Veterans and the Disabled American Veterans Charity.
Marine Corps League
Incorporated by an act of Congress in 1937, the Marine Corps League perpetuates the traditions and spirit of ALL Marines who proudly wear or who have worn the eagle, globe and anchor of the Corps.
Paralyzed Veterans Of America
Learn about the mission of Paralyzed Veterans of America and how they serve the needs of veterans with spinal cord injury or disease and all people with disabilities.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
As the largest and oldest war veterans service organization, we have a long and proven history of providing vital assistance and support to America's service members, veterans and their families. From fighting for veterans benefits on Capitol Hill, to financial grants, transition support and educational scholarships, we're there to ensure current and former service members receive the benefits they've earned and deserve.
Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project is a charitable organization that helps veterans and active duty service members. Learn more about our programs or how you can support wounded warriors.
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Additional Veteran Resources:
The rates of prescription drug and alcohol abuse are higher for veterans. Many veterans use substances as a means to cope with PTSD.
Battle Buddy Info is an Internet Directory of resources for the military community. Connect to application forms and resources offered on websites without the chore of navigating through pages of content. Leave reviews and comment on organizations to assist other families find help quicker. Battle Buddy gives YOU a chance to be heard by the community ~for the community.
Financial Resources and Discounts for Military Families
What benefits do military families get that can help make life easier for them?
Mesothelioma Veterans Center - Asbestos Benefits & VA Claims
There are different kinds of VA benefits available for veterans with mesothelioma. It doesn’t matter how long ago your service was. Veterans may get monthly financial benefits to help with cost of living and treatment expenses.
Substance Abuse Resources for Veterans
When veterans return to civilian life, many are faced with new battles, including PTSD and drug misuse. Learn more, including the many treatment options.
Trauma and Sleep
According to the National Center for PTSD, roughly 60% of men and 50% of women will experience at least one traumatic event during their lifetimes. Trauma can cause a wide range of long-lasting, negative health effects, including insomnia and other sleep-related problems.
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