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    Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
    The DAV employs a corps of highly trained personnel who directly and tirelessly represent veterans and their families with claims for benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Defense, and other government agencies. Veterans do not have to be DAV members to take advantage of this outstanding assistance, which is provided free of charge. - 2-Nov-2005 - Hits: 475 - Rate This | Details
    Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses
    Certain illnesses are associated with Gulf War service in the Southwest Asia theater of military operations from August 2, 1990 to present. Medically unexplained illnesses (also commonly referred to as Gulf War illness or Chronic Multi-symptom illness) are a significant concern for some Veterans who served during the Gulf War.

    VA offers eligible Veterans a free Gulf War Registry health exam to find possible long-term health problems related to Gulf War service. VA also offers health care, disability compensation, and other benefits to eligible Veterans. Their dependents and survivors may also be eligible for benefits. - 11-Sep-2006 - Hits: 487 - Rate This | Details
    Help for Homeless Veterans
    If you are a homeless veteran or a veteran at risk of becoming homeless, these pages provide information that you can use to seek help. They include addresses, phone numbers and websites to find out about services, programs and other help that is available. This Web site's articles addresses the following topics: Getting Started (Developing a plan), Where to go for Help, Replacing Personal Records, Seeking Federal Benefits, Guide for Women Veterans, Guide for Incarcerated Veterans, Phone/Web site List, and Resources for Homeless Veterans. If you experience difficulties getting results or locating services in your local area, call the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, 1-800-VET-HELP. - 11-Jul-2014 - Hits: 164 - Rate This | Details
    PTSD Resource Guide
    This resource guide was created to help veterans and their family members to better recognize the signs and symptoms of PTSD and what steps to take to get help. This comprehensive resource includes a lot of useful information as well as links to very helpful resources including links to military affairs sites for each state. - 18-Jul-2017 - Hits: 90 - Rate This | Details
    Strength in Support
    Strength in Support's founding board members have served veterans and their families in Southern California for decades through their private clinical practices and informal mentoring. In the last few years, as they saw how military funding did not meet the needs of the simultaneous wars over the past decades and how lack of funding impacted veterans services available and wait-times and reduced advocacy for military families, they knew something needed to change. Thus a small group of passionate people, including veterans, military family members, therapists, and businesspeople formed SIS.

    They believe that through a combination of individualized clinical treatment, mentoring, and education they can help veterans progress toward healing and re-engagement in community life. Their staff and volunteers acknowledge and understand the sacrifices these families make, and are passionate about doing whatever possible to meet their needs. - 3-Aug-2017 - Hits: 118 - Rate This | Details
    Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors
    Every year, hundreds of soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines die in service to our country. While some of them will make the ultimate sacrifice on the field of battle, others will lose their lives while living a unique life as a service member. These men and women will leave behind their beloved family and friends. Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is an organization created to provide comfort, support and care to these military survivors. - 13-Oct-2003 - Hits: 662 - Rate This | Details
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Top Rated
    The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides a variety of benefits and services to Service members, Veterans and their families. Below are some of the major program offices within VBA:
    • Compensation Service
    • Pension and Fiduciary Service
    • Insurance Service
    • Benefits Assistance Service
    • Education Service
    • Loan Guaranty Service
    • Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E) Service - 3-Nov-2005 - Hits: 311 - Rate This | Details
    Vet Center
    A significant number of post-war veterans experience difficulties readjusting to civilian life.

    Vet Centers provide a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to all veterans who served in any combat zone. Services are also available for their family members for military related issues.

    Vet Centers also furnish bereavement counseling services to surviving parents, spouses, children and siblings of service members who die of any cause while on active duty, to include federally activated Reserve and National Guard personnel. - 11-Sep-2006 - Hits: 252 - Rate This | Details