The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Never underestimate the government's ability to give you information. It's all here! Reams upon reams...so much for the Paperwork Reduction Act. In the box below you'll find important toll-free VA phone numbers and a listing of VA web sites.
If you want to write to the elected Representative for your district...here is the page to find them.
If you want to write to your Senator...here
is the page to find them.
call Capitol Hill:
Here is a list of the states and links to their Veterans Offices. Once you get to your state be sure to look for county and city listings for veterans. There is lots of great help at the local level.
Here are links to the armed services.
ARMY NAVY AIR FORCE MARINES COAST GUARD
AND INFORMATION ORGANIZATIONS FOR VETERANS
The American Legion is the largest veterans organization in the world. Again, a great source of information and help if you need it. The Legion can represent you in the claims process and you don't have to be a member.
A great organization with incredible resources and lots of information
is the Disabled
American Veterans (DAV). Just click the link to peruse their
services and see if they might be able to help with your particular
Even if you aren't a Vietnam vet the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) can provide great information on VA benefits and dealing with the VA. This is a great site to explore.
USDR is the Uniformed Services Disabled Retirees. This is a
great site for retirees who are disabled. Always up-to-date
information. Find them here...
For veterans' legal assistance in the Los Angeles area... http://www.lafla.org/
Just for women veterans...the help and information you need
at...Sisters Bound by Honor...
Blue Water Navy ... Dioxin exposure information for sailors.
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) ... formerly known as Operation Truth.
Veterans Rest Camp of Minnesota is open to all vets. Click here for more.....
Table Gang offers assistance to hospitalized vets and will
properly dispose of your old American flags.
And don't forget the International Gulf War Council -- a centralized working group for the advancement of veterans health issues.