Resources for Veterans
The Veterans of Foreign Wars strive to do good things for veterans, their families and their communities. This organization offers assistance through the National Veterans Service, transitioning back into society, troop support programs, post-military help and programs for veterans' family members.
Military, Veterans & Patriotic Service Organizations of America (MVPSOA)
This organization certifies high-quality national nonprofits that help veterans and their families. MVPSOA provides information about scholarships for the children of military personnel and information on funding memorials and museums that honor those who have served our country.
The National Archives: Sources for Veterans Information, Aid and Benefits
This website offers a robust list of government services, including resources for a veteran's specific military branch. Plus, veterans can find out about government assistance in their communities.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers information about suicide prevention, addiction and trauma. Veterans can also learn to cope with fear and anxiety and deal with grief.
U.S. Office of Personal Management's Government-Wide Veterans Employment
On November 9, 2009, President Barack Obama signed Executive Order 13518, Employment of Veterans in the Federal Government, which established the Veterans Employment Initiative. This website is the result. It's helpful for veterans who are looking for a job because it helps the government recruit and employ U.S. veterans.
Student Veterans of America
This organization ensures that veterans are successful in their transition from combat to the classroom by helping them develop student veteran groups on college campuses across the United States. Also, veterans can support fellow student veterans here.
The American Legion
As the nation's largest veteran service organization, the American Legion is committed to mentoring programs in communities across America, advocating for patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security and supporting service members and veterans.