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External Military Resources

Paying for School

Active Duty

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Veterans

Spouses

Transition from Military

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Accessing VA Benefits and Services

Taking Care of Yourself

  • Download Stress Is Gone on your smart phone. The application is free for all men and women who have served and helps to decrease the intensity and frequency of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
  • Call Military OneSource to receive confidential help with any aspect of military life.
  • My HealthEVet is the VA’s award-winning e-health website that offers veterans, active duty service members, dependents and caregivers access to VA health care information and services.
  • Headstrong offers a cost-free and confidential treatment program for: PTSD; Anger Management; Trauma and Loss; Addiction.
  • Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans' war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community. All services are free of cost and are strictly confidential.
  • Watch this webinar about Academic Success After a Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • The Department of Veteran Affairs put together a comprehensive list of the top 13 VA health support services listed on one document to maintain your physical and mental wellness. Download the document and print out for easy access.

Career Development

  • Centurion Military Alliance (CMA) offers workshops that assist with “demilitarizing” one’s resume, creating confidence for interviews and identification of an industry or career path that compliments one’s skills. Sign up for a workshop.
  • The mission of Hire Heroes USA is to empower U.S. military members, veterans, and spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce.
  • USAJobs Resume Builder helps you apply to a job within the federal government.

Financial Stability

Family Wellness

  • The Sesame Street Veterans Toolkit helps families cope with their new adventure.
  • Operation Family Caregiver is a program that coaches families of returning service members and veterans to manage the difficulties they face when they come home. This is a personalized program, tailored specifically to the struggles of each family.
  • Need help? USA Cares helps bear the burdens of service by providing post-9/11 military families with financial and advocacy and support in their time of need. They respond to requests within 48 hours.
  • Call Military OneSource to receive confidential help with any aspect of military life.
  • Review the Federal Benefits Handbook for Veterans, Dependents, and Survivors.
  • Wives of War offers support for the spouses of combat veterans through the cycles of deployment and transition into civilian life.

Community Engagement

  • VSO (Veteran Service Organizations) Veteran Service Officers will help you navigate the DVA’s bureaucracy, and their services are free. They will help with gathering the information necessary to support a claim, filing the claim, and tracking the claim through the VA system. They can also assist with filing appeals for denied claims.
  • The MyVA Communities model enables Veteran advocates, service providers, Veterans, and stakeholders to have a voice in identifying their community goals and work to resolve issues at the local level to improve service delivery for Veterans, Service members, and their families.
  • Team Red White and Blue’s (RWB) mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.

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