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Suicide Prevention Hot Line

1-800-273-8255

Veterans Press 1 – The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has founded a national suicide prevention hotline to ensure veterans in emotional crisis have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors.


America Cold War Veterans

http://www.americancoldwarvets.org/

Our Mission is to bring respect, recognition and awareness to Veterans of the Cold War era no matter what branch of service, whether active duty, reserve or National Guard. We are committed to honoring the sacrifices made by millions of American men and women during the Cold War, especially those who paid the ultimate price of life or liberty.


America Supports You Texas

http://www.americasupportsyoutexas.org/

We are dedicated to supporting U.S. military service members and veterans, as well as their families. We welcome everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, or gender…


The American Legion

http://www.legion.org

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veterans organization, devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a not-for-profit community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members, men and women, in nearly 15,000 American Legion posts worldwide.


American Women Veterans

http://www.americanwomenveterans.com

American Women Veterans is the nation's preeminent veterans organization dedicated to advancing and preserving the legacy of women in service to our nation. We welcome veterans and supporters from all branches and eras.


The Arkansas MV Travelers

http://www.armvpa.com/

The AR MVPA, also known as the AR “MV” Travelers, was established in September of 1991 by a small group of men in Hardy, Arkansas. It became an affiliate of the International MVPA in March of 1992. The club membership covers a substantial portion of Arkansas as well as numerous other states. Vehicle ownership has grown from approximately 40 to more than 500. Our vehicles are in various stages of restoration, ranging from “as found” to international convention show winners.


Armed with Science

http://science.dodlive.mil/

Armed with Science highlights the importance of science and technology to military operations and celebrates those involved in cutting-edge research, development, and education.


Blue Star Families

http://www.bluestarfam.org/

Blue Star Families is a non-partisan, non-profit organization, created by real military families. We are committed to supporting one another through the unique challenges of military service and asking the larger civilian population to help as well, connecting military families regardless of rank, branch of service or physical location, and empowering military family members to create the best personal and family life possible for themselves.


Blue Star Mothers

http://www.bluestarmothers.org/

The Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. is a non-partisan, non-political organization. We are mothers who now have, or have had, children honorably serving in the military. We do not support any political candidate, nor do we endorse any religious organization. The military represents all aspects of America as does our organization.


Branson.com

http://www.branson.com/

Branson.com is the official website for EVERYTHING that’s happening in Branson, Missouri. Click to find discount show tickets, lodging, and attractions.


Branson Military Groups

http://www.bransongroups.com/military-groups.htm
Branson, Missouri is America’s Hometown for Military Reunions! On a daily basis, virtually every Branson business welcomes Veterans with open arms and patriotic pride. American flags adorn the city as a natural statement of the area’s love of country. Dozens of events are held annually to celebrate and commemorate our nation’s true heroes.


Branson Tourism Center

http://www.bransontourismcenter.com/
Branson Tourism Center offers discounts on Branson shows, lodging, packages, even a discount on gas for your next Branson, Missouri vacation. We can even customize a package for you, or book just show tickets or lodging! Anything you need with NO SERVICE FEES!


Branson Veterans Task Force

http://www.bransonveterans.com

More than a slogan, it’s a way of life here in the Live Entertainment Capital of the World, Branson, Missouri. We are dedicated to honoring our Nation’s brave soldiers and military personnel year round.


Carry The Flame

http://www.carrytheflame.org/
Carry the Flame Across America provides financial and educational support for military families and the children of American Armed Forces personnel both veteran and active duty that may be or have been affected by deployment, disability or loss while serving on our orders. Carry the Flame has no political agenda or affiliation.


Days of Smoke

Book Link

DAYS OF SMOKE looks at war and Holocaust through the eyes of Hans Udet, a flyer involved from the earliest days with Hitler’s air force. Across battlefields raging over much of Europe, Hans progresses from naïve young fighter pilot to ace of increasing rank and responsibility. But unfolding events pit Hans’ love of the Fatherland against his natural compassion for humanity, after he saves a young Jewish woman from brutal assault. As growing feelings for Rachel sensitize him to the so-called “Jewish problem,” Hans is torn between his sense of duty to Germany and mounting disdain for its Nazi leadership.


DTIC Online

http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/
The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC®) serves the DoD community as the largest central resource for DoD and government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today.


Disability.gov

http://www.disability.gov/

Connecting the disability community to information and opportunities.


Gratitude Campaign

http://www.gratitudecampaign.org/

If you look around you I’m sure that you’ll find lots of people who are serving their communities, from local to global. If you appreciate their service, give them a sign. Say “thank you from the bottom of my heart.”


Feds Hire Vets

http://www.fedshirevets.gov/

This website is a critical component of the Federal Government's strategy for the recruitment and employment of Veterans.


Flame of Freedom

http://www.rtflameoffreedom.com

Rolling Thunder's Flame of Freedom is one of two premier symbols of the movement to convince our government to allow the return of American POW's from Southeast Asia, Russia, China, Middle-East and anywhere around the world they remain.


GI Bill Website

GI Bill

Contains information about VA education benefit programs, including the GI Bill, Tuition Assistance, Veterans Educational Assistance, and more.


Gold Star Mothers

http://goldstarmoms.com/

We’re an organization of mothers who have lost a son or daughter in the service of our country. If you’re a member of the public, we participate in many memorial events around the country and you’re welcome to join us. If you’ve lost your child and would like the community of others in your situation, we invite you to join us. No one knows how you feel like another mother who has lost a child.


Her War, Her Voice!

http://herwarhervoice.com/

Whether walking down a street, through an airport, or across a parade field, a military uniform signifies service. War. Strength. Pride. And sacrifice. We all know that uniform embodies courage and valor. But what of those who wear no uniform? What of those on the battlefield here at home?


Here’s to the Heroes

https://wavesofhonor.com/

We are proud to salute the men and women of our armed forces and their families. Throughout 2016, members of the military and as many as three direct dependents may enter SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, or Sesame Place parks with a single-day complimentary admission.


Hemant Thakur, M.D.

http://s122430080.onlinehome.us

Dr. Hemant Thakur is a medical doctor, an assistant clinical professor, psychiatrist with specialized training in psychosomatic medicine, and a specialist in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He has worked as a psychiatrist in various mental health settings including inpatient/outpatient Psychiatry programs, Riker’s Island Prison in New York City, and many alcohol and drug rehabilitation programs. Dr. Thakur is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve, businessman, and inventor.


Hire Veterans

http://www.hireveterans.com/

As part of the Veterans Today Network, we service hundreds of thousands of job seekers from the military community – active service members, veterans, DoD civilians, spouses, family members and others. Recognized by industry experts as a leader, we offer Employers access to resumes and job postings so that they can reach our unique visitors. For U.S. Veteran Job Seekers, we offer the very best and relevant jobs offered by world class companies in the USA and abroad.


Homeless Veterans

http://www.va.gov/HOMELESS/

If you are a Veteran who has lost your home, receive the support you've earned to get back on your feet. Contact VA's National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) to speak to a trained VA responder. The hotline and online chat are free and neither VA registration nor enrollment in VA healthcare is required to use either service.


Homes For Our Troops

https://www.hfotusa.org//

We are Homes for Our Troops, a national non-profit, non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2004. We are strongly committed to helping those who have selflessly given to our country and have returned home with serious disabilities and injuries since September 11, 2001. It is our duty and our honor to assist severely injured Servicemen and Servicewomen and their immediate families by raising donations of money, building materials and professional labor and to coordinate the process of building a home that provides maximum freedom of movement and the ability to live more independently.


Honor Tour

http://www.honortour.com/

The purpose of the Honor Tour is to recognize and honor the service and sacrifice of our veterans. This is the Greatest Generation, the generation that literally saved the world. While at their memorial, these veterans will be admired and thanks for their service to this country and the world by many visitors at the memorial.


In Their Honor

Book Link
In Their Honor: The Men Behind the Names of Our Military Installations is a collection of 524 biographies about men who served our country in such a way that the U.S. military memorialized their names on the gates of installations, both in the United States and overseas. In Their Honor gives the reader a glimpse into the lives of these men who performed heroic deeds, demonstrated civic responsibility, or in some way gave their lives in the defense of our country.


Ladies of Liberty

http://soldiersangels.org/ladies-of-liberty.html

The Ladies of Liberty team of Soldiers’ Angels focuses on the needs of deployed female servicemembers. We understand that females are instrumental in the current war (as in the past), and make special efforts to support them in their missions while showcasing our appreciation for their service. We assist with supplies for their unique health and hygiene needs, and help them experience a few pampering moments to rejuvenate and “be good to themselves.”


Lawyers Serving Warriors

http://www.lawyersservingwarriors.com/

Through our nationwide network of volunteer attorneys, Lawyers Serving Warriors™ has provided free legal services to hundreds of warriors who served in OIF or OEF. We are currently analyzing the cases of hundreds of other OIF/OEF warriors to determine whether one of our volunteer attorneys is able to help get a better result.


Learn How To Become

http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/veterans-guide-to-getting-hired/

As the number of active duty military personnel falls, so too does the number of veterans looking for careers as civilians. We created this guidebook to help the men and women of the United States military better understand the various career resources at their disposal. Key elements of the guide include job search tools for veterans, unique job search challenges faced by veterans, and various vocational rehabilitation programs for vets.


The Lost Heroes Art Quilt

http://www.lostheroesartquilt.org

The lost heroes art quilt is not intended to promote any political or ideological viewpoint. The intention is to honor the memory of the extraordinary young men and women who fought for our nation.


Lucky Enough, The Book

Book Link

“Lucky Enough” is the story of a remarkable man who spent a lifetime living despite wounds that might have destroyed a less determined person. Grim though his launch into adulthood at the tender age of nineteen was, Eddie reflects on the blessings he enjoyed — a loving wife, children and grandchildren, friends and a business. His journey to middle age was a joyous one — and yet, there was something he had to do — an old debt to a man who died beside a hedgerow in Vietnam many years ago.


Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, MANSCEN, Fort Leonard Wood, MSCoE, Center of Excellence.

http://www.wood.army.mil/

The United States Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence at Fort Leonard Wood builds strong warriors, leaders, families, and forces in a Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational environment, partnered with Industry and Academia, in order to defend the nation through full-spectrum operations.


Marine Parents

http://www.marineparents.com/

MarineParents.com was founded on the philosophy of a Place to Connect & Share™, giving you many options to communicate with other Marine Corps families.


Military.com

http://www.military.com/

Benefiting the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard.


Military Brat Life

http://www.militarybratlife.com/

Military Brat Life is an online magazine which celebrates all that is unique and special about growing up in a military family. Military Brat Life is a forum where all Military Brats from all service branches can share their experiences, their stories, and support brats who need help coping with the world outside of military bases.


Military Ministry

http://crumilitary.org/

It is Military Ministry's privilege to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with military men and women, veterans and military families. Our ministries, resources, and partnerships are all based on the belief that faith makes a difference in the lives of those in harm's way - those who have answered the call to serve their nations and live with the special conditions and stresses of military life, whether on the front lines or on the home front, whether before, during, or after deployments into combat.


Military Writers Society of America

http://www.mwsadispatches.com/

We are an association of more than eight-hundred authors, poets, and artists, drawn together by the common bond of military service. Most of our members are active duty military, retirees, or military veterans. A few are lifelong civilians who have chosen to honor our military through their writings or their art. Our only core principle is a love of the men and women who defend this nation, and a deeply personal understanding of their sacrifice and dedication.


Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Missouri

http://www.mophmissouri.com/

Military Order of the Purple Heart, Department of Missouri.


Military Times

http://www.militarytimes.com/

Your online source for everything Military: Military News, pay, benefits, photos, videos, discussions, blogs and military discounts.


The Mission Continues

http://www.missioncontinues.org/

The Mission Continues was built on the belief that our returning wounded should be recognized not only for the sacrifices they have made, but for everything they have left to give. We award fellowships to empower wounded and disabled veterans to serve in their communities.


Missouri Veterans Commission

http://mvc.dps.mo.gov/

The Missouri Veterans Commission will provide our Veterans with timely benefits assistance, skilled nursing care and a final resting place with honor.


MOPH (Military Order of the Purple Heart) Service Foundation, Inc

http://www.purpleheart.org

The Military Order of the Purple Heart of the U.S.A, Inc. was formed in 1932 for the protection and mutual interest of all combat wounded veterans and active duty men and women who have received the Purple Heart Medal. Chartered by Congress, the MOPH is unique among Veteran Service Organizations in that all its members were wounded in combat. Chief among its goals are Patriotism, Fraternalism, and the Preservation of America's military history. MOPH is a not-for-profit cooperation and is tax exempt under Section 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.

Through its National Service Program, MOPH operates a nationwide network of National Service Offices to assist all veterans, their spouses and dependents, and their survivors in obtaining well deserved benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.


Navy Vets

http://navyvets.com/

A Social Network for Navy Veterans of the United States of America.


Operation Gratitude

http://www.operationgratitude.com

Operation Gratitude seeks to lift morale and put smiles on faces by sending care packages addressed to individual Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines deployed overseas. Operation Gratitude care packages contain food, hygiene products, entertainment items and personal letters of appreciation, all wrapped with good wishes of love and support.


National Resource Directory

https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/nrd

An online partnership for wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans, their families and those who support them.


Perfect Valor

http://www.perfectvalor.com/

Perfect Valor is the story of the price extracted from US forces and the legacy of that campaign as seen through the eyes of the men and women who were there, risking their lives in service to their country.


P.O.W. Letters

http://www.powletters.com/


P.O.W. Network

http://www.pownetwork.org

Since 11/11/89, P.O.W. Network is dedicated to information distribution on our Prisoners of War and Missing in Action Servicemen.


Point Man Ministries of Tulsa

http://www.pointmanoftulsa.com

Point Man Ministries of Tulsa is a 501(c)3 organization that is committed to providing assistance to combat veterans of any war.


Purple Heart Services

http://www.purpleheartservices.com/

Purple Heart Services offers low cost call center, contact center, and help desk services and solutions.


Purple Scribe

Book Link

Book Link of Terry Gould – Author of “How Can You Mend This Purple Heart”.


Reach The Homeless

http://reachthehomeless.devpost.com/

Project REACH (Real-Time Electronic Access for Caregivers and the Homeless) challenges applicants to make a free, easy-to-use, and broadly accessible web- and Smartphone app to provide current and up-to-date information about housing and shelter, health clinics, food banks, and other services available to the homeless.


Returning Heroes Home

http://wfsupportfund.org/

Returning Heroes Home (RHH) is a local, San Antonio, 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works in collaboration with the U.S. military to support wounded, ill, and injured Warriors and their Family Members seeking relief through the Warrior and Family Support Center (WFSC) while receiving medical treatment at the San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) on Joint Base Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas.


Show-Me Heroes

https://showmeheroes.mo.gov/

This website will list the names of every employer who has signed the pledge to hire a Missouri Veteran, and allow Veterans to see the employers in their region who have taken the pledge.


SitterCity Child Care Program

https://www.sittercity.com/

Sittercity connects families with quality local in-home caregivers, with over 1 million caregivers nationwide.

Your Sittercity membership gives you online access to local caregivers with profiles that include pictures, parent reviews, references, background checks* and more.


Sgt Grit Marine Corps Specialties

http://www.grunt.com/

Sgt Grit began in 1988 with one t-shirt and a strong desire to help Marines. It progressed from being a business run out of the basement, to a 12,500 sq. ft. warehouse and showroom with everything a Marine can imagine.


Soldiers’ Angels

http://www.soldiersangels.org/

Soldiers’ Angels is a volunteer-led 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and their families. Founded by the mother of two American soldiers, its hundreds of thousands of Angel volunteers assist veterans, wounded and deployed personnel and their families in a variety of unique and effective ways.


Tears of a Warrior

http://tearsofawarrior.com/

Tears of a Warrior is a patriotic book written about soldiers who are called to duty to serve their country. This is a story of courage, valor, and life-long sacrifice. After the cries of battle have ended, warriors return home to face their physical and mental challenges. Some who made the supreme sacrifice return home in a box draped in the American flag. Those more fortunate, often scarred for life, try to establish a new beginning for themselves and their families. Unfortunately, for many veterans and their families, life will never be the same. Society, overall, is simply too far removed from the realities of combat and a world filed with atrocities to truly comprehend or appreciate the experiences of returning veterans. If we send them, then we must mend them.


Vance Air Force Base

http://www.vance.af.mil/

The mission of the 71st Flying Training Wing is to train world-class pilots for our Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and our Allies and to prepare AEF warriors to deploy in support of our combatant commanders.


U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

http://www.va.gov/

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.


Verizon

http://www.verizon.com/about/careers/we-salute-you

Verizon is honored to support veterans and military spouses across the country with employment opportunities, career resources, state-of-the-art technology and benefits exclusive to military families. You can read about their military network, view current openings, and learn more about the programs please visit our site.

http://www.verizon.com/about/military-workforce

Verizon compiled an infographic detailing their military recruiting efforts and awards recognizing their military support.


Veteran’s Airlift Command

http://www.veteransairlift.org

The Veterans Airlift Command provides free air transportation to wounded warriors, veterans and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots.


Veterans Business Resource Center

http://www.vetbiz.com/

The Saint Louis Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC) is a Project of the Veterans Advocacy Foundation; a St. Louis based nonprofit organization, with supporting funding provided by the Small Business Adminstration and local members of the Veteran Business Community.


Veteran Family Network

http://www.veteranfamilynetwork.com

Uniting All Veterans, Active Duty, Reservists and their families. Using the strength of our numbers to obtain special discounts and privileges..


Vietnam Veterans of America

http://www.bransonvva913.com/

Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans of America is the only national Vietnam veterans organization congressionally chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. VVA is organized as a not-for-profit corporation and is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.


The Virtual Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial

http://www.virtualwall.org/iStates.htm

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington DC honors the fallen of the Vietnam War. Relatives and friends leave letters, poems, and photographs there and on this web site named The Virtual Wall ®. We bring the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to your home.


The Wall

http://www.thewall-usa.com/

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall USA website is dedicated to honoring those who died in the Vietnam War. Since it first went on line in 1996 it has evolved into something more. It is now also a place of healing for those affected by one of the most divisive wars in our nation’s history.


Women Veterans and Mental Health

http://www.womenshealth.gov/mental-health/veterans/

The Office on Women’s Health (OWH) was established in 1991 within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Our vision is to improve the health and sense of well-being of all U.S. women and girls.


Wounded Warrior Project

https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

Wounded Warrior Project’s top priority is getting desperately needed legislation passed by Congress to provide critical support to family caregivers of severely wounded warriors including those with catastrophic injuries such as severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Spinal Cord Injury, and others.