Veterans Affairs - Recommended Links



BRANCHES OF SERVICE:
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE https://www.airforce.com
Description: United States Air Force web site.

UNITED STATES ARMY http://www.army.mil/
Description: The Online home of the United States Army

UNITED STATES COAST GUARD http://www.gocoastguard.com
Description: The U.S.Coast Guard site provides maritime safety,law enforcement,recreational boating safety, and environmental protection information for merchant mariners, recreational boaters, fishermen, shipbuilders and governments.

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS https://www.marines.com
Description: Official website of the US Marine Corps

UNITED STATES NAVY https://www.navy.com
Description: The U.S. Navy's official web site

ORGANIZATIONS:

AMERICAN LEGION NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS http://www.legion.org/
AMERICAN LEGION COLORADO HEADQUARTERS http://coloradolegion.org/
Description: The American Legion is the world's largest veterans' organization. We are ... " serving America!"

AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR http://www.axpow.org/
Description: The American Ex-Prisoners of War organization is a national organization for American citizens who were captured by the enemy. Membership is open to all former prisoners of war from any theater in any war, all former civilian internees and to the families of such persons. There is no such thing as an "associate" member and we have no auxiliaries. Each and every member is entitled to all privileges of membership.

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS http://www.va.gov/directory/guide/state.asp?STATE=CO&dnum=3
Description: 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.

D.A.V. https://www.dav.org/
DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year. The organization provides more than 700,000 rides for veterans attending medical appointments and assists veterans with more than 300,000 benefit claims annually. In 2015, DAV helped attain more than $4 billion in new and retroactive benefits to care for themselves and for veterans, their families and survivors.

FREEDOM FLIGHT INC. http://www.freedomflight.org/
Description: Freedom Flight is an educational non-profit 501c company promoting P.O.W. issues via hot air ballons. Freedom Flight Inc. was established in 1988 to increase public awareness of the P.O.W./M.I.A. issue and of all Americans held in foreign countries.

ROUTT COUNTY VETERANS http://www.routtcountyveterans.com
Website with information pertaining to Routt County Veterans and organizations within.

US DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE http://www.defense.gov/
Description: Defense Link - US Department of Defense

VFW NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS http://www.vfw.org/
VFW STATE HEADQUARTERS http://www.vfwcolodept.org/
Description: The Veterans of Foreign Wars has been a voice for our nation's veterans for more than a century and is the nation's oldest major veteran's organization. To America and the world, the letters "VFW" symbolize volunteerism and community service.

EDUCATION:
GI BILL INFORMATION http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/
Description: Department of Veterans Affairs, Education Service Home Page. Education Service is an organizational element of the Veterans Benefits Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Contains education benefit information as well as links to information on all benefits, including compensation, pension, home loans, insurance, vocational rehabilitation, employment, and all other benefits/programs.
EMPLOYMENT:

USA GOVERNMENT JOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/
Search and apply for government federal jobs.

COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT https://www.colorado.gov/cdle/jobs-training

COLORADO WORKFORCE https://www.connectingcolorado.com/
Search for Colorado jobs FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION https://www.navyfederal.org
Description: Navy Federal Credit Union

USAA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION https://www.usaa.com
Financial Institution for all branches of the military and their family members.

HEALTHCARE:
DELTA DENTAL https://www.deltadental.com/Public/index.jsp
Description: TRICARE Retiree Dental Program; Dental Benefit Program for Uniformed Services Retirees administered by Delta Dental; Covered Benefits, Fee Schedules, Premiums, Participating Dentists, etc.

DRUG REHABILITATION COLORADO https://www.drugrehab.com/colorado/
Description: Their mission is to spread awareness of substance abuse and to be an informational resource for those impacted by alcohol and drug dependence.

GULF WAR LINK http://www.gulflink.osd.mil/
Description: GulfLINK is the official World-Wide Web Information Service from the Office of the Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses in cooperation with the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC). The information provided in GulfLINK is publicly released information. The purpose of GulfLINK is to provide the public with recently-declassified documents that may have potential relevance to the illnesses affecting Gulf War Veterans

MEDICARE https://www.medicare.gov/
Description: Medicare.gov is a consumer beneficiary Website that provides access to information about Medicare, Medicare health plans, contact information and publications, as well as information about health care fraud and abuse and nursing homes.

MESOTHELIOMA WEB http://www.mesotheliomagroup.com/
Description: Mesothelioma Web, a place for mesothelioma patients and their families to learn their options on how to deal with mesothelioma.

HOUSING:

ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOME https://www.afrh.gov/
Description: More than 150 years ago, Congress established a home for destitute Navy officers, sailors and Marines in Philadelphia. Some 20 years later in 1851, with money demanded as booty from the Mexican War, Congress established an asylum for "old and disabled soldiers" in Washington, D.C.

DEFENSE COMMISSARY AGENCY https://www.commissaries.com/
Description: With headquarters at Fort Lee, Virginia, DeCA operates a worldwide chain of 284 commissaries to provide groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families. Commissary patrons purchase items at cost plus a 5 percent surcharge, which covers the construction of new commissaries and the modernization of existing stores.

FISHER HOUSE http://www.denverfisherhouse.org/
Description: Fisher Houses provide a warm, compassionate "home away from home" for military and veterans' families while a loved one is receiving care at major military and VA medical centers. The houses are comfortably furnished homes donated by Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher of New York.

HOME LOAN GUARANTEE SERVICES http://www.vamortgagecenter.com
Description: Department of Veterans Affairs Loan Guaranty Service Website

HOSPICE FOUNDATION OF AMERICA http://hospicefoundation.org/
Description: HFA is a nonprofit organization that promotes hospice care and works to educate professionals and the families they serve in issues relating to care giving, terminal illness, loss and bereavement.
NEWS:
MILITARY TIMES http://www.militarytimes.com/
Description: It is your gateway to the Military Times news and information.