Resources

Veterans Resources

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

The VFW is comprised of 2.4 million members in approximately 9,000 posts worldwide. Its mission is to “honor the dead by helping the living” through veterans’ service, community service, national security and a strong national defense.

 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The VA aims to provide excellence in patient care, veterans’ benefits and customer satisfaction. Includes a section for returning veterans, the VA home loan guarantee, a facility locator, toll-free numbers, and much more!

 

Washington State Department of Veterans

Affairs, news, benefits, volunteer opportunities, toll-free numbers.

 

Washington Health Plan Finder

Need medical coverage? Not covered by the VA? Use Washington Healthplanfinder, a new way to help you find, compare and select a quality health insurance plan that is right for you, your family and your budget.

 

King County Veterans Program

Veterans, current service members, National Guard members, Reserve members, and dependents of these military personnel may be eligible for services. Clients are subject to program requirements, length of service standards, and income guidelines.

 

VFW – Department of Washington

Serving Washington State veterans every day!

 

House Committee on Veterans Affairs

Committee news, hearings, and documents, along with legislation, benefits, health care, and other links. Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs Hot topics and issues, publications, legislation, etc. Send the troops a message of support, or contact the committee by phone or email.

 

Department of Labor VETS Service

The mission statement for VETS is to “provide veterans and transitioning service members with the resources and services to succeed in the 21st century workforce by maximizing their employment opportunities, protecting their employment rights and meeting labor-market demands with qualified veterans today.”

 

National Archives for Veterans

Get military service records, historical information, etc. Request a DD 214!

 

National Center for PTSD

The National Center for PTSD aims to help U.S. Veterans and others through research, education, and training on trauma and PTSD.