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.
Veterans of Forign Wars - "As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group. Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace."
American Legion - The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation's largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.
AMVETS (American Veterans) is the nation’s most inclusive Congressionally-chartered veterans service organization, representing the interests of 20 million veterans. AMVETS is open to and fighting for all who honorably served in the United States military, including the Reserve and Guard. With more than 250,00 members nationwide, we are veterans serving veterans.
Vietnam Veterans of America - Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. is the only national Vietnam veterans organization congressionally chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans (All persons serving in the Armed Forces of the United States 1961 - 1975) 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.
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America - (IAVA) is the premier veterans advocacy and support organization on the planet. Founded by an Iraq veteran in 2004, IAVA is the non-partisan leader in advocacy, public awareness and 1-on-1 case-management support.
Gary Sinise Foundation - At the Gary Sinise Foundation, we serve our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. We do this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities.
Fisher House Foundation - Fisher House Foundation builds comfort homes where military & veterans families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital. These homes are located at military and VA medical centers around the world. Fisher House Foundation also operates the Hero Miles program, using donated frequent flyer miles to bring family members to the bedside of injured service members as well as the Hotels for Heroes program using donated hotel points to allow family members to stay at hotels near medical centers without charge.
White Heart Foundation - White Heart is committed to serving the needs of our severely injured warriors through direct community support. The White Heart Foundation was created with the donor's wishes in mind - impact. Why give blindly to a military charity when you can give directly to a warrior's campaign where you know you'll get the most impact for your dollar? Through the White Heart Network, you can choose the warrior that you wish to support and donate directly to his/her needs.
Veterans Advantage Founded in 2000 by Vietnam Veteran Scott Higgins and his wife, Lin, Veterans Advantage is a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) that creates new, exclusive benefits and discounts for you as active duty, retired military, veteran, guard, reservist, or family member. Veterans Advantage now issues the #1 Secure Military ID, providing you with a safe way to redeem your military discounts. We advocate for A Real Thank You™ for your service from name-brand retailers, travel industry leaders, and trusted service providers. As a member of our community, you save money with our Military Discounts Marketplace and get the support you need through our blog, The Service™, our Military and Veteran Life resources, our social media platforms, and our Jobs & Career Network.
Buy Veteran is a national campaign to bring the success and momentum of the National Veteran Business Movement to all of America’s 3 million veteran-owned businesses. In 1999, the federal government passed Public Law 106-50 that set a mandate to award 3 percent of all federal contract and subcontract dollars to service-disabled veteran-owned businesses. The message is simple: “Hey America, you trust veterans and want to thank them for bravely serving our country?” Then support the 3 million American businesses owned by military veterans. Buy Veteran.
We started Military.com in 1999 to revolutionize the way the 30 million Americans with military affinity stay connected and informed. Today, we're the largest online military and veteran membership organization — 10 million members strong. Military.com's free membership connects servicemembers, military families and veterans to all the benefits of service — government benefits, scholarships, discounts, lifelong friends, mentors, great stories of military life or missions, and much more.
VetFriends - We are honored to serve you. Special bonds are formed between U.S. military personnel who have and are serving side by side in the U.S. Armed Forces. These friendships can withstand the test of time, serving side by side with your brothers & sisters in arms. With this idea in mind, VetFriends.com was created by a proud U.S. Veteran and has grown to over 1,200,000 members -- the largest online Veteran community today!
The goal of Vets Returning Home is simple: to end chronic homelessness among veterans in our communities. Our mission is complex, requiring more than putting a roof over the veterans’ heads. It requires an approach that address the “total veteran” and his needs and making sure they succeed after they are transitioned.