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Military Resources

This section contains links to resources for US Troops and Veterans and the sites of US military branches or find family-related resources.

  • afterdeployment.org*
    A mental wellness resource for service members, Veterans, and military families.
  • Ameriforce Publishing*
    As a leading publisher of military magazines, AmeriForce Publishing focuses on four very important aspects of military life: relocation, military family life, service in the Reserve or National Guard, and deployment issues.
  • Compensation and Pension Benefits: VA
    Information on how to submit a VA compensation claim for PTSD.
  • DoD Outreach Center for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
    Call 1-866-966-1020 or email resources@dcoeoutreach.org. Provides authoritative information and resources 24/7 to service members, Veterans, and families, and those who support them.
  • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve*
    This Department of Defense staff group is within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs (OASD/RA).
  • Give an Hour*
    A nonprofit group providing free mental health services to US military personnel and families affected by the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Institute of Medicine: Veterans Health*
    The IOM website includes information about a variety of military-related health issues.
  • Joining Forces
    Joining Forces is a National initiative that mobilizes all sectors of society to give our service members and their families the opportunities and support they have earned - find out how you can get involved today.
  • MilitaryOneSource
    The official DoD site for reliable quality of life information designed to help troops and their families, leaders, and service providers. Includes links to all Active Duty Family Program Support centers on military installations.
  • My HealtheVet
    My HealtheVet is the VHA Health Portal created for you, the Veteran, and your family, and for VA employees. This new health portal will enable you to access health information, tools, and services anywhere in the world you can access the Internet.
  • My PAY
    An innovative, automated system allows military members to process certain discretionary pay data items without using paper forms. You can also get pay statements, tax forms, and travel advice.
  • National Call Center for Homeless Veterans
    Homeless Veterans, family members, and service providers can now use the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans to find help and resources. Call to speak to trained VA staff available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838).
  • National Resource Directory
    The NRD links to over 10,000 services and resources that support recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration for wounded, ill, and injured Service Members, Veterans, their families, and those who support them.
  • PD Health
    This site was developed by the Department of Defense's Deployment Health Clinical Center as a resource for clinicians, Veterans, and their families.
  • Returning Service Members (OEF/OIF)
    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has created this website for returning Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve service members of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
  • SAMHSA Veteran Resources
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides resources for returning Veterans and their families.
  • VA Facilities Locator
    Use this tool to find a VA facility close to you.
  • Vet Centers
    Vet Centers provide readjustment counseling, a wide range of services provided to combat Veterans to help them make a satisfying transition from military to civilian life.
  • Vet Success*
    The purpose of this website is to present information about the services that the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VRE) program provides to Veterans with service-connected disabilities.
  • Veterans' Employment & Training Service (VETS)
    This US Department of Labor program helps Veterans to maximize their job opportunities and protect their employment rights.
  • Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline & Online Chat*
    If you are in crisis, you may call the hotline any time to speak with someone who can help: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) (en Español 1-888-628-9454). Veterans, press "1" after you call. You can also chat live online with a crisis counselor at any time of day or night.
  • Vietnam Veterans of America's Guide to PTSD Benefits*
    A helpful site for information on how to submit a compensation claim for PTSD.
  • Wounded Warrior Project*
    The mission of this project is to provide direct programs and services to meet the needs of severely injured service members.

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Where to Get Help for PTSD

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