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    ONLINE RESOURCES FOR VETERANS, WIDOWS AND SURVIVORS

    Disclaimer for Online Resources:

    The appearance of these online resources, or the information, products or services contained therein, does not constitute endorsement by the Tarrant County Veteran Services Office. Tarrant County Veteran Services does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such online resources are provided for your convenience only.

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    Department of Veteran Affairs
    Dallas VA Medical Center
    Fort Worth VA Outpatient Clinic

    National Personnel Record Center

    Order military records/decorations.

    Texas National Guard Military Records Section

    Texas Veterans Commission

    State agency that assists vets attain VA and State of Texas benefits

    Texas Veterans Land Board Texas Veterans State Homes
    State of Texas Official Website
    Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery
    Arlington National Cemetery

    DOD Military Funeral Honors

    Provides honor guard for veteran funerals.

     

    VA MyHealth eVet

    Gateway to Veteran Health & Wellness.

    VA eBenefits

    Can apply for VA benefits online however, contact Tarrant County Veteran Services before you do, as filing a VA benefit claim can be complicated.

    Tarrant County Resource Connection

    Houses a variety of federal, state, county and support agencies in a one stop shopping environment for Tarrant County residents.

    Check on your VA insurance
    VA National Cemetery Administration, Texas
    VA Exposure to Environmental Agents
    VA Ionizing Radiation Exposure

    VA Project 112/Project SHAD
    VA Press Releases
    VA VHA Publications
    VA Patient Advocate Program

    VA Pre-Discharge Claim Programs

    VA GI Bill

    VA Benefits Rate Tables

    VA Inspector General

    Can submit complaints to the VA.

    VA Vet Centers

    Provides counseling to vets and some family members.

    VA Survivor Benefits

    VA Office of Survivors Assistance

    Provides benefit assistance to survivors and dependents.

    VA Traumatic Injury Protection Program known AS TSGLI

    VA Women Veterans Healthcare Program

    VA Polytrauma System of Care

    Traumatic brain injuries, etc.

    VA Center for Minority Veterans
    VA National Center for PTSD

    VA Public Health

    VA Special Adaptive Housing Program

    VA Automobile and Special Adaptive Equipment Grants

    VA Home Loan Program

    VA Homeless Vet Program
    VA Life Insurance Programs

    VA Mental Health Info

    VA Guide and Service Dog Program

    VA Gulf War Veterans Info

    VA Agent Orange Info
    VA Blue Water Veterans

    VA Geriatrics and Extended Care

    VA Education Programs

    VA Education Benefits for Reservists

    VA Education Benefits for National Guard

    VA Healthcare Benefits

    VA Burial & Memorial Benefits
    VA Caregiver Support Program

    VA Index to Disability Examination Worksheets

    VA doctors use these during compensation and pension medical exams.

    VA's medical care for eligible civilians CHAMPVA

     
    Presidential Memorial Certificates
    Veterans Crisis Line Info

    Returning Service Members OIF/OEF

    Benefits Checkup

    The Official Benefits Website for the U. S. Government

    Lists numerous federal and state benefits programs.

    Defense Finance and Accounting Service

    Social Security Administration

    Medicare
    Tricare

    SCORE-Fort Worth

    Provides free counseling on how to start a business.

     

    Small Business Administration Office of Veterans Business Development

    VA Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization

    Doing Business with the Federal Government

    VA Entrepreneurship Training Programs

    Veterans preference, etc

    Veterans Guide to Federal Employment & Veterans Preference

    Veteran Preference Information from the Department of Labor

    Provides info on veteran preference when seeking federal employment.

    Veterans Preference Info for Federal Employment

    Military Service Credit for Federal Civilian Retirement

    Vet Central

    Job postings for vets.

    Texas Workforce Commission

    Assists vets with finding employment.

    Troops to Teachers

    Federal Jobs

    Federals Hire Veterans

    NAS JRB Fleet and Family Support Employment Services

    Information on jobs, job fairs, etc.

    Texas Veterans Commission Employment

    State agency that assists vets attain VA and State of Texas benefits.

    Tarrant County Employment Dallas County Employment
    Johnson County Employment
    City of Fort Worth Employment
    City of North Richland Hills Employment
    City of Forest Hill Employment
    City of Mansfield Employment City of Dallas Employment
    City of Lake Worth Employment City of Westworth Village Employment
    City of Irving Employment City of Watauga Employment
    City of Haslet Employment City of Kennedale Employment
    City of Burleson Employment City of Keller Employment
    City of Grand Prairie Employment City of Euless Employment
    City of Bedford Employment City of Hurst Employment
    City of Arlington Employment Fort Worth ISD Employment
    Crowley ISD Employment Mansfield ISD Employment
    Arlington ISD Employment Lockheed Martin Employment
    Bell Helicopter Employment Work In Texas
    Internal Revenue Service Social Security Disability Benefit for Wounded Warriors
    Special Social Security Rate for Military & Veterans Vet Jobs with Social Security Administration

    VFW of Texas Veteran Assistance Grants

    Financial assistance for low income vets.

    American Red Cross North Texas Region

    Catholic Charities

    Provides homeless services to veterans

    Airforce Decision Review Board

     

    Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument The Women's Memorial
    World War I Veterans Memorial World War II Veterans Memorial
    Korean War Veterans Memorial Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America

    American Battle Monuments Commission

    Manages military cemeteries overseas. Also offers no-fee passports for family members visiting overseas graves.

    Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Color and Honor Guard Northwest Legal Aid of Northwest Texas

    Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans

    Provides some free legal services to vets.

    VA Board of Veterans Appeals
    U. S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

    Texas Legal Services Center

    Assists Texas vets, spouses, dependents, or survivor of vets with legal services.

    Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program

    Represents vets at the U.S. Court of appeals for Veteran Claims.

    National Veterans Legal Services Program

    Tarrant County Veterans Diversion Court

    Offers services to Tarrant County veterans currently facing prosecution.

    Texas Veterans Leadership Program

    Leave No Veteran Behind

    Educational & Employment resources.

    Operation Healthy Reunions

    Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

    Provides grief counseling to military families & survivors

    Reserve Aid  

    Assists families of reservists & national guard with rent, utility, etc

    USO Dallas/Fort Worth

    Grace After Fire Women veterans support
    Soldier's Angels

    Texans Helping Texans

    Provides supportive services for vets & their families.

    Wounded Warrior Project

    Provides services to severely injured service members.

    House Committee on Veteran Affairs

    U. S. Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs

    Texas Legislature Online

    Find out who your senator & representative

    Texas House of Representatives
    Texas Senate

    Army Review Board Agency

    Board of Corrections for Military Records & Army Discharge Review Board

    Board for Correction of Naval Records includes USMC

    Naval Discharge Review Board

    Coast Guard Board of Corrections of Military Records

    Military.com

    Information on veteran and military benefits.

    U. S. Periods of War

    Military Separation/Reenlistment Codes

    Fisher House Scholarship Programs

    Scholarships for military spouses & children of active duty and retired military pe

    Nursing Home Abuse Center

    Advocacy resource center for veterans and others abused in nursing homes& assisted living

     

    Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript System known as AARTS

    Provide transcripts of military training and experience to Soldiers and Veterans of the Army, Army National Guard, and US Army Reserve

    Air Force Community College of the Air Force CCAF

    Provide transcripts of military training and experience to Air Force members and veterans

    Navy SMART replaced by the Joint Service Transcript

    Provide transcripts of military training and experience to Navy and US Marine Corps members and veterans

    Coast Guard Institute

    Provide transcripts of military training and experience to Coast Guard members and veterans.

    Texas Veterans Portal

    A resource for Texas veterans, their families, and their survivors.

    Veterans Day Freebies, Discounts, and Donations

    Listing of companies and non-profits giving gifts and donations to show their appreciation for veterans during Veterans Day

    Entitlements for Survivors of Deceased Military Retirees

    Provides general information on most federal benefits & privileges survivors of deceased military retirees may be entitled to.

    Locate Military Buddies

     

    Defense Prisoner of War & Missing Persons Office

    Office to oversee and manage POW/MIA issues.

    For the Love of Liberty

    The Story of America's Black Patriots.

    The Gary Sinise Foundation

    Site dedicated to serving the nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need.

    Housing and Urban Development Homeless Veteran Information

     

    Montford Point Marines

    The first African Americans to enter the U. S. Marine Corps from 1942 to 1949.

    Tuskegee Airmen

    National Association of Atomic Veterans

    Site that addresses health issues that may have been precipitated by veterans exposure to "ionizing" radiation while participating in a nuclear weapon test detonation, or a "post-test" event.