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Build Your Career - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Resources for veterans, family members, and civilians to obtain career advice and find jobs. Helpful information whether seeking a job at the VA, another federal agency, or the private sector.

Website: http://www.va.gov/jobs

Center for Women Veterans

The Center serves as an advocate for a cultural transformation (both within VA and in the general public) in recognizing the service and contributions of women Veterans and women in the military, and in raising awareness of the responsibility to treat women Veterans with dignity and respect.

Website: http://www.va.gov/womenvet

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation

If you are the child of a service member who has died in services to his or her nation, you may be eligible for a scholarship.

Website: http://www.fallenpatriots.org/

Continuing Education Resources for Veterans

Additional grants and scholarships available for veterans and dependents.

Website: http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/Resources/Veteran-Continuing-Ed/

Disabled American Veterans

DAV provides free help with earned VA benefits, transportation and advocacy.

Website: http://www.dav.org

eBenefits

eBenefits is a portal; a central location for Veterans, Service Members, and their families to research, find, access, and, in time, manage their benefits and personal information.

Website: https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits-portal/ebenefits.portal

Joint Services Transcript

You may request copies of your military transcript online.

Website: https://jst.doded.mil/smart/signIn.do

Lone Survivor Foundation

The Lone Survivor Foundation (LSF) restores, empowers, and renews hope for our wounded warriors and their families using therapeutic support, health and wellness, inspiration, and nature, while emphasizing camaraderie, understanding, respect, and pride.

Website: http://www.lonesurvivorfoundation.org/

Lone Survivor Foundation

Make the Connection

Make the Connection provides personal video testimonials and resources to help Veterans discover ways to improve their lives. The site also provides informational resources on mental health conditions such as PTSD and depression , and symptoms of problems such as drug and alcohol abuse.

Website: http://maketheconnection.net/

Marine Corps Leadership Scholars Program

Texas Tech University has been selected as a participating college in the Marine Corps Leadership Scholars Program which helps honorably discharging Marines continue their education.

Website: http://www.leadershipscholarprogram.com

National Archives

The National Archives can assist you with your service records. You can order your DD214 and military personnel records via their website.

Website: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/

National Resource Directory

Connecting Wounded Warriors, Service Members, Veterans, Their Families and Caregivers with Those Who Support Them.

Website: https://www.nrd.gov

Student Veterans of America

Coalition of student veterans groups from college campuses across the United States.

Website: http://www.studentveterans.org

The American Legion

The American Legion 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 service members and veterans.

Website: http://www.legion.org

VA "Ask a Question" Site

Find the answer to your VA questions or email VA directly from this site.

Website: https://gibill.custhelp.com/app/answers/list

VA Educational Resources & Comparison Chart

Link to the Educational Benefits Comparison Chart and other resources.

Website: http://gibill.va.gov/resources

VA Official YouTube Channel

The official YouTube channel for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Website: http://www.youtube.com/user/DeptVetAffairs

Veterans' Employment & Training Service (VETS)

The U.S. Department of Labor provides information for service members, veterans, and employers.

Website: http://www.dol.gov/vets

Veterans of Foreign Wars

The VFW mission is to foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts.

Website: http://www.vfw.org