A Guide to Military and Veterans Affairs at Berkeley College and beyond.
The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs reviews veterans' programs, examines current laws, and reports bills and amendments to strengthen existing laws concerning veterans and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), such as for health care, disability compensation, GI bill education and job training, home loan guarantees, life insurance policies, and a nationwide system of veterans' cemeteries.
- National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics
The National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics (NCVAS) supports planning, analysis, and decision-making activities through the collection, validation, analysis, and dissemination of key statistics on Veteran population and VA programs.
- Veterans On Line Application
The VONAPP (Veterans On Line Application) website is an official U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website that enables service members, veterans and their beneficiaries, and other designated individuals to apply for benefits using the Internet.
- Battle Buddies
USA BATTLE BUDDIES is a non-profit organization consisting of Veterans helping other Veterans, founded October 2010 by Steven R. Frye, US Army Combat Wounded Veteran.
A “Battle Buddy” is a partner assigned to a fellow soldier in the United States Military. Assigned in pairs, each Battle Buddy is expected to assist his or her partner both in and out of combat. A Battle Buddy can save his fellow soldier's life by noticing his negative thoughts and feelings and intervening to provide help
- U.S. Military Personnel and Veterans
Official information and services from the U.S. government regarding U.S. military personnel and veterans.
Find links to Veteran benefits, health care, military history, memorials, monuments, national cemeteries, training and career transitions.
- Unites States Department of Veterans Affairs
To provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned - and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
- Center for Women Veterans
VA celebrates the accomplishments of VA women Veteran employees with “Her Story.” The goal of “Her Story” is to encourage VA offices and field facilities to actively acknowledge and honor the service of women Veterans.
- Center for Minority Veterans
The Center for Minority Veterans is part of the Office of the Secretary. The Center assists eligible veterans in their efforts to receive benefits and services from VA.
- The 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 veterans service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.
- Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran's of America
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is the nation's first and largest group dedicated to the Troops and Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the civilian supporters of those Troops and Veterans.
- Paralyzed Veterans of America
Through our broad range of services and experts, Paralyzed Veterans of America works to positively change lives and build brighter futures for our nation's veterans with disabilities and their families.
- United Service Organizations (USO)
Throughout our country’s history, Americans have felt profound appreciation and gratitude for the dedication and sacrifice of our troops and their families. The USO provides a tangible way for all of us to say thank you, as it has for almost 70 years.
- Wounded Warrior Project
WWP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, FL with additional program offices located in New York City and Washington D.C.
- Center for Minority Veterans