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Veteran Resources and POCs

Comment: Someone has gone to a lot of trouble. If this helps one person, then it was worthwhile. Please pass this on to all veterans on your e-mail list. Below are web-sites that provide information on Veterans Benefits and how to file/ask for them. Accordingly, there are many sites that explain how to obtain books, […]

The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission

The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission is up and running…. And they need to hear from You TREA has been concerned, involved, and writing about the new Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission job to examine all “policies and practices of the Federal Government that result in any direct payment of authorized or appropriated […]

National Archives Veterans Service Records

Don, This link is really very good.  I interview veterans, who on many occasions, can’t locate their DD-214’s and refer them to this link.  I was missing my very first DD214. I have all the others but wanted to get the first. I didn’t realize how important that document could be as a youngster.  So […]

Find a grave web site

FUI this web site can be used free to check for grave markers in the USA – it is not complet but using name birth date you can check on old members to see if they have passed away and you may not know it. check it out and pass it along to the other […]

Website for DD-214s

DD-214 discharge papers are NOW ONLINE. The National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) has provided the following website for veterans to gain access to their DD-214s online: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/ This may be particularly helpful when a veteran needs a copy of his/her DD-214  for employment purposes. NPRC is working to make it easier for veterans with computers […]

Form 990 online tool

Subject: FW: Form 990 online tool http://efile.form990.org/?gclid=COTeyrrY-bMCFUlxQgodDlsAYA   Hello all: I found the above tool. It is very handy and easy to understand for anyone who may need assistance in filling out a form 990 online.  For future reference please remember that this is an annual requirement.  Since our AMVETS tax year runs from 1 […]

VETERAN DEATH BENEFITS

VETERAN DEATH BENEFITS A. VA Cash Benefits For Reimbursement of Burial Expenses – $300 is available for an honorably discharged veteran, IF: they were in receipt of  VA non-service-connected disability pension benefits or service-connected compensation benefits at the time of death or IF the death occurred in a VA hospital, or VA contracted health care facility. Additional costs of transportation […]

Veterans Information

Below are web-sites that provide information on Veterans benefits and how to file/ask for them. Accordingly, there are many sites that explain how to obtain books, military/medical records, information and how to appeal a denied claim with the VA. Please pass this information on to every Veteran you know. Nearly 100% of this information is […]