American Veterans (AMVETS)
: This is one of America's foremost veterans services organizations. They are best known for the work of their National Service Officers (NSO) who help veterans file claims with the VA.
Ohio American Veterans (AMVETS)
: This is for Ohio veterans and is one of America’s foremost veterans services organizations. They are best known for the work of their National Service Officers (NSO) who help veterans file claims with the VA.
Student Veterans of America (SVA):
This organization serves as a coalition of student veterans groups from college campuses across the United States. Ohio University has a chapter of SVA on campus. To get involved, contact Peter Bronner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Legion:
This is the nation's largest veteran service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security and continued devotion to fellow service members and veterans.
2016 Military Friendly Employers
: This website lists distinguished elite companies who boast the strongest job opportunities, hiring practices and retention programs for transitioning service members and spouses seeking civilian employment.
: Comprehensive online resource to help you learn about your interests, skills and work values and use those results to build a personal career plan, explore occupational information and plan for your future success.
Make the Connection
: Launched in 2011 by the VA to help veterans recognize mental health challenges they may be experiencing and encourage them to seek support.
: This website is dedicated to helping veterans achieve professional success.
Selecting a Major:
Are you still trying to decide on a major? Visit this University College web page for helpful tips!
Tax Guide for Military & Veterans
: Resource by MoneyGeek to assist military members and veterans with possible tax exclusions for both federal and state tax filings.
USAA Military Life Insurance
Life insurance with exclusive military focused benefits. Affordable level term life insurance for the military.
Veteran Tickets Foundation's Tickets for Troops Program
: Is dedicated to giving back to those who gave so much. They team up with major sports teams, leagues, promoters, organizations, venues and every day event ticket holders to provide free and discounted tickets to currently sereving and veterans of all branches of the US military.
Veterans and Mesothelioma
: For those veterans with mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer can receive full financial benefits from the VA.
Veterans Guide to Ohio University
: Compiled by an Ohio University student veteran, this handbook provides an overview of resources in the Athens area and offers tips specifically for student veterans and military personnel studying at Ohio University.
Vets 4 Warriors:
Vets 4 Warriors is a free and confidential support system for veterans. They provide support via email, live chat, or telephone. All support staff are veterans although this service is not affiliated directly with the military or the VA.