VIRTUAL LINKS WALL
There are tons of links out there for Veterans. We have browsed the web and have noted below as many as we could find. If you know of a link that is missing, send us an email and we will post the link here on the Vet Link Wall.
The American Legion: www.legion.org
Pennsylvania American Legion: www.pa-legion.com
Department of Veteran Affairs: www.va.gov
Request for Copy of Military Personnel Records: www.archives.gov
Social Security Administration-Retirement: www.ssa.gov/pgm/retirement
PA Department of Military and Veteran Affairs: www.dmva.state.pa.us
Veterans & Asbestos Exposure: www.asbestos.com
Military.com-A Resource of Information: www.military.com
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
3900 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia , PA 19104
215-823-5800 | 800-949-1001
More Links for Veterans
TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR VETERANS
Resources for training, education, apprenticeships, financial aid: http://bit.ly/1bIXLU2
Training and Scholarships for Florida Unemployed Veterans: http://bit.ly/1bCDJxI
Free resume help for veterans: Cyndee at: http://cyndeetpg.wix.com/resumes-for-vets
Free Legal help for veterans with VA claims: http://www.legalhelp4veterans.info/
Free Legal Services for Veterans: http://bit.ly/1cWx6YA
Free Project Management Professional (PMP) Training: http://bit.ly/19GPuQD
CDL training and hiring assistance with C. R. England: https://www.crengland.com
Training for careers in radio broadcasting: http://bit.ly/18pJP6t
Wireless technician training and placement: http://www.warriors4wireless.com
Free renewable energy job training program: http://bit.ly/18By5bM
Free training with SAP in IT: http://www.sap.com/ms/veterans-to-work.html
Medical Technology for Veterans training: http://www.medtechvets.org/#!
Syracuse University “Veterans Career Transition Program”: http://vets.syr.edu/vctpapp/
Teach for America: http://teachforamerica.org
Assistance for California veterans: http://www.swords-to-plowshares.org/
Funding for veteran start-up businesses: http://www.brothersfund.org/
Program for veterans who want to start their own business: http://fasttrac.org/en/Entrepreneurs/Veterans
The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) website has a section aimed at veterans who are business owners or planning to start businesses: http://www.sba.gov/veterans
Veteran Resources in your area: http://bit.ly/1fbdmnu
NEW VA DENTAL PROGRAM
VA Extends Optional Dental Coverage to CHAMPVA covered veterans and their dependents
COMPANIES HIRING VETERANS
American Commercial Lines: http://bit.ly/19XNyXo
Burlington Northern Railway: http://bit.ly/1c1uHx4
Chesapeake Energy: http://www.chk.com/Pages/default.aspx
Conway Trucking: http://bit.ly/18qhoFj
Hospital Corporation of America: http://www.veteransathca.com/
KPM Logistics: http://bit.ly/KvQ3qu
Marine Technology: www.MTLLC.US
Military Sealift Command: http://bit.ly/Jg1m5x
Shipyard Openings: http://www.Chouest.com
84 Lumber: http://recruitmilitary.com/84lumber
Ocean Engineering and Development: http://www.C-Innovation.com
Rush Truck Centers: http://www.rushtruckcenters.com/
Waste Management: http://www.chk.com/Pages/default.aspx
Philadelphia Police Department: www.joinphillypd.com
MORE VETERAN RESOURCES
- The Career Hub: Links for Veterans
- www.vetjobs.com provides another excellent resource listing dozens of web sites that are dedicated to specific types of jobs at: http://vetjobs.com/media/aggregator-job-board-sites
- You may be eligible for retraining programs such as the Vocational Rehabilitation Program go to: www.VetSuccess.com
- For information on your VA benefits, go to: http://www.benefits.va.gov/benefits/
- For information on state veteran benefits go to: http://mil-com.me/19FUBC3
VETS IN CRISIS
If you know a vet in crisis, convince them to call the veteran crisis line.
One phone call can be the difference in the life of a Veteran who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Make the Call to 877-4AID-VET (424-3838) to be connected 24/7 with VA’s services to overcome or prevent homelessness for yourself or a Veteran you know.
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their loved ones with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For free, confidential support call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255.
All Veterans: Thank you for your service!
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