Information and Links of Interest for Veterans in Georgia
 Education and Career Programs:  

AARTS (Army Transcript Service) - transcripts provided on-line for active military, retired, and veterans (

AFA (Air Force Association) - news and issues of interest to veterans of the Air Force and other branches of the military (

Department of Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service - on-line links to vocational rehabilitation and independent living services,  employment resources, and vocational-educational counseling (

e-VETS Resource Advisor - assisting veterans preparing to enter the job market: job search tools and tips, employment openings, career assessment, education and training, and benefits and special services available (

G.I. Bill - questions and answers, forms, deadlines, and detailed information (

Georgia Department of Labor Veterans Services  - Job referral and job search assistance, career guidance, and other services ( Veteran Careers - interactive job search, resume assistance, help translating your skills into civilian terms  ( Career Center for the Military Severely Injured - with special links and information for wounded and injured veterans  (

MOAA: Military Officers Association of America - for active and retired service people; includes help with transition to second career (

Veterans Business Training Center - Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation, Inc. An on-line job training program for combat-wounded and disabled veterans. After training, veterans are able to work at home via the Internet. This training does not require veterans to have a Purple Heart medal, for active and retired service people; includes help with transition to second career (

Veterans Upward Bound Program - free U.S. Department of Education program designed to help eligible U.S. military veterans refresh their academic skills so that they can successfully complete the postsecondary school of their choosing (

Veterans Resources - on-line veterans' chat rooms, news, and links to government sites and other Veteran organizations (

 Health and Disability Programs:  

Agent Orange - exposure to the defoliant agent orange in Viet Nam is presumed by the VA to be responsible for a number of diseases (

Blinded Veterans Association - helping veterans and their families meet the challenges of blindness;  veterans need not have lost their vision during military service to qualify for BVA assistance and BVA membership is not a prerequisite for service (

Department of Veterans Affairs -  public affairs information; pension and life insurance benefits; health, education, and vocational rehabilitation benefits, and much more (

Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - facts, publications, and help with assessment of PTSD (

GulfLINK - Office of the Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses (

Gulf War Illnesses links - Veteran's Affairs links for Gulf War Illnesses (

National Amputation Foundation - assisting veteran amputees, with services for civilian amputees (

Veterans with Mesothelioma - support for veterans exposed to asbestos (

 Other Organizations and Programs: 

American Legion - information and news on issues of interest to active military, veterans, and their families.(

Jewish War Veterans - of the United States of America (

Marine Parents - post-war help for new vets, parents, spouses, family and friends ( - service benefits web site - news, opinion, and issues of interest to veterans (

National Native American Veterans Association - "The Voice of the Native American Veteran" (

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society - a nonprofit, charitable organization providing financial, educational, and other assistance to members of Naval Services, family members, and survivors (

Paralyzed Veterans of America - news and resources for veterans living with spinal cord injury and paralysis (

U.S. Department of Labor - site for Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) regulations that effect veteran job protection (

Veterans Coalition - web site with news, scholarship information, and current events concerning veterans(

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States - education and assistance for veterans who have served overseas; also education regarding the American flag, patriotic days, and citizenship (

Vietnam Veterans of America - news, support, and reunion information (issues currently discussed include ramifications of the SHAD Program, Agent Orange,  and other chemical and bio weapons use and testing) (  

 In GCIS: 

Veterans information is available in GCIS. Check out Financial Aid, Financial Aid Sort, and Military Employment.

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