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Essential Links

The Department of Veterans Affairs   The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Web site is a worldwide resource that provides information on VA programs, veterans benefits, VA facilities worldwide, and VA medical automation software. In addition to providing the full Federal Benefits Manual for Veterans and Dependents, press releases and announcements of interest to veterans, a listing of current job opportunities with the VA and many of the most requested benefit application and information forms are now available to you.

 

The United States Senate Connect with your Senators.  Find out contact information, and discover what services they provide to help their constituents.

 

The United States House of Representatives Find out the House schedule, what bills are being considered as well as how to get in touch with your local representative

 

House Veterans Affairs Committee It aims to educate and better inform the American public on issues of importance to veterans. It provides a means to access information on legislation within the jurisdiction of this Committee. In addition, it serves as an access to the vast array of services available to America's veterans.

 

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Learn who serves on the committee and how to contact them and what bills they are considering.

 

THOMAS THOMAS is the Library of Congress's database of Congressional activity.  You can search for veterans bills and see how your Congressman voted.

 

The White House Provides contact information and details the goings on at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

 

The Congressional Record The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session.

 

Title 38 Title 38 of the U.S. Code details Veterans Benefits.  Read the actual Federal Regulations Here

 

Tricare Home Page Find all your answers to Tricare Coverage Questions and learn about improvements you may not be aware of.

 

The Veterans Benefits Administration The mission of the Veterans Benefits Administration, in partnership with the Veterans Health Administration and the National Cemetery Administration, is to provide benefits and services to the veterans and their families in a responsive, timely and compassionate manner in recognition of their service to the Nation.

 

Veterans Health Administration Provides information about the VA Health Care system.  Look to them for any information that you may have about the system

 

The National Cemetery Administration They can answer all your questions on the National Cemetery System and any questions you have about burial benefits

 

VA Education Benefits Information on the GI Bill--eligibility, regulations, etc.

 

VA Life Insurance The official information on VA life insurance--policy questions and regulations

 

VA Home Loan Guaranty Look here for forms, rules, and contact information on the VA Home Loan program

 

VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Detailed information for service-connected disabled veterans who are looking for employment, or are seeking rehabilitation

 

Guide to Veterans Preference Details any information you may need about Veterans preference in the federal government

 

Project Vote Smart A non partisan, site for evaluating where different candidates stand on the issues.  See how your congressman stands on veterans issues

 

The Military Coalition   A coalition of 31 veterans and military organizations, of which we are a member, who fight for veterans and defense issues on Capitol Hill.

 

The Presidentís Task Force to Improve Health Care for Our Nationís Veterans   The PTF is charged with looking for new ways to improve the VA health care system

 

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