The Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) provides free air transportation to wounded veterans and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes, through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots.
Luke’s Wings provides travel expenses for wounded warriors and their families so they can be together at military hospitals or home for the holidays!
The Mesothelioma Center is committed to providing the latest, up-to-date information to their visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer. Hundreds of thousands, if not millions of living veterans were exposed to toxic asbestos-containing materials during military service which could develop into mesothelioma. Our goal is to offer a one-stop resource on all asbestos and mesothelioma-related information ranging from occupational exposure to mesothelioma life expectancy.
Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. We transport our heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is given to the senior veterans – World War II survivors, along with those other veterans who may be terminally ill.
War Zone Wear® is a proud contributor to Operation Home Front which provides emergency assistance and morale to our troops, to the families they leave behind and to wounded warriors when they return home. The greatest casualty is being forgotten.
War Zone Wear® is a proud contributor to The Wounded Warrior Project. For more information or to donate click here.
War Zone Wear® is a proud member of, and contributor to, the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV). The NCHV is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a 13-member board of directors. It is the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, state and federal agencies that provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for hundreds of thousands of homeless veterans each year.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has activated a new website aimed directly at surviving spouses of military members who died on active duty and surviving spouses of veterans who died after serving their country.
There is also a page describing survivor benefits. In addition, there are links to other state and federal government sites on that page that may offer valuable information and assistance.
The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) is proud to represent all veterans, their widows and orphans. There is no membership or combat wound requirement in order to receive their assistance. You can locate your local MOPH Service Officer by entering your Zip Code here. (Requires FREE Adobe Acrobat Reader to open file. You can obtain it here).
Supporting America’s military in their time of need, Fisher House provides “a home away from home” that enables family members to be close to a loved one at the most stressful time — during hospitalization for an illness, disease or injury.
Homes for Our Troops is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization strongly committed to helping those who have selflessly given to their country and have returned home with serious disabilities and injuries. Homes for Our Troops assist injured servicemen and women and their immediate families by raising donations of money, building materials and professional labor and coordinating the process of building a new home or adapting an existing home for handicapped accessibility.
The VFW’s Operation Uplink is a unique program that keeps military personnel and hospitalized veterans in touch with their families and loved ones by providing them with a free phone card. Operation Uplink purchases phone cards and distributes them to servicemen and women who are separated from those they care about.
For employment opportunities please visit the VetJobs site.