VETERAN BENEFITS & ASSISTANCE


Veteran Benefits & Assistance

Originally founded in 1899 as the American Veterans of Foreign Service, the Veterans of Foreign Wars continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families. The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families.

Contact a VFW Representative for Help With VA Benefits & Claims at our post.
 
John Bowen
Public Contact Outreach Specialist
Nashville Public Contact Team
 
Regional Office 
110 9th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37203
 Fax: (615) 695-6128
Email: john.bowen2@va.gov
 
 


 
 
BENEFITS & SERVICES
 
   
      VA Benefits Fact Sheets
    Burial Benefits
    Community-Based VA Vet Centers
 
Home Loans
 
 
      Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan
     Life Insurance Benefits
    OEF / OIF Service Members
    VA Benefits and Services
   
Apply for VA Benefits Online
     Check the status of your VA claim online
    Benefits - Military.com
   
    Health Care
    Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors (SSI)
    TRICARE Benefit Info
   
       
Long-Term Care
  Armed Forces Retirement Home, Eligibility
    Family Caregiver Program for Post-9/11 Veterans
    Google Resources for Veterans & Families
       
National Resource Directory, Benefits & Compensation
 
  Prior Service Connected Medical Conditions
 
 
Agent Orange Fast Track Claims Processing System
 
 Agent Orange Herbicide Tests & Storage Outside of Vietnam
 
Agent Orange Health Care Registry Exam for Veterans
 Diseases Associated with Agent Orange Exposure
     
      Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses
        Illnesses Related to Gulf War Service
        Gulf War Health Care Registry Exam for Veterans
        VA Recognizes 'Presumptive' Illnesses in Iraq & Afghanistan
 
VA Board of Veterans' Appeals

VA Burial Benefits

VA eBenefits
VA OEF (Operation Enduring Freedom) / OIF (Operation Iraqi Freedom)
  VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE
 
  Aid & Charity Associations
  Air Force Aid Society
  American Red Cross


  Army Emergency Relief
  Cell Phone, Government Supported
  Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund
  Coast Guard Mutual Assistance

  Fallen & Wounded Soldiers Fund
  Help for Homeless Veterans

  Legal Services ABA Pro Bono
  Legal Resources for Veterans, Google.com
  Legal Resources for Veterans, Yahoo.com

National Guard Online Community
  Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
  Social Security Administration online
  Social Security Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST)
 
  United Way, Nationwide 2-1-1 Phone Numbers
  Veterans Assistance Foundation


VETERAN INFORMATION
 
  Historical Documents of Interest to Veterans
  Laws Protecting Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities
  Locating Veterans & Service Members
  Military Discharge, Upgrade Application
  Military Records & Discharges, Correction Application
  National Gravesite Locator
  Prior Service Connected Medical Issues
  Priority of Service for Veterans and Eligible Spouses
  Replacement Military Records
  Replacement Medical Records
  Replacement Military Awards & Decorations (National Archives)
  Social Security Credit for Military Service (1957 - 2001)
  U.S. Dept of Justice - Rights of Servicemembers and Veterans
  VA Board of Veterans' Appeals