Below is a list of links of interest to our membership.
Membership in AVVA is open to everyone. Our members include spouses, parents, children, neighbors, and friends of Vietnam Veterans. All Veterans are welcome to join AVVA, Korean Veterans, Desert Storm Veterans, Iraqi Freedom Veterans, and veterans who served between war times that do not qualify for VVA.
The Veterans History Project
Veterans History Project
Department of Veterans Affairs
Department of Veterans' Affairs Main Site Links to VA facts sheets, including compensation and pension programs, education and training, medical care and research, home loan assistance, insurance, National Cemeteries, VA facilities by state, special programs, medical automation, legislation and testimony.
VA Insurance Program Provides individuals with insurance programs with direct access to the VA insurance site.
Veteran Data and Information This VA web site is designed to provide you with information regarding VA policy and planning issues.by veteran program areas and veteran survey information as well as reference
Home Loans for All
Being shown gratitude and appreciation for your military service is just part of the deal and there are numerous benefits available to service members and veterans that could prove extremely beneficial as well as recognizing your contribution. One of those benefits could be a VA home loan, which are loans designed to help you purchase, build, or repair a home of your own, underwritten in part by the US Department of Veterans Affairs.
If you want to find out more about a VA home loan and learn about eligibility and requirements, this resource should answer all the key questions you might have.
Veterans Affairs access to other veteran information sites.
Federal Register Proposed and final regulations that eventually end up in the annual Code of Federal Regulations--Search the data base for the 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 Federal Register (Volumes 60, 61, 62, 63, and 64).
List of Sections of the Code of Federal Regulations (annual compilation) affected by new final regulations published in the Federal Register.
Board of Veterans' Appeals: Appeals Regulations (Part 19 of Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations, as amended July 1, 1998)
Board of Veterans' Appeals: Rules of Practice (Part 20 of Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations, as amended July 1, 1998
Search BVA decisions from: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999
Decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit(1995 to now)
U.S. Supreme Court decisions (1893 to now)
The Center for WomenVeterans
Combat-Related Special Compensation - The Department of Defense, working together with the Department of Veteran Affairs, announces the start of a new compensation program for many disabled military retirees, Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC).
The Federal government's "Healthfinder"; gateway
American Medical Association
Mesothelioma Web, Hope-Support-Help
Mesothelioma Information-The Asbestos Cancer Resource
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
National Center for PTSD Research and education on PTSD
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
Internet Mental Health's page on PTSD
The PostTraumatic Gazette Trauma and PTSD page from Patience Mason, author of Recovering From The War: A Woman's Guide To Helping Your Vietnam Veteran, Your Family, and Yourself
VVA's Congressional Charter (36 U.S.C. 3801-3817)
National Coalition of Homeless Veterans
National Personnel Records Center
Department of Defense Headquarters Links to all branches of the Armed Forces.
U.S. Department of Labor Main Site Job Bank, grant and contract information.
Government Printing Office Access to a wide array of federal government publications.
Government Job Listings Lists for federal, state and local government jobs and pointers to government job listings in the U.S.
Seized Property for Sale This site lists the categories of items currently for sale by U.S. Customs, the Internal Revenue Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. Regularly scheduled auctions are held every nine weeks at locations around the nation.
Sons and Daughters In Touch
The Stars and Stripes
Vietnam Veterans International Sub-Branch Australia
Vietnam Women's Memorial Project Web Site
National Gulf War Resource Center
American Retirees Association - committed to defending the rights of service members/retirees in divorce
The Society of the Fifth Divison - The Society includes WWI, WWII, Panama, and Vietnam veterans. Our officers and a growing majority of our members served with 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division, in the Quang Tri Province.
U.S. War Dogs Association - Non-profit organization made up of former military canine handlers.
The Women Marines Association - The WMA is a non-profit veterans association comprised of women who have served or are serving honorably in the United States Marine Corps regular or reserve components.
Vietnam Memories - A site for all Vietnam Veterans. You can post notices, look for friends, submit poems, and more.