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.
U.S. House of Representatives
House Committee on Veterans Affairs
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Congressional E-mail Addresses
Library of Congress
House and Senate E-mails
Federal Legislative Info on the Internet
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 Telephone Numbers Call the VA toll free. Get the information you need.
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 referen
Veterans Affairs ces to other veteran information sites.
Title 38 of the U.S. Code
Title 38 of the Code of Federal Regulations
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: Understanding the Appeal Process (A VA view)
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
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC)
Search decisions and opinions of the Court of: Appeals for Veterans Claims
CAVC list (by state) of lawyers and non-lawyers admitted to practice before the court.
Appeals from decisions of the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims go to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
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).
Medsite Navigator, a searchable guide to Internet medical sites
Karolinska Institute's page on Diseases, Disorders, and Related Topics
Yahoo's page on diseases and conditions (see the link to "All Diseases and Conditions"; (over 6,000 links))
The Federal government's "Healthfinder"; gateway
American Medical Association
US Department of Defense Health Care System
Mesothelioma Information and Resource Group
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)
Dr. Jonathan Shay's 1995 Paper :Medications For Combat PTSD" psychiatrist who wrote Achilles in Vietnam
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
15th Artillery Regiment maps showing sites where Agent Orange was sprayed
VVA's Congressional Charter (36 U.S.C. 3801-3817)
National Coalition of Homeless Veterans
National Personnel Records Center
Pike's Military research Page Unit records and other information.
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.
Social Security Administration Benefits information, employer information, legislation, disability program and various Social Security disability publications.
Government Job Listings Lists for federal, state and local government jobs and pointers to government job listings in the U.S.
Grantsnet A directory of grants and grant program personnel. Includes links to federal grant management personnel; program and funding availability; laws and regulations; and policies affecting grants.
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.
Advocacy and Intelligence Index for Prisoners of War/Missing in Action, Inc History of POW/MIA issue. Background documents, testimony, and reports.
Sons and Daughters In Touch
National Conference of Viet Nam Veteran Ministers
The Stars and Stripes
Vietnam Veterans International Sub-Branch Australia
The Navy Log
Vietnam Women's Memorial Project Web Site
National Gulf War Resource Center
Children Of Vietnam Vets
State Governments and State VA's
Former USAF Aircraft Maintainers of the U-2 and SR-71
WAR VETS - One Site for All Services, All Wars
American Retirees Association - committed to defending the rights of service members/retirees in divorce
New York Catholic War Veterans
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.
Fifth Amendment WACs
Order of the Silver Rose - to recognize the courage, heroism, and contributions of American service personnel found to have been exposed to Agent Orange in a combat zone.
Vietnam Veterans National Memorial - Angel Fire, New Mexico
Tribute to the MPs of the Vietnam War
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.