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Thomas Congressional legislation, bill status, Congressional Record.
U.S. House of Representatives Information about House members, legislation, committees, calendars, schedules and legal documents.
House Committee on Veterans Affairs
U.S. Senate Information about senators, legislation, committees, calendars, schedules and legal documents.
Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
Congressional E-mail Addresses
Library of Congress
House and Senate E-mails
Federal Legislative Info on the Internet
The White House
The Veterans History Project
Veterans History Project
Vietnam Veterans in Australia
Vietnam Veterans of Australia (Brisbane North) Inc.
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. Included are social and economic information about veterans, demographical and geographical veteran information, statistical information by veteran program areas and veteran survey information as well as references 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).
Gold Star Mothers - American Gold Star Mothers are mothers who lost a son or daughter during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Beirut, Grenada, Panama, the Persian Gulf, Somalia, Bosnia, Saudi Arabia, all Strategic Areas, or while in service to our country.
Gold Star Wives – Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. is an organization that serves war widow(er)s from all conflicts and service connected disabilities since 1945.
Gold Star Siblings – The goal of Gold Star Siblings is to bring together ‘gold star’ brothers and sisters in a single online community and be able to honor and remember their brother/sister, and to support one another with their loss.
Some Links To Medical Information
American Medical Association
Asbestos Veterans Assistance Information League
Karolinska Institute’s page on Diseases, Disorders, and Related Topics
Medsite Navigator, a searchable guide to Internet medical sites
Malignant Mesothelioma, an information portal that has over 100 pages of in-depth information on malignant mesothelioma. It covers types of mesothelioma, diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials, asbestos exposure, etc.
Mesothelioma Information and Resource Group
Mesothelioma Web, Hope-Support-Help
Mesothelioma Information-The Asbestos Cancer Resource
Mesothelioma Cancer Information – Advice on mesothelioma, asbestos induced cancer, lawsuits, mesothelioma law firms, attorneys and treatment
The Federal government’s “Healthfinder”; gateway
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
US Department of Defense Health Care System
Veterans Health Initiative
Yahoo’s page on diseases and conditions (see the link to “All Diseases and Conditions”; (over 6,000 links))
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
National Hepatitis C Program: Department of Veterans Affairs Treatment Recommendations
American Liver Foundation : Hepatitis C page
Hepatitis C’s Movement for Awareness: A grassroots organization committed to change in funding policies, awareness, prevention, and eradication of this disease.
15th Artillery Regiment maps showing sites where Agent Orange was sprayed
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.
Title 38, U.S. Code, Chapter 41: Job Counseling, Training, and Placement Service for Veterans
Title 38, U.S. Code, Chapter 42: Job Counseling, Training, and Placement Service for Veterans
Title 38, U.S. Code, Chapter 43: Job Counseling, Training, and Placement Service for Veterans
Veterans employment by the federal government
U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
U.S. Department of Labor’s Fact Sheet on Affirmative Action Obligations of Contractors and Subcontractors for Disabled Veterans and Vietnam-era veterans
U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCC) which is supposed to enforce the affirmative action obligations of federal contractors, including affirmative action for disabled veterans and Vietnam-era veterans
U.S. Department of Labor’s veterans preference advisor
U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans Employment and Training Service
Assist Government and Commercial Contracting Officials Locate Your Disabled Veteran Business
National Science Foundation Vacancy Announcements posted for NSF in the interest of promoting the hiring and retention of Qualified Veterans.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration – Looking for your talent in science and engineering.
SBA – Veterans Business Development
Department of VA – Center for Veterans Enterprise
SCORE – A resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Association, dedicated to aiding in the formation, growth, and success of small business nationwide.
ASBDC – Association of Small Business Development Centers
The Veterans Corporation – This site is for those who want to take advantage of the services, talents, and skills of the Veterans business community.
Assorted Other Information That May Be Of Interest
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.
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 Virtual Wall
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
National Native America Veterans Association
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
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.