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Here are some Links of Interest to Veterans

 

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

OUR VISION: A world-class workforce fulfills our nation’s obligation by maximizing the number of missing personnel accounted for while ensuring timely, accurate information is provided to their families.

OUR MISSION: Provide the fullest possible accounting for our missing personnel to their families and the nation.

http://www.dpaa.mil

 

Mesothelioma Guide

If you served aboard some of our older ships, you may have been exposed to asbestos and may be developing Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer. If you were exposed to asbestos at any of our military bases you should read the Mesothelioma Guide, just click on it below.

https://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/veterans

 

Addiction and Substance Abuse

So here's a page I found on Veterans, Addiction, & Reintegration; it covers substance abuse trends in the military, info and stats on different drugs, associations between PTSD + addiction + overdose, outcomes and treatment. There is really good information there so I hope you find it useful!

 

Stop Smoking

Veterans and Tobacco addition: Where to Seek Support

https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/how-to-quit-smoking/veterans-and-tobacco-addiction/ 

Substance Abuse

Veterans and Substance Abuse

https://addictionresource.com/addiction/veterans-and-substance-abuse/

Employment Services

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Employment Services - An employment resources page for veterans who are looking to enhance their education, skills, and careers.

Start a Small Business

Veteran's Guide to Starting a Small Business - An in-depth guide for veterans who are interested in starting their own business. Also, has a great employment and business resource section.