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  • Families of Military Personnel/Veterans (16)
    YJ-2050

    Families of Military Personnel/Veterans

    YJ-2050

    The parents, children or spouses of people who are on active duty with one of the branches of the armed forces, who have retired from the armed forces following a military career, or who have been honorably discharged as veterans of military service. Included are families of deceased veterans.
  • Military Bases/Forts (1)
    TM-5000

    Military Bases/Forts

    TM-5000

    Sites established by any of the branches of the armed forces within the U.S or abroad for the training of military recruits, the stationing and/or deployment of active military or peacekeeping personnel and the provision of support services for military personnel and their dependents.
  • Military Contract Employees (1)
    YN-4900

    Military Contract Employees

    YN-4900

    Employees of private companies contracted by the military to provide security, transportation, construction, medical, food preparation and other support services.
  • Military Donations/Relief Programs (2)
    TI-1800.5150

    Military Donations/Relief Programs

    TI-1800.5150

    Programs that accept donations from the general public for the benefit of military personnel and their families or arrange for other supportive services during peace or wartime.
  • Military Family Service/Support Centers (6)
    TM-5100

    Military Family Service/Support Centers

    TM-5100

    Programs located at military installations throughout the world that handle inquiries from military personnel, retirees, reservists and their family members, do an assessment of their needs and refer them to sources of help available at the installation or in the local community. The centers may provide relocation assistance, transition assistance, family life programs (e.g., parenting, stress management), individual and family counseling, employment assistance, and financial management services as well as emergency assistance.
  • Military Family Support Groups (5)
    PN-8100.4500-550

    Military Family Support Groups

    PN-8100.4500-550

    Mutual support groups whose members are the spouses, children, parents, other relatives, boyfriends, girlfriends or friends of active duty military personnel who have needs, issues and problems that relate to the stresses of military life. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; help participants prepare for military mobilization or deployment; and allow them to share their experience, strengths and hopes to solve the problems they have in common and to address the quality of life issues that affect them all.
  • Military Hospitals (3)
    LL-3000.5300

    Military Hospitals

    LL-3000.5300

    Health care facilities that provide general clinical and hospitalization services primarily for active duty military personnel, but also for military dependents and retired personnel, subject to space and availability of medical staff.
  • Military Personnel/Contractors (3)
    YN

    Military Personnel/Contractors

    YN

    Individuals who are affiliated with one of the branches of the armed forces as active duty enlisted men/women or officers, retired career military or veterans; or are contracted by the military to perform specific duties.
  • Military Records (4)
    DF-7000.5200

    Military Records

    DF-7000.5200

    Programs that maintain and, where appropriate, provide copies of documents which relate to an individual's association with any of the branches of the armed forces including the person’s current active military status and discharge, if appropriate. Also included are programs that are responsible for investigating and correcting errors in the records of individuals who have served in the armed forces.
  • Military Reserves (3)
    YN-5000

    Military Reserves

    YN-5000

    Individuals who are affiliated with one of the branches of the armed forces and are trained for duty but are only called to active service in the case of war or other emergencies.
  • Military Transition Assistance Programs (1)
    TM-5200

    Military Transition Assistance Programs

    TM-5200

    Programs that provide guidance and information regarding benefits, services and outplacement assistance for active duty separtees and retirees and their family members returning to civilian life with the objective of making the transition as smooth and stress-free as possible. Services may include benefits counseling, employment search and placement assistance, relocation services, financial planning assistance, eligibility information regarding medical and dental insurance coverage and other forms of assistance to facilitate adjustment to civilian life. Special employment transition assistance includes certification of job skills and experience; information about applying active duty job skills and experience to private sector employment; information about geographic areas of relocation including the labor market and cost of living; identification and location of employment and training opportunities; instruction in resume preparation, job analysis and interview techniques; and information about loans and grants to facilitate acquisition of employment. Also included are programs that help National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated for deployment resolve issues pertaining to duty requirements and employment benefits.
  • National Guard Personnel (3)
    YN-0500.6000

    National Guard Personnel

    YN-0500.6000

    The enlisted men, women and officers who form the militia force that is maintained as a reserve for the United States Army and Air Force. Members serve on a statewide basis but are subject to activation for federal service as well as for state emergencies.
  • Pastoral Care (2)
    LH-6300.6400

    Pastoral Care

    LH-6300.6400

    Departments within hospitals, HMOs and other health care institutions that provide for the spiritual care of patients with severe, chronic or terminal conditions, their families and staff, regardless of their religious traditions. Pastoral care workers work cooperatively with the health care team; listen, elicit and respond to individual religious/spiritual needs; identify and clarify ethical issues related to end-of-life treatment and care; provide bereavement support for family members, significant others and professional staff; and ensure that treatment addresses the whole person, not just his or her medical needs. The service is provided by licensed clergy or trained, accredited spiritual care volunteers.
  • Social Services for Military Personnel (8)
    TM-8200

    Social Services for Military Personnel

    TM-8200

    Public or private organizations like the USO that provide adjunctive supportive services for military personnel throughout the world which may include information, opportunities for recreation and socialization, entertainment, emergency leave assistance, lost baggage assistance, travel information, visa and passport assistance and rest facilities for individuals in transit.
  • Veteran Aid and Attendance Benefits (7)
    NS-1800.9000-900

    Veteran Aid and Attendance Benefits

    NS-1800.9000-900

    A program administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provides a special monthly allowance that is paid in addition to the regular veteran compensation/pension payment for wartime veterans, surviving spouses and parents of wartime veterans who have large, unreimbursed medical expenses. Claimants must show that they require the "aid and attendance" of another person in order to perform at least two activities of daily living (e.g., grooming, transferring, eating, bathing, dressing or toileting); that they are blind or nearly blind; or that they are a patient in a nursing facility. The A&A Pension can be used for any type of chronic care provider including paid in-home caregivers, adult day care, adult residential care homes, assisted living facilities or skilled nursing facilities. The individual must meet financial eligibility criteria, and a report from an attending physician or other medical evidence validating the need for care is required.
  • Veteran Benefits Assistance (56)
    FT-1000.9000

    Veteran Benefits Assistance

    FT-1000.9000

    Programs that provide assistance for veterans who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law based on service to their country. The programs may help veterans understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are veteran rights organizations that offer a range of advocacy services as well as legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.
  • Veteran Benefits Assistance for Brain Injuries (20)
    FT-1000.9000 * YF-3000.1300

    Veteran Benefits Assistance * Brain Injuries

    FT-1000.9000 * YF-3000.1300

    Programs that provide assistance for veterans who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law based on service to their country. The programs may help veterans understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with Veteran's Administration staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are veteran rights organizations that offer a range of advocacy services as well as legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.

    Any of a variety of conditions that are characterized by significant destruction of brain tissue and resultant loss of brain function which include Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, stroke and other cerebrovascular accidents, traumatic brain injury, post infection damage, brain tumors and permanent damage that occurs as a result of seizures, substance toxicity or other disorders.

  • Veteran Benefits Assistance for Females (14)
    FT-1000.9000 * YS-2000

    Veteran Benefits Assistance * Females

    FT-1000.9000 * YS-2000

    Programs that provide assistance for veterans who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law based on service to their country. The programs may help veterans understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are veteran rights organizations that offer a range of advocacy services as well as legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.

    Individuals who have needs and interests in common as a result of similar experiences, concerns or expectations as females.

  • Veteran Benefits Assistance for Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans (35)
    FT-1000.9000 * YN-9000.6000

    Veteran Benefits Assistance * Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans

    FT-1000.9000 * YN-9000.6000

    Programs that provide assistance for veterans who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law based on service to their country. The programs may help veterans understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with Veteran's Administration staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are veteran rights organizations that offer a range of advocacy services as well as legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.

    Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who qualify as veterans by virtue of their service in Afghanistan and surrounding countries during Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Veteran Benefits Assistance for Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans (32)
    FT-1000.9000 * YN-9000.6050

    Veteran Benefits Assistance * Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans

    FT-1000.9000 * YN-9000.6050

    Programs that provide assistance for veterans who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law based on service to their country. The programs may help veterans understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with Veteran's Administration staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are veteran rights organizations that offer a range of advocacy services as well as legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.

    Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who qualify as veterans by virtue of their service during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Veteran Burial Benefits (9)
    NS-1000.9000

    Veteran Burial Benefits

    NS-1000.9000

    A program of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs that provides a variety of burial benefits for eligible deceased veterans of peacetime or wartime service who have been discharged under conditions other than dishonorable and, in the case of some benefits, for their dependents. Included are burial in a national cemetery (opening and closing the grave, headstones and markers and perpetual care); headstones and markers for graves of veterans that are located anywhere in the world as well as niche markers for urns; headstones or markers for memorial plots in situations where the veteran's remains are not available for burial; Presidential Memorial Certificates; and burial flags which drape the veteran's coffin and are given to the next of kin or close associate following the funeral. Burial and funeral allowances are also available to certain veterans under specified conditions.
  • Veteran Compensation and Pension Benefits (3)
    NS-1800.9000

    Veteran Compensation and Pension Benefits

    NS-1800.9000

    Programs administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provide monthly payments to veterans who are disabled and were discharged under other than dishonorable conditions, their dependent children, surviving spouses and parents. Included are compensation benefits for veterans with service-connected disabilities; and pension benefits for veterans with limited incomes who are age 65 or older or are permanently and totally disabled as a result of a condition not related to military service. Veterans who are more seriously disabled may qualify for Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits which are paid in addition to the basic compensation or pension rate. A veteran cannot receive both Aid and Attendance and Housebound benefits at the same time.
  • Veteran Disability Compensation Benefits (2)
    NS-1800.9000-920

    Veteran Disability Compensation Benefits

    NS-1800.9000-920

    A program administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provides regular monthly payments to compensate veterans who are disabled by injury or illness incurred in or aggravated by active military service and discharged or separated under other than dishonorable conditions. Substandard care at a VA hospital that causes an injury may also be considered service connected. Payment amounts depend upon the percentage of disability. The Compensation Program also provides monthly payments, as specified by law, to surviving spouses, dependent children and dependent parents in recognition of the economic loss caused by the veteran's death during active military service or, subsequent to discharge from military service, as a result of a service-connected disability.
  • Veteran Education Benefits (5)
    HL-8000.1800-900

    Veteran Education Benefits

    HL-8000.1800-900

    Programs administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or other organizations that provide educational financial assistance for veterans and service personnel and their eligible dependents. Veterans and service personnel who served on active duty between January 31, 1955 and January 1, 1977 for specified periods of time are eligible for a variety of education benefits under the GI Bill including a stipend for tuition assistance at approved educational institutions. Veterans and service personnel who entered active duty after January 1, 1977 may participate in a voluntary contributory plan in which the individual's savings for a future education are administered and augmented by the government. Partial educational assistance is also available to the survivors of deceased or disabled veterans whose death or permanent and total disability was service-connected; and to the spouses and children of servicemen and women who have been listed for more than 90 days as missing in action, captured in the line of duty or forcibly detained by a foreign power.
  • Veteran Home Loans (6)
    BH-3500.3400-900

    Veteran Home Loans

    BH-3500.3400-900

    Programs that assist veterans who want to purchase or construct a home by issuing GI loans which feature moderate interest rates, no down payment, a long repayment period, and the right to pay all or a portion or the loan in advance without penalty.
  • Veteran Homes (7)
    BH-8400.9000

    Veteran Homes

    BH-8400.9000

    Programs that provide care on an ambulatory self-care basis for veterans who are limited by age or illness and are not in need of acute hospitalization or skilled nursing services in situations where care in a home setting is either not available or unsuitable.
  • Veteran Housebound Benefits (1)
    NS-1800.9000-940

    Veteran Housebound Benefits

    NS-1800.9000-940

    A program administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provides a special monthly allowance that is paid in addition to the regular veteran compensation/pension payment for wartime veterans, surviving spouses and parents of wartime veterans who are permanently housebound by reason of one or more disabilities. This requirement is met when the individual is confined to his or her dwelling and the immediate premises or, if in a hospital or assisted living facility, ward or clinical area, and it is anticipated that the disability or disabilities and current confinement will continue throughout the his or her lifetime.
  • Veteran Membership Organizations (1)
    TD-1400.9000

    Veteran Membership Organizations

    TD-1400.9000

    Programs whose members are veterans who have joined together on a voluntary basis to promote mutual interests. Activities may include advocacy for the preservation and expansion of earned privileges and benefits, testimony before Congress on issues affecting veterans, awards and other measures for promoting appreciation of and recognition for veterans and their accomplishments, community service programs, and social activities for members. Some organizations may provide active support for the democratic principles of religious and political freedom; offer benefits such as health insurance, life insurance, credit cards and financial planning services for members; or maintain special burial funds to help indigent veterans and their families.
  • Veteran Outpatient Clinics (9)
    LN-9000

    Veteran Outpatient Clinics

    LN-9000

    Outpatient medical facilities operated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provide routine primary medical care for eligible veterans. Services generally include x-rays, general health check ups, blood pressure checks, treatment for basic illnesses and laboratory tests.
  • Veteran Pensions (1)
    NS-7000.9000

    Veteran Pensions

    NS-7000.9000

    A program administered by the Veterans Administration that provides regular retirement benefits for unemployed veterans age 65 and older and for wartime veterans who have a limited income and a non-service-connected disability which is permanent and total and which prevents them from obtaining substantially gainful employment.
  • Veteran Reintegration Counseling (9)
    RP-1400.8000-900

    Veteran Reintegration Counseling

    RP-1400.8000-900

    Programs that provide emotional support, information and guidance for veterans who have emotional problems relating to experiences they had while in the service or who have separated from the military and are having difficulty adjusting to their civilian status.
  • Veteran Reintegration Counseling for Females (4)
    RP-1400.8000-900 * YS-2000

    Veteran Reintegration Counseling * Females

    RP-1400.8000-900 * YS-2000

    Programs that provide emotional support, information and guidance for veterans who have emotional problems relating to experiences they had while in the service or who have separated from the military and are having difficulty adjusting to their civilian status.

    Individuals who have needs and interests in common as a result of similar experiences, concerns or expectations as females.

  • Veteran Support Groups (21)
    PN-8100.4500-850

    Veteran Support Groups

    PN-8100.4500-850

    Mutual support groups whose members were previously affiliated with one of the branches of the armed forces, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; may focus on former prisoners of war, veterans of specific wars, e.g., the Gulf War, women who are veterans or other specific veteran populations; and allow participants to share their experience, strengths and hopes and put their lives back together if they have been troubled by homelessness, disability, substance abuse, depression or other issues related to their service to the country.
  • Veteran Survivors Benefits (1)
    NS-8200.9000

    Veteran Survivors Benefits

    NS-8200.9000

    A program administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provides special payments for the eligible survivors of deceased veterans whose wartime or peacetime service meets specific criteria for service-connected death compensation or non-service-connected death pensions. Eligible survivors (dependent children, surviving spouses and parents) who are seriously disabled may also qualify for Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits which are paid in addition to the basic benefit.
  • Veteran/Military Health Insurance (11)
    NS-8000.9000

    Veteran/Military Health Insurance

    NS-8000.9000

    Programs administered by the Department of Defense (DoD) Health Affairs Office or the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provide health benefits coverage for eligible military personnel, eligible veterans and eligible dependents.
  • Veteran/Military Personnel Issues (8)
    YZ-8800

    Veteran/Military Personnel Issues

    YZ-8800

    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of veterans or military personnel and their interests.
  • Veterans (47)
    YN-9000

    Veterans

    YN-9000

    Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (7)
    LL-3000.9000

    Veterans Affairs Medical Centers

    LL-3000.9000

    Health care facilities operated by the U.S. government that provide inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric care for eligible veterans.
 
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