An interactive video where you choose a character going through family and work transitions including someone who's in Active Duty, in the Guard and Reserve, a DA Civilian and a Family Member. A United States Army presentation of an interactive life preservation training program. A Virtual Experience Immersive Learning Simulation (VEILS).
Just minutes away from Navy Pier, Water Tower, and Chicago's Magnificent Mile, the Pritzker Military Library is free and open to the public, with live events and a collection of books, posters, photographs, and other fascinating artifacts that tell the story of the Citizen Soldier in American military history.
The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days.
It has been heralded as one of the most significant pieces of legislation ever produced by the federal government—one that impacted the United States socially, economically and politically. But it almost never came to pass.
Through our My Story page, we are sharing the real life stories of Veterans and Servicemembers, and their personal experiences with the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Every My Story is different; yet they all share a common thread — creating a better future using the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is the nation's first and largest group dedicated to the Troops and Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the civilian supporters of those Troops and Veterans.
Through our broad range of services and experts, Paralyzed Veterans of America works to positively change lives and build brighter futures for our nation's veterans with disabilities and their families.
Throughout our country’s history, Americans have felt profound appreciation and gratitude for the dedication and sacrifice of our troops and their families. The USO provides a tangible way for all of us to say thank you, as it has for almost 70 years.