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 The internet has made a great deal of information more available and much more easily accessible than ever before.  However, not all sites contain factual or truthful information; web-surf with a critical mind.  Listed below are some sites which may be of interest to those viewing this site.

www.alaforveterans.org

This is the National American Legion Auxiliary website.

www.wilegion.org

This is the Wisconsin American Legion website. Browse it for a variety of interesting information, programs, and scholarships specific to Wisconsin.

www.legion.org

This is the National American Legion website. Browse it for a variety of interesting information on Americanism

www.wisal.org

This is the Wisconsin Sons of the American Legion website. 

Veterans Benefits for Seniors

According to the 2012 U.S. Census brief, Veterans age 65 or older numbered in excess of 12.4 million. These Veterans served in conflicts around the world including World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and even in the Persian Gulf War. As Veterans age, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will provide benefits and services that address a variety of issues including the changing health risks they face, as well as financial challenges through VA benefits and health services.

Service Members' Legal Rights while on Active Duty

As a member of the military, you are called on to sacrifice constantly for the good of your country. As a "thank you" for that sacrifice, the United States government has enacted several laws designed to protect your rights.
Military and Veterans Discounts Here’s our list of great discounts for military families! From companies offering year-round savings for military personnel to places that do something special around certain holidays (such as Veterans Day, Memorial Day and/or July 4th), here are a range of retail, travel, restaurant, educational and fitness discounts.
Sesame Street for Military Families To assist your family to talk, listen, and connect
Employment Resources for Military Spouses The Military Spouses Employment Partnership (MSEP) provides companies with direct access to military spouses who are seeking career opportunities. The program allows spouses to see the companies currently recruiting.

www.ready.wi.gov

ReadyWisconsin is an initiative of Wisconsin Emergency Management designed to educate and empower Wisconsinites to prepare for and respond to all kinds of emergencies including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks.

www.NationalResourceDirectory.gov

The US Departments of Defense, Labor and Veterans Affairs National Resource Directory Web site created for Wounded Warriors, Veterans, their families and caregiver.

www.grocerysavingtips.com/p/military-family.html

How to Send Expired Grocery Coupons to Military Families Overseas

www.fisherhouse.org/programs

Fisher House Foundation is best known for the network of comfort homes built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers nationwide and in Europe.

                        www.dryhootch.org
Local non-profit organization in Milwaukee working with our Vets and their issues regarding PTSD.

www.mortgageloan.com/veterans/

A comprehensive consumer guide on housing and mortgages for Veterans and active military.  It covers what VA loans are, its benefits, how to apply for one, special protections against foreclosures, etc.

www.cfa-inc.org

This site gives up to date information on the Citizens Flag Alliance.

www.flagday.org

This is the website for the National Flag Day Foundation.   

 www.myvetwork.com

A fresh approach to transition from military to civilian life, MyVetwork enables members to view, create and share short video narratives created "by vets for vets" aimed at helping others.

www.usflag.org

This is an interesting website with much information on the United States Flag. Some of it is controversial.

www.ushistory.org/betsy

This site deals with flag history, trivia, and Betsy Ross.