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VETERANS' SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

 

American Legion

Vietnam Veterans of America

Disabled American Veterans

American Legion Vietnam Veterans of America Disabled American Veterans
     

AMVETS

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Veterans of Foreign Wars

AMVets Military Order of the Purple Heart VFW
     

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

CT Blue Star Mothers

Wounded Warrior Project

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American Legion
The American Legion provides a service officer at the VA Regional Office Center in Hartford Ct, who advocates for veterans filing pension or compensation claims. This organization follows national legislation affecting veterans, promotes youth programs, and offers accident and life insurance, travel benefits, and an investment programs. Contact the Service officer at (860) 721-9542; or the American Legion post in your community.

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AMVETS
The AMVETS provides a service officer at the VA Regional Office Center in Hartford Ct, who advocates for veterans filing pension or compensation claims. Contact: the Service officer at (860) 887-6056.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars
The VFW provides a service officer at the VA Regional Office Center in Hartford Ct, who helps veterans in filing claims. The VFW lobbies to protect veterans' rights, offers life, health and accident insurance, cancer expense assistance, and a Medicare supplement, and operates a home in Michigan for the education of orphaned or dependent children of VFW and Ladies Auxiliary members. Contact: the Service officer at (860) 594-6610; or the VFW post in your community.

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Disabled American Veterans
The Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Department of Connecticut web site, features information, contacts, news highlights and links of interest for DAV and Auxiliary members or anyone interested in veterans issues. DAV web site: http://www.dav.org/   Consistent with fulfilling the organization's mission of service to veterans; is their National Service Office (phone 860-594-6612). They provide Connecticut disabled veterans and their families representation in the prosecution of their claims for benefits from the Veterans Administration. Their mailing address is
555 Willard Ave Newington CT 06131.

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Vietnam Veterans of America
"Never again shall one generation of veterans abandon another." Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. is the only national Vietnam veterans organization congressionally chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. VVA goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam veterans. Membership is open to all Vietnam-era veterans who served on active duty for other than training purposes between January 1, 1959 and May 7, 1975. Associate membership is open to all veterans, family members, friends, and the general public. You may contact: http://www.vva.org/ or call
1-800-882-1316.

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