VETERAN BENEFITS & ASSISTANCE


Veteran Benefits & Assistance

Originally founded in 1899 as the American Veterans of Foreign Service, the Veterans of Foreign Wars continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families. The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families.

Contact a VFW Representative for Help With VA Benefits & Claims at our post.
 
Paul Roy - Post Service Officer
(603) 264-8502 
roypauljr@hotmail.com
 
 

 or contact the State VFW Service Officer

 

John Barrett

VA Regional Office - Norris Cotton Federal Building

275 Chestnut Street, Manchester, NH 03103 

Tel : 603-222-5780 E-mail: john.barrett1@va.gov

 
 

 
 
BENEFITS & SERVICES
  Federal Benefits for Veterans & Dependents
       A to Z Benefits Information
       VA Benefits Fact Sheets
        Apply for VA Benefits
    Google Resources for Veterans & Families
        Survivor & Dependent Benefits
              VA Benefits and Services
        Check the status of your VA claim online
        Veteran Benefits Calculator - The American Legion
        Benefits - Military.com
        Education Benefits
        Federal Benefits for Dependents and Survivors
        National Resource Directory, Benefits & Compensation
        Life Insurance Benefits
     
   Burial Benefits
      National Cemetery Military Burial Benefits
      Types of Headstones & Markers Available
     
   Home Loans
   
      Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan
     
  Health Care
       Health Care Benefits - VA 
       Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors (SSI)
 
   Community-Based VA Vet Centers
       Grand Valley State University Wounded Warrior Traumatic Brain Injury Project
       PTSD / Stress Management
       Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR)
       TRICARE Benefit Info
       VA Health Benefits
          Laws Protecting Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities
        Transition and Care Management for OEF / OIF Service Members
       
  Long-Term Care
    Aid & Attendance Benefit
    Armed Forces Retirement Home, Eligibility
    Family Caregiver Program for Post-9/11 Veterans


Medical Foster Care Program, Geriatrics & Extended Care
       
  Prior Service-Connected Medical Conditions
        Diseases Associated with Agent Orange Exposure
     
  Agent Orange Health Care Registry Exam for Veterans
   

Agent Orange, Military Benefits, Military.COM
      Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses
        Illnesses Related to Gulf War Service
        Gulf War Health Care Registry Exam for Veterans
        VA Recognizes 'Presumptive' Illnesses in Iraq & Afghanistan
       
  VA Compensation & Pension Benefits
  VA eBenefits
  VA Life Insurance
  VA OEF (Operation Enduring Freedom) / OIF (Operation Iraqi Freedom)
  VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment
  VA Web Automated Reference Material System (WARMS)
  VFW Veterans Benefits
       
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE
  Aid & Charity Associations
  Air Force Aid Society
  American Red Cross
  Army Emergency Relief
  Cell Phone, Government Supported
  Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund
  Coast Guard Mutual Assistance
  Financial Assistance for Mortgage or Rent Payments
  Help for Homeless Veterans
  Homeless Vet 24 Hour Hotline 1-877-4AID VET
  Homeless Veterans, VA
       
  Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
  Service Members Civil Relief Act - Miliatry.com
  Social Security Administration online
  Social Security Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST)
  United Way, Nationwide 2-1-1 Phone Numbers
  VFW Troop Support
  Volunteers of America
  Warrior Care, DoD & VA Resources Site
       

VETERAN INFORMATION
  Historical Documents of Interest to Veterans
  Locating Veterans & Service Members
  Replacement Military Records
  Replacement Medical Records
  Replacement Military Awards & Decorations (National Archives)
  Social Security Credit for Military Service (1957 - 2001)
  U.S. Dept of Justice - Rights of Servicemembers and Veterans
  VA Board of Veterans' Appeals
  Women Veterans
       

Post News

Important Info for Post8641 Members

988 Veterans Crisis Hotline

New number to make it easier to call for help or to talk.

NH Dept. Scholarship Awards

On Saturday January 14th the Department of NH held the Scholastic Awards and Banquet and here are the winners:

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Honors the Nation's Gulf War Veterans

WASHINGTON - More than three decades later, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) continues to pay tribute to the nearly 700,000 mili...

Country Music Superstar Joins VFW in Asking America to 'Return the Favor'

Kansas City, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) alongside John Rich and his Redneck Riviera brand announced today a new oppo...

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As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

Announcements


Meat Raffle: Saturday, April 13th, 4:00 pm
 
 
 
 
 
There is always a hot meal on Thursday evening provided by Past Auxiliary President Frank Clayton. Thank you Frank! - The meal is inexpensive ($3) and the cost is only to cover the cost of the food. If you cannot afford it just let us know.
 
 
 


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 



 
 

 
 
 
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