Resources for Veterans, Military Members and Their Families

Once a warrior, always a warrior: navigating the transition from combat to home

For many of us Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Pools and amusement parks open to a regular schedule, children bring out their water toys, picnics are planned, and moms start dreading the increased loads of laundry.

Amidst all this excitement, we should always pause and take a few moments to honor the service members who have served and given their lives for this country. 

One way to honor these brave men and women is to provide resources that can assist their family members and also all the surviving veterans and military members.

Here are some of the many books of interest to military families that you can check out:

Below is a list of Web sites that can answer many questions.  Also, these sites identify who can be contacted pertaining to certain matters.


Guide to Military Education Benefits

Military OneSource

Resources for Veterans and their Families

Service Women’s Action Network

Talking Books: A Service Originally Created for Veterans

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Veteran Jobs

Veterans Benefit Resources

Veterans Employment Toolkit



Virginia Department of Veteran Services

Local Education

Germanna Community College: Military and Veterans Service Center

University of Mary Washington: Veterans


Mental Health Resources (Military OneSource)

Specialty Consultations (Military OneSource - includes Adoption, Adult Disability, Elder Care, Special Needs, Education, Spouse Relocation & Transition, Health & Wellness Coaching, Peer-to-Peer, and Wounded Warrior specialists)

Veterans and Military Health

Women’s Veteran Healthcare

Business and Funding Opportunities

Boots to Business: Reboot

Franchises for Veteran and Military Families

Grants—National Coalition for Homeless Veterans