Veteran Related Sites
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
The main site for all veterans-related information. Includes on-line applications, program information, news, contacts and links.
Veterans Benefits Administration
In partnership with the Veterans Health Administration and the National Cemetery Administration, provides benefits and services to the veterans and their families in a responsive, timely and compassionate manner in recognition of their service to the Nation. This website has current, detailed information regarding the many Federal benefits available to veterans and their families.
California Department of Veterans Affairs
Full information regarding California state benefits and programs for veterans and their families. The site includes details and an on-line application for Cal-Vet Home Loans, and information regarding the Veterans Home, various memorial programs and projects, and links to other veterans-related sites.
California Employment Development Department (Veterans Program)
Eligible veterans are entitled to receive priority services in job referrals, referrals to training, and other employment-related services. Provides details and links to employment services and job listings.
National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)
Provides copies of documents from military personnel and medical records to authorized requesters, including DD-214 and other discharge papers. This new web-based application will provide better service on these requests by eliminating mailroom processing time. Select the "Where is...? How do I...?" drop-down to go to veterans service records.
“Military.com, the largest online military destination, offers free resources to serve, connect, and inform the 30 million Americans with military affinity: active duty personnel, retirees, veterans, reservists, guard members, defense workers, family members, and those considering military careers.” The very large site has news, information on benefits, links, a “buddy-finder” service, job search information and resources.