Resources*

(Non profit and government information listed; others should contact the American Legion national office for advertising rates)

 

Survivor Assistance.pdf --- Good information from Mike McCrady at Post 379

 

Tarrant County Veterans Services

 

Tarrant County Veterans Court | Tarrant County Veterans Court Program

 

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation

 

National Resource Directory

 

Texas Veterans Portal

 

National VSO pages (assisting military veterans, retirees, and their Next of Kin)

 

National Suicide Prevention

 

Information about the DFW National Cemetery

 

DFW National Cemetery Foundation Schedule

 

Veterans History Project

 

Deals for Veterans, Seniors and Legion Members

 

Application for Military Meritorious Service License Plates

There is no registration fee for the first set of plates (See list on Form VTR-421)

 

Military Discounts link from the RAO Bulletin

 

RAO Bulletin (link to pdf version)

 

American Legion Member Discount Programs

 

Motel 6 provides all American Legion and SAL members a 15% discount at any of the 1,100+ pet-friendly Motel 6 locations in the U.S. and Canada.
Call 800-4Motel6 or visit motel6.com.

Reference Links

 

Tarrant County Veterans Council (Veterans Day Parade information and registration)

 

Disabled Veterans Property Tax Information - State of Texas

 

VA Returning Veterans information

 

Texas Veterans Land Board

 

The Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence

 

American Flag Info

 

How To Properly Display The Flag and some real good flag links

 

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

 

American Legion publications download center (Legion Officer Manuals and many program manuals, brochures, etc.)

 

American Legion Facebook Links

 

More of these on the Dept. of Texas links page

Patriotic Organizations

 

555th Parachute Infantry

Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride

AMVETS

American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT)

Blue Star Mothers

Boy Scouts of America

British Flying Training Squadron Museum in Terrell

Brotherhood of the Third Wheel

Buffalo Soldiers

Cowtown Motorcycle Meetup Group

Fisher House

Fort Worth Aviation Museum (a Blue Star Museum)

Marine Corps League

Mercy Medical Airlift

Military Order of the Purple Heart meetings at American Legion Post 297.

Military Veteran Peer Network

Operation Homefront

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Patriot Guard

Ride 2 Recovery

Run For The Wall

Rolling Thunder National Headquarters

Sons of the American Revolution

Toys for Tots

Tuskegee Airmen

USO Dallas/Fort Worth

VFW - Texas

VFW Post 8235, 5333 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth TX 76114

The Virtual VIETNAM WALL

WALL OF FACES - Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

Wreaths Across America

Trivia

Live Bingo in Watauga

 

The UpTime Message  

 

God made a farmer by Paul Harvey (Dodge commercial)

 

USN Ship Designations

 

Challenge Coins history

 

 

Much of the information listed was obtained from the RAO newsletter: published by Lt. James “EMO” Tichacek, USN (Ret)Associate Director, Retiree Assistance Office, U.S. Embassy Warden & IRS VITA Baguio City RP

 

*If you have a link to a resource provided by a government or veterans service organization please let me know.  The link should be to the agency responsible for the service if possible.  Review the links above so we do not repeat the same information through a different link.

 

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