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Veteran Services


 Disabled American Veterans

Military Order of the Purple Heart of the USA                                                            

The American Legion 

Veterans of Foreign Wars 

 Vietnam Veterans of America

Vietnam War Casualy List

Department of Veteran Affairs Health Administration Center 


Gulf War Resources


Iraq War Veterans Organization

101st Airborne Division Association 

 Korean War Veterans Association

Marine Corps League 

Jewish War Veterans 

Catholic War Veterans of the United States of America 

Non Commissioned Officers Association 

Commissioned Officers Association 




NJ Veteran's Guide




A Military Veterans Guide To Disability Compensation and Pension Benefits 

Compendium of Resources and Knowledge For The Disabled Veteran



Government Links

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

NJ Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

The White House

United States House of Representatives

United States Congress

Legislative Information
on the Web

Center for Women Veterans

Internal Revenue Service




Quick Reference Guide

VA Benefits


VA Life Insurance


VA Education Benefits


VA Health Care Benefits


Gulf War/ Agent Orange Help Line


VA Center for Woman's Veterans


Board of Veterans Appeals


To obtain copies of Military Records ( www.archives.gov )


Department of Defense, POW/MIA Affairs


National Gulf War Resource Center

800-882-1316 ext.162

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans


Social Security Administration ( www.ssa.gov )


VVA NJ Service Representative (vvamwojc@vba.va.org)


VA Primary Care Clinic (located in Hackensack)




To Obtain Information




Contacts for Homeless Veterans

Getting Your Medals

**Requests for the issuance or replacement of medals, decorations and awards should be directed to the specific service of the military in which the veteran served.  See the chart below for the appropriate addresses based on service.**



Where to Write for Medals Documentation


National Personnel Records Center 9700 Page Avenue St. Louis, MO 63132-5100

Air Force (including Army Air Corps & Army Air Forces)

National Personnel Records Center 9700 Page Avenue St. Louis, MO 63132-5100


Navy Personnel Command Liaison Office Room 5409 - 9700 Page Avenue St. Louis, MO 63132-5100

Marine Corps

Navy Personnel Command Liaison Office Room 5409 - 9700 Page Avenue St. Louis, MO 63132-5100

Coast Guard

Navy Personnel Command Liaison Office Room 5409 - 9700 Page Avenue St. Louis, MO 63132-5100




Department of Veterans Affairs  Benefits & Medical Centers (800) 827-1000

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans 1-800-VET-HELP (838-4357)

Focus on Recovery Helpline (alcohol/drugs)  (800)374-2800 or (800) 234-1253

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

National AIDS Hotline 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636)

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (800) 950-6264

Food Stamps information line (800) 221-5689

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) information line (800) 772-1213

National Personnel Records Center fax line (to obtain copy of DD-214) (314) 801-9195



Department of Veterans Affairs
Special VA Homelss Assistance Programs & Initiatives
Veterans Homeless Outreach Office for Services
20 Washington Place
Newark, New Jersey
6th floor Romm 614
Mondays-Fridays 8:30AM- 4:00PM
Food Referrals-Tickets-Benefits Information
Community Services Shelters
(973) 645-3769/ (973)645-3096



U.S. Armed Services Center for Unit Record Research

7798 Cissna Road

Suite 101


Headquarters Marine Corp.

Personnel Managment Support Branch

2008 Elliot Road

Quantico, VA 22134-5030

Marine Corp. Records/Quantico

(Marines KIA & MIA)

202-433-3874 (Navy Yard)


National Archives at College Park, Maryland


Ship History Branch Ship/Deck Logs

805 Kinderbrew S.E.

Washington Navy Yard

Washington DC 20374-5060

Open M, T,TH,F 9-4 (Closed Wednesday)

Commander J. Gulispie (202-433-8505)

Prior to 1973- National Archives

8601 Adelphi Road

College Park, MD


Department of Air Force

Randolph Air Force Base, Texas



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