Veteran Service Organizations
There are numerous Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs) dedicated to providing benefits and support to veterans. These organizations offer a wide range of services, including advocacy, financial assistance, educational resources, and support for veterans and their families. Union Life Insurance provides insurance to many VSOs. Here are some of the top VSOs in the United States:
American Legion: The American Legion is one of the largest and most well-known VSOs. It offers a variety of programs and services, including advocacy for veterans’ rights, assistance with VA claims, scholarships, and community support.
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW): The VFW is another prominent VSO that focuses on supporting veterans who have served in foreign conflicts. They provide services such as financial assistance, advocacy, and outreach programs.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV): DAV is dedicated to helping disabled veterans access the benefits they deserve. They assist with VA claims and provide transportation to medical appointments for disabled veterans.
Wounded Warrior Project (WWP): Wounded Warrior Project offers a range of programs and services for wounded veterans, including mental health support, career counseling, and assistance with VA benefits.
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA): IAVA primarily serves veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. They advocate for veterans’ issues, provide resources for mental health and employment, and offer community support.
Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA): PVA focuses on veterans with spinal cord injuries or diseases. They offer support for adaptive sports, accessible housing, and benefits assistance.
Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA): VVA is dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. They provide advocacy, assistance with VA claims, and community outreach.
Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH): MOPH supports veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart. They offer a variety of services, including VA claims assistance and veterans’ outreach.
AMVETS: AMVETS is a national organization that provides veterans with a wide range of services, including career assistance, advocacy, and community involvement.
The Fisher House Foundation: This organization offers lodging for families of veterans receiving medical treatment at VA facilities. It helps families stay close to their loved ones during their recovery.
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS): TAPS provides support to families who have lost a loved one in military service. They offer counseling, resources, and a network of support.
Please note that the services and programs offered by these organizations may evolve over time, Union Life Insurance and American Income Life are partnered with Service Member Benefits and are creating partnerships with these organizations for Veteran Group Insurance. The good news is if you are a veteran you are entitled to these updated benefits being made available through your VSO. It’s important to check their websites or contact them directly for the most up-to-date information on the support and benefits they provide to veterans and their families. You may also schedule an appointment with a veteran benefit specialist right away. visit our calendly link here and schedule your veteran family consultation.