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Disabled American Veterans

Disabled American Veterans. Leroy Chaille, 2010. Web. 18 Jan. 2013.

The 1.2 million-member Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is a non-profit 501(c)(4) charity dedicated to building better lives for America’s disabled veterans and their families.

Texas Veterans Commission

Texas Veterans Commission
Welcome to the Texas Veterans Commission. Texas Veterans Commission. Web. 18 Jan. 2013.

The Texas Veterans Commission was created in 1927 as the State Service Office to assist veterans of the Indian wars, Spanish-American War and World War I. Our purpose has always been to act as the state appointed advocate of Texas veterans as they attempt to secure the benefits rightfully earned in exchange for their service in our nation’s armed forces

VA Disability Benefits

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Veterans Benefits FAQs. The Stocker Pitts Law Firm, 2001-2013. Web. 18 Jan. 2013.

The VA Disability Benefits website shows classifying Disabled Veterans, how to apply for benefits and Veterans with Non-service-Connected Disabilities.

Veteran Organizations in Texas

Texas Veterans in 1979
Texas Veteran Organizations. VetFriends, 2000-2012. Web. 18 Jan. 2013.

Link to contact information for Veteran Organizations in Texas.

Association for Service Disabled Veterans

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3 Resources for Physical Disabled War Veterans. Ignacio Ricci, 24 May 2011. Web. 18 Jan. 2013.

The Association for Service Disabled Veterans provides rehabilitation Programs serving military veterans who sacrificed their well being for freedom of the world.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Services

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Military Vocational Rehabilitation Programs. U.S. Military, 2012. Web. 18 Jan. 2013.

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program is authorized by Congress under Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter 31. It is sometimes referred to as the Chapter 31 program. The VetSuccess program assists Veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs.

Vet Center

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Vet Center. U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, 2 Aug. 2012. Web. 18 Jan. 2013.

The Vet Center Program was established by Congress in 1979 out of the recognition that a significant number of Vietnam era vets were still experiencing readjustment problems.  Vet Centers are community based and part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

American Widow Project

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American Widow Project. SiteGoals. Web. 18 Jan. 2013. .

The American Widow Project (AWP) is a providing peer to peer support to a new generation of military widows grieving the loss of a spouse in the armed forces.