Veteran Benefits & Assistance

Originally founded in 1899 as the American Veterans of Foreign Service, the Veterans of Foreign Wars continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families. The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families.

Contact a VFW Representative for Help With VA Benefits & Claims at:
VFW Service Office
Cleo Simmers, State Service Officer

Phone:  336-631-5457
Fax:  336-714-0901
Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  Federal Benefits for Veterans & Dependents
    A-Z Benefits Information
      VA Benefits Fact Sheets
    Burial Benefits
      Military Burial Benefits, Office of the Secretary of Defense
      Types of Headstones & Markers Available
    Community-Based VA Vet Centers
    Health Care Benefits
    Home Loans
      Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan
    PTSD & TBI Information - Resources and Links
    PTSD - VA Informational Site
    Life Insurance Benefits
    OEF / OIF Service Members
    Survivor & Dependent Benefits
    VA Benefits and Services
  Apply for VA Benefits Online
    Check the status of your VA claim online
    VA Expands the Forms That Can be Submitted Online
  Benefits Calculator -
  Benefits -
Benefits & Services, NC Department of Veteran Affairs
  Education and Training
  Federal Benefits for Dependents and Survivors
  Federal Benefits for Veterans & Dependents Book
  Health Care
    Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors (SSI)
    Grand Valley State University Wounded Warrior Traumatic Brain Injury Project
    PTSD / Stress Management
    Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR)
    TRICARE Benefit Info
    VA Health Benefits
  Laws Protecting Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities
  Long-Term Care
    Aid & Attendance Benefit
    Armed Forces Retirement Home, Eligibility
    Family Caregiver Program for Post-9/11 Veterans

Medical Foster Care Program, Geriatrics & Extended Care
  Google Resources for Veterans & Families
National Resource Directory, Benefits & Compensation
Operation Uplink To Request a Card, call 800-479-5228800-479-5228
  Prior Service Connected Medical Conditions
    All Prior Service Medical Conditions Category File
      Diseases Associated with Agent Orange Exposure
        Agent Orange Fast Track Claims Processing System
        Agent Orange Health Care Registry Exam for Veterans
        Agent Orange Herbicide Tests & Storage Outside of Vietnam
        Agent Orange, Military Benefits, Military.COM
        Korean Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange (Between 1968 to 1971)
      Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses
        Illnesses Related to Gulf War Service
        Gulf War Health Care Registry Exam for Veterans
        VA Recognizes 'Presumptive' Illnesses in Iraq & Afghanistan
    Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR)
    VA Board of Veterans' Appeals
  Priority of Service for Veterans and Eligible Spouses
  Start Your Own Business
  Veterans Affairs, Michigan Department of Military & Veteran Affairs

VA Board of Veterans' Appeals
  VA Burial Benefits
    Military Burial Benefits, Office of the Secretary of Defense
    Types of Headstones & Markers Available
  VA Compensation & Pension Benefits
  VA eBenefits
  VA Life Insurance
  VA OEF (Operation Enduring Freedom) / OIF (Operation Iraqi Freedom)
  VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment
  VA Web Automated Reference Material System (WARMS)
  VFW Veterans Services

All  Emergency Catagory Files
Aid & Charity Associations
Air Force Aid Society
American Red Cross
Armed Forces Relief Trust
Army Emergency Relief
Cell Phone, Government Supported
Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund
Coast Guard Mutual Assistance
DTE Senior Citizen Electric Service Rate
Emergency Relief, Non Government, National Resource Directory
Family & Caregiver Support, National Resource Directory
Fallen & Wounded Soldiers Fund
Financial Assistance for Mortgage or Rent Payments
Friends of the Fisher House - Illinois
Goodwill Industries
Help for Homeless Veterans
Homeless Assistance, National Resource Directory
Homeless Vet 24 Hour Hotline (VA) 1-877-4AID VET
For more Information please contact:
EricJohnson (9488) 716 E 8thSt CharlotteNC 28202

Home 678 301-8635 email

Ray Harrell (9959) 406 Robin Lake Dr. Dudley, NC 28333

Home 919 731-2270 email:

Johnny Taylor (10349)1806 Hugh Champion Rd. Tyron, NC 28782

Home 828 894-8673 email:

Legal Services and Veterans Treatment Court, SCRA and USERRA Laws
Legal Services ABA Pro Bono
Legal Resources for Veterans,
Legal Resources for Veterans,
National Guard Online Community
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
Salvation Army
Service Members Civil Relief Act
Service Members Civil Relief Act
Service Members Civil Relief Act, Overview,
Social Security Administration online
Social Security Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST)
United Way, Nationwide 2-1-1 Phone Numbers
Veterans Assistance Foundation
Veterans' Organizations
VFW Family Assistance
VFW National Military Services
VFW National Veterans Service
VFW Post Military Assistance
VFW Transitioning to Civilian Life
VFW Troop Support
Volunteers of America
Warrior Care, DoD & VA Resources Site

VA Hospitals and Clinics
W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center, Salisbury, NC
VA Medical Center-Asheville, Asheville, NC
Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC
Fayetteville VA Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC

Wilmington VA Health Care Center, Wilmington, NC

Kernersville VA Health Care Center, Kernersville NC

Fayetteville Health Care Center, Fayetteville, NC

Greensboro Vet Center, Greensboro, NC

  All Veteran information Category Files
  All Veteran Research Category Files
  Census News
  Hiring People with Criminal Record
  Historical Documents of Interest to Veterans
  Laws Protecting Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities
  Locating Veterans & Service Members
  Military Discharge, Upgrade Application
  Military Records & Discharges, Correction Application
  National Gravesite Locator
  Prior Service Connected Medical Issues
  Priority of Service for Veterans and Eligible Spouses
  Replacement Military Records
  Replacement Medical Records
  Replacement Military Awards & Decorations (National Archives)
  Social Security Credit for Military Service (1957 - 2001)
  U.S. Dept of Justice - Rights of Servicemembers and Veterans
  VA Board of Veterans' Appeals
  Veteran Data and Information
  Veteran & Active Duty Information, J. Jones
  Women Veterans