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Vietnam Veterans of America – DFW

The Veterans Coalition of Tarrant County (VetCo) is a collaboration between veterans in our community, local military friendly organizations and employers throughout Tarrant County.

The VetCo website offers programs, support services and events for veterans and their families. Services have been grouped into 4 main categories on this site, that each include a list of searchable sub-categories. Each listing displays information on services provided, contact person and directions to the location.

Social

Women Veterans | Peer Support |
Family Support | Spiritual

Community

Veterans Serving the Community | Monthly Meetings

Please Note: In order for you as a veteran to be eligible for many of the disability services listed here, you must first have a VA Claim / service connect rating.

Medical, disability services and va claims for veterans Housing & supportive services for homeless veterans Employment & Education for veterans

 

Alliance 4 The Brave-DFW Veterans Radio Show

Please join our unique mission to tune in and get engaged with this special talk radio show, Alliance 4 The Brave, Monday through Thursday from 6PM – 7PM CT on KEXB 620AM. You may stream live at http://www.620amkexb.com This program advocates for our Veterans and First Responders, by being a voice for the ‘Next Greatest Generation’. You may participate in the conversation by calling (214) 787-1160.

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American Legion (Texas District 12-Tarrant County)

The American Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.

Tarrant County is District 12 in Texas. Please locate the nearest American Legion Post through this map. The following contact information is for the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 297 in Benbrook, TX-phone number (817) 249-2791, or an email through the motorcycle group, “Riders“, alriders297@gmail.com

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Flags for Fallen Vets

The goal of Flags for Fallen Vets is for an American Flag placed upon EVERY veteran grave site at EACH National Cemetery in the country for Memorial Day. There are close to 800,000 interred veterans across the country that is not given this Hallowed Honor. With private and corporate donations, volunteerism, and education our organization will work toward NEVER allowing Americans to forget those who have served and sacrificed for the country and our freedom. For further information, please contact (817) 798-9414 or flagsforfallenvets@yahoo.com

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Jewish War Veterans Post 755

Jewish War Veterans is the only group in the country to honor those of the faith who served our military. The organization serves to protect this unique heritage and contributions of Jewish Americans who served in the Wars of the United States of America for peace and freedom.

You may find the nearest Jewish War Veterans Post. The Fort Worth Post 755 contact is phone (817) 715-9925, or email rsivernell@gmail.com

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Korean War Veterans Association (Includes the Korean Defense)-Dallas/Fort Worth General Walker Chapter 215

The Korean War Veterans Association mission is to attend to the special needs and interest of veterans of the Korean War and their families. Members are the living representatives to honor all the Americans from the war who gave their lives, and the service personnel still listed as Missing in Action. An important update is military servicemembers with service as part of the Korean Defense from after the Korean War to the present may now join the association.

You may find the nearest Korean War Veterans Association Chapter. The General Walton H. Walker Chapter 215 contact information is phone (817) 860-4050, or email kwva.dfw@gmail.com

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Metroplex Marines

Welcome to the Metroplex Marines if you are an active duty, reserve, or retired Marine in Dallas/Ft Worth. We are a close-knit group of crusty old Marines whose members come from different military conflicts and eras. The mission of the Metroplex Marines Coordinating Council (MMCC) is to support local military personnel– regular, reserve, and retired; and to support military support charities and volunteer organizations. For further information, please contact (214) 691-3975 or info@metroplexmarines.org

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Navy League of the United States – Ft. Worth Council

The Fort Worth Council of the Navy League of the United States supports the Sea Services by actively forging a bond of community among the area’s active duty and reserve personnel, military retirees, the business community, and the citizens of the Dallas-Fort Worth. The organization supports the service members, and their families, who are stationed at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base (NAS Fort Worth JRB). The council is active in Sailor of the Quarter and Sailor of the Year/Marine of the Year recognition programs, and actively contributes to the annual Navy Ball. For further information, please contact (817) 657-7768 or president@fwcnavyleague.org

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Recovery Resource Council

Recovery Resource Council offers FREE and confidential counseling services. Enduring Women provides counseling and peer navigation to women veterans experiencing various issues as PTSD, depression, anxiety, military sexual trauma, reintegration issues, substance abuse, or parenting difficulties. Enduring Families is counseling services for the veteran, and his or her family members. A variety of counseling services will be combined to meet the particular needs of the family including individual, couples, family therapy, or parenting difficulties.

Categories: Addiction Treatment / RehabCommunity OrgsCounselingMental HealthMilitary Family SupportPeer SupportPTSDRape CrisisSpiritualSuicide / CrisisWomen Veterans

Tarrant County Spiritual Care Network

Description & Key Services: The purpose of the Tarrant County Spiritual Care Network (SCN) is to provide spiritual support for Tarrant County Texas institutions that are service oriented to the community. Tarrant County Spiritual Care Network is a non-profit organization providing spiritual support and care for the leadership of Tarrant County, Texas. We provide spiritual direction and care, and opportunities for service to the community and the facilitation of faith-based collaborative efforts for Tarrant County institutions.

Categories: Community OrgsCounselingSpiritual

Texas Christian University (Soul Repair Center-Moral Injury)

The Soul Repair Center at Brite Divinity School, established in 2012 offers public education and conducts research on moral injury and recovery in military veterans, as well as other professions that involve high stakes situations. The Center educates religious and non-profit communities, employers, educators, religious leaders, chaplains, seminarians, and medical care-givers—about the ways we can enable a return to ordinary life of those who experience moral injury.

Contact: Elia Whitworth, (817) 257-4511 or elia.whitworth@tcu.edu

Categories: Community OrgsCounselingEducationMental HealthSpiritual

Veterans Coalition of North Central Texas

The mission of Veterans Coalition of North Central Texas (VCNCT) is to build bridges between both public, private, and not for profit organizations at the local, county, state, and federal levels; for all our veterans, and their families by rebuilding, educating, and equipping all veterans to reintegrate back into society. For further information, please contact (469) 547-2593 or nbooker@vcnct.org

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Veterans of Foreign Wars (Texas District 21-Erath, Jack, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker, and Tarrant Counties)

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) fosters camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. Each state department as Texas carries the following mission and vision:

To serve our veterans, the military, and our communities
To advocate on behalf of all veterans
Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.

The counties of Erath, Jack, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker, and Tarrant are District 21 in Texas. The map provides the nearest Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post. The contact information for VFW Post 8235 in Fort Worth is phone number (817) 731-8231, or an email websensei@vfwpost8235.net

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Vietnam Veterans of America – DFW

Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) is the only national Vietnam veterans organization with a congressional charter, and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. The goals of VVA are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam veterans.

There are 3 VVA Chapters in Dallas-Fort Worth: Dallas; Denton; and Sherman. Please locate the nearest chapter through this map. The following contact information is for the VVA Chapter 920 in Denton-phone number (940) 387-9920.

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