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Vietnam Veterans of America – DFW

22 Kill

22KILL directly supports veteran empowerment programs that help veterans maximize their talents, understand their value, and find their passion and purpose outside of the military. 22KILL also continually provides support for other veteran organizations, treatment centers, and community events and projects.

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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 (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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American Trooper Resale Shop

Through donations of new or gently used items or monetary gifts, American Trooper is able to send care packages and help veterans and active duty service members, on a case-by-case basis, buy appliances and household items and ease their financial burdens.

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AmVets (American Veterans)

To enhance and safeguard the entitlements for all American Veterans who have served honorably and to improve the quality of life for them, their families, and the communities where they live through leadership, advocacy and services. Membership in AMVETS is open to anyone who honorably served, or currently serving, in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves.

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Army Aviation Association of America

The mission of the AAAA is to support the United States Army Aviation Soldier and Family.

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Association U.S. Army (AUSU), North Texas Audie Murphy Chapter

The Association of United States Army (AUSA) represents and supports the interests of soldiers, Army civilians, retirees, and their families. The organization is an advocate for issues such as defense spending, pay increases for military and federal employees, health care needs, and retirement benefits. Membership is open to any business, soldier, individual, or organization that has a desire to support the men and women who serve our nation and support our freedom.

You may find the nearest Association of United States Army Chapter. The North Texas Audie Murphy Chapter contact information is phone (301) 461-6900, or email info@ausanorthtexas.org

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Battle Buddy Info

Battle-Buddy Info is an online Directory of Military Resources for Active Duty, Veterans and their Caregivers. We list military focused non-profits and resources that provide direct assistance to veterans and active duty personnel, in a user-friendly format. We work hard to maintain relevant information and resources, not only from non-profit organizations or government sources, but from peer support networks, Caregiver Blogs, books of interest as well as general topics related to issues the men and women who serve our nation face when returning to civilian …

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Carry The Load

Carry The Load restores the true meaning of Memorial Day by connecting Americans to the sacrifices of our military, law enforcement, firefighters and rescue personnel. Our Dallas Memorial March is an interactive way for Americans to remember, honor and celebrate this important day. Funds raised during the Memorial March allow Carry The Load to grow its vision and execute its mission, as well as provide existing nonprofit partners with valuable visibility, resources, and meaningful connections. For further information, please contact (214) 723-6068 or contact@carrytheload.org

Categories: Post 9-11 OrganizationsSocial

Collin County Veterans Coalition

Unite organizations with a common cause to serve Veterans and their families.

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Defenders of Freedom

Defenders of Freedom is a 501c3 Non Profit Organization committed to supporting Post 9/11 Veterans by offering emergency financial assistance to wounded and transitioning Veterans, resume preparation, and employment searches. Addictionally, they have Veteran initiated programs for peer mentoring. They continue to send care packages upon request from deployed Troops.

Categories: EmploymentFinancial AssistancePeer SupportResume BuildingSocial

Farmers Assisting Returning Military (F.A.R.M.)

“Dirt Therapy” is the keystone of our program. Working with the earth is incredibly grounding and restorative. Farming in a peer-to-peer environment fills many of the voids that are missing for the veteran such as structure and regimen, physically and mentally challenging yourself, being part of something important, renewed mission and purpose, and of course, camaraderie.

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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

Categories: Post 9-11 OrganizationsSocialVeteran Service

Hope For The Warriors

Hope For The Warriors cares for service members, their families, and families of the fallen. The focus is to restore a sense of self, family, and hope. Our programs serve post-9/11 active duty, National Guard, Reservist, and veterans. We provide service through these programs:

Transitional Services
Clinical Health and wellness
Community Development and engagement
Sports and Recreation

For further information, please contact (214) 548-9297 or gcabarcas@hopeforthewarriors.org

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Hopkins County Military Coalition

Performs honor military funerals for veterans and flag ceremonies for schools and community functions. The Coalition is being supported by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8560, American Legion Post 642, and the local Disabled American Veterans.

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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) Texas

For the last few years, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) have been championing the cause of the ‘Next Greatest Generation’ of combat veterans. IAVA strives to build an empowered generation of veterans who provide sustainable leadership for our country and their local communities. Our Texas Chapter, we follow this vision through programs in four key impact areas:

Supporting new veterans in health, education, and employment
Building a lasting community for veterans and their families
Assistance to veterans and their families
Raising awareness about veterans’ issues and advocacy for supportive policy from the federal to the local level

For further information, please contact jeff.hensley@iava.org

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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

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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Marine Corps League

The Marine Corps League gather Marines in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of the United States Marine Corps banding together, those who are now serving in the United States Marine Corps and those who have been honorably discharged from that service. Aid and render assistance to all Marines, FMF Corpsmen and former Marines and FMF Corpsmen and to their widows and orphans.

Categories: Military Family SupportPeer SupportSocialVeteran Service

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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Military Officers Association of America

The MOAA Military Family Initiative creates, enhances, expands, or supports high-impact, proven-successful programs and services that enable the nation’s uniformed servicemembers and veterans and their families to maintain a quality of life reflective of their selfless service to America. The foundation funds programs and services through philanthropic contributions from the American people and organizations that support our mission.

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Military Order of Purple Heart

The mission of the Military Order of the Purple Heart is to foster an environment of goodwill and camaraderie among combat wounded veterans, promote patriotism, support necessary legislative initiatives, and most importantly, provide service to all veterans and their families.

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Team Red, White, and Blue (RWB) Dallas/Ft. Worth

Team Red White and Blue mission is to “Enrich the lives of America’s Veterans by connecting them to their community through social and fitness activities. Our chapters deliver consistent, local opportunities for veterans and the community to connect through physical and social activity. They host weekly fitness activities, monthly social events, and participate in local races and events together. Please learn more about the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter by receiving a weekly email through Cathy Bedford, cathy.bedford@teamrwb.org, or join the group on Facebook.

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Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. The primary mission is providing disaster relief between the moment a disaster happens and the point at which conventional aid organizations respond. This is the crucial window following a disaster when victims have traditionally been without outside aid.

Dallas/Fort Worth is part of Region VI (TX, NM, OK, AR, LA). For further information, please contact fisher@teamrubiconusa.org

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The Mission Continues

The Mission Continues is the only national nonprofit challenging post-9/11 veterans to rebuild a sense of purpose through community service. Many veterans struggle to find purpose at home without the structure, mission and camaraderie of a military unit. The Mission Continues challenges returning service members to utilize their tremendous skills and leadership to continue serving our country at home. Through service, veterans find renewed strength and purpose while building stronger communities. Our mission is fueled by a deep belief that our veterans are assets and are poised to become the ‘Next Greatest Generation’.

There are 3 Service Platoons in Dallas-Fort Worth:

Arlington-
Website: https://www.missioncontinues.org/service-platoon/dallas-3rd-platoon
Contact: Damika Wallace dwallace@missioncontinues.org

Dallas-
Website: https://www.missioncontinues.org/service-platoon/Dallas-1st-platoon
Contact: Margarita Soto msoto@missioncontinues.org

Fort Worth-
Website: https://www.missioncontinues.org/service-platoon/dallas-2nd-platoon
Contact: Domingo Rodriguez drodriguez@missioncontinues.org

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U.S. Navy League, Fort 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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Veterans Center of North Texas

The Veterans Center of North Texas is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Veterans of all ages navigate the network of public and private agencies to receive assistance for issues they may be facing. Whether the Veteran is looking for a job, needs legal assistance, has a loved one who needs adult daycare supervision, or any of a myriad of other issues the Veterans Center of North Texas can help.

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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 Coalition of Tarrant County

The Veterans Coalition of Tarrant County, VETCO, works to improve the quality of life of service members, veterans, and their families. VETCO facilitates access to education, employment, and life needs, identifying available services and gaps in services. The organization improves communication & collaboration among veteran service organizations and builds bridges between local, state and national resources.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars (Texas District 21)

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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Veterans Volunteer Service

VA North Texas Health Care System brings much needed health care programs and services to thousands of Veterans. Volunteer contributions supplement our workforce, improve the workplace atmosphere, and make hospital stays for Veterans more enjoyable.

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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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