Veteran Business Ideas: Before deciding on what type of business to start, it helps to have business resources for veterans at your disposal. There are organizations out there with everything from laying the foundation for veteran entrepreneurs to launch their businesses, to business plan templates, to gateways for veteran entrepreneurs to connect with each other for advice and trade secrets. There are even networks for managerial and business owner training for veterans transitioning into the private and commercial sectors.
Military One Source
Need to talk? Military One Source Counseling provides immediate help, call: 800-342-9647 24/7. Your trusted source for referral to a private local counselor for military personnel, spouses and family at no cost to you!
eBenefits is a VA website one-stop shop for online benefits-related tools and information. This portal is designed for wounded warriors, veterans, service members, their families, and their caregivers.
Do you need to change your direct deposit with the VA? Call 877-838-2778 or 800-827-1000
VONAPP (veterans online application): Fill out a disability compensation claim online. Alternatively, you may print and mail-in VA Form 21-526 or call VA at 800-827-1000 to ask to have the form mailed to you.
America's Heroes at Work is a toolkit from the U.S. Department of Labor, designed to assist and educate employers who have made the proactive decision to include transitioning service members, veterans and wounded warriors in their recruitment and hiring initiatives.
Wounded Warrior Project's Warriors to Work
The Warriors to Work program assists warriors with the transition back into the civilian workforce. This free program offers a complete package of employment-assistance services, including resume assistance, interviewing skills, job training, networking and job placement assistance.
This Emotional Life
This Emotional Life, a PBS documentary, is a 2-year multi-media campaign to foster awareness, connections and solutions around mental health and emotional well being. The project's campaign for military families is a unique endeavor to build national awareness for the needs of service members and their families.
Home Ownership Information
Housing and Mortgages for Veterans is a comprehensive guide that helps veterans and active military to understand the benefits of, types of, and eligibility requirements for VA loans.
Washington State University's online MBA program is one of the best online business schools in America for veterans. Their programs are certified for the GI Bill, and offers assistance from WSU's Office of Veterans Affairs. Please look at WSU's programs here at: http://omba.wsu.edu
OnlineColleges.Net: Our database provides information on the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act or the G.I. Bill, where you can learn which programs they can enter. Now, all our veterans have the opportunity to pursue a degree in the program of their choice and is no longer limited to those that are only offered in their area.