U.S. Government

Defense Finance and Accounting Service – Providing payment services for the U.S. Department of Defense – www.dfas.mil/retiredmilitary.html

MyPay - mypay.dfas.mil/mypay.aspx

Social Security – www.socialsecurity.gov
Windfall Elimination Provision Article - http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10045.pdf
The Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision Article – The Windfall Elimination Provision may reduce or completely eliminate any Social Security benefit offset that might accompany a Military or Federal Government pension or retirement program. Check out this article to find out more information; http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10045.pdf

TRICARE - Official website of the TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) component of the Military Health System - www.tricare.mil
TRDP – TRICARE Retiree Dental Program – http://www.trdp.org

U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Federal Benefits for Veterans; Dependents and Survivors; 2013 Edition - This book is produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Army – Deputy Chief of Staff – Army G-1 – http://www.armyg1.army.mil/

State of Indiana

IN GOV/DVA - Indiana Department of Veteran’s Affairs – www.in.gov/dva/
INMILCOAL – Military Veterans Coalition of Indiana – www.inmilcoal.org
2012 State and Federal Benefit Information – This is a booklet produced by the State of Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs.
State Veterans’ Benefits 2012 - This is a flyer produced by the State of Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs.
Evansville Vet Center (VA Mobile Vet Center General Info here- Flyer; Marriage & Family Therapy – Flyer

 

Military Sites

Military.com - http://www.military.com/
A great web site serving the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, US Marine Corps, and US Coast Guard. Military.com enables the millions of Americans with military affinity to connect service members, military families and veterans to all the benefits of service — government benefits, scholarships, discounts, lifelong friends, mentors, great stories of military life or missions, and much more.

Army “Echoes” – https://soldierforlife.army.mil/retirement/echoes
The purpose of Army Echoes (one of my personal favorites) is to keep Army retired soldiers and family members abreast of their rights and privileges, inform them of developments in the modern Army, and to inspire goodwill and a desire to support the Army in the civilian community.

Navy “Shift Colors” -/www http:/.npc.navy.mil/ReferenceLibrary/Publications/ShiftColors/
Shift Colors (The Newsletter for Navy Retirees) provides retirees and their family members with up-to-date information pertaining to their pay and benefits. It includes continual updates from TRICARE; Defense Finance and Accounting Service; Morale, Welfare and Recreation; and Navy Personnel Command’s Retired Activities Office.

Marine Corps “Semper Fidelis” – https://www.manpower.usmc.mil/portal/page/portal/M_RA_HOME/MM/SR/RET_ACT/Semper_Fidelis
The Semper Fidelis, Memorandum for Retired Marines is published with appropriated funds on a quarterly basis by Headquarters Marine Corps (MMSR-6). It is designed solely to inform retired Marines and their family members about items of interest concerning their rights, benefits and privileges.

Military Associations

EANGUS - Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States – www.eangus.org
MOAA
– Military Officers Association of America – www.moaa.org
MOAA – Important information from MOAA to retirees on the 2010 Affordable Care Act
NFMA – National Military Family Association – www.militaryfamily.org/
ROA – Reserve Officers Association – www.roa.org

Veterans Guide to Starting and Owning a Business

Veteran Business Ideas – http://www.commercialcapitaltraining.com/business-resources/business-ideas/veteran-business-ideas/

Events

Alumni Day 2014
Letter from BG (Ret) Marge Washburn – click here
Letter from Brig Gen (Ret) Jim Wilson – click here
Sign-up/questionnaire – click here
Agenda – click here
Lodging – click here
ING Letter – click here

Alumni Day 2013
BG (Ret) Marge Washburn brief (click here for pdf file)

General Information Sites

College Students of Veterans or Current Military Personnel – A 2017 Resource – http://arealonlinedegree.com/college-resources/resources-military-veterans/
FEDweek – Information resource in the federal government; Publishes several FREE weekly email newsletters – www.fedweek.co
MilRetirees – This is a blog for military retirees. – milretiree.blogspot.com/2011/01/retiree-newsletter.html
MilRetirees – This the home page for the blog for military retirees – milretiree.blogspot.com
Mesothelioma Website – This groups provides assistance to Veterans with filing for VA Disability, VA Pension and Aid & Attendance when they’ve been diagnosed with an asbestos illness. – www.mesotheliomaguide.com/veterans/
Mesothelioma Group – This group provides up-to-date, free, information and support, specifically focused on helping Veterans. http://www.mesotheliomagroup.com
Asbestos – Mesothelioma Center - This website provides education on asbestos to veterans and help them understand their condition. http://www.asbestos.com/veterans/

Veteran Funeral Information

Download these informational PDF files.

What to do when a Veteran Passes Away
Who to contact on Death of a Retiree
Pre-Arranged Military CU Funeral Sheet
Military Funeral Honors Information