VETERAN INFORMATIONAL AND/OR ARCHIVE LOCATIONS

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT ( www.loc.gov/vets ) The purpose of the
Veteran History Project is to collect and preserve the stories of wartime service.

NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM  (
www.nationalww2museum.org)The National World War II
Museum strives to preserve the legacy and lessons of World War II through the stories of those who
experienced the war.  

MARINE CORPS UNIVERSITY HISTORY DIVISION (
www.tecom.usmc.mil )  Oral Branch 3079
Moreell Ave. Quantico, VA 22134  Attn: Dr. Fred Allison   

NATIONAL ARCHIVES (
www.archives.gov/veterans )  Information on obtaining copies of Veteran's
Official Military Personal Files (OMPF)


OTHER WAYS TO REMEMBER AND HONOR
(placed in alphabetical order)

AMERICA SUPPORTS YOU ( www.americasupportsyou.mil)
A Dept. of Defense program that provides opportunities for citizens to show their support of U.S.
Armed Forces

AMERICAN MILITARY FAMILY (
www.americanmilitaryfamily.org)
American Military Family provides financial support and services to members of the United States
military and their families, in appreciation to all those who serve to protect the citizenry of this great
country.

AMERICAN SOLDIER FOUNDATION  
The American Soldier Foundation was created to assist soldiers on extended active duty and their
dependents, and the dependents of those lost in the line of duty. Military life often places a difficult
burden on families, both financially and emotionally. We believe that the lives of the men and
women keeping our country safe should not be any harder than they have to be. It is in that spirit that
we offer our support. They fight for us - let's fight for them.

ANCESTRY.COM  
Find family, military, etc, information and records.

FREE BOOKS TEACH KIDS ABOUT WWII
A program that provides free boxes of books and lesson plans on World War II.  Each box contains  
30 books as well as lesson plans and student activities.  Those interested in sponsoring a school
kit can learn more at:
  www.teresafunke.com

FOOTNOTE.COM
Footnote.com is a place where original historical documents are combined with social networking
in order to create a truly unique experience involving the stories of our past.  The Footnote.com
collections feature documents, most never before available before on the Internet, relating to the
Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, US Presidents, historical newspapers, naturalization
documents, and many more.

FRAMING HISTORY (
www.framinghistory.com)
Specializing in Framed Prints, Fine Art, Photographs and Historical Collectibles from the WWII
generation.

HONOR FLIGHT NETWORK  (
www.honorflight.org)
A non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. They fly
our heroes to Washington, DC to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is given to the
senior veterans – WW II survivors along with those other veterans that may be terminally ill.

PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS (
www.patriotguard.org)
Our main mission is to attend the funeral services of fallen American heroes as invited guests of the
family. Each mission we undertake has two basic objectives.
1. Show our sincere respect for our fallen heroes, their families, and their communities.
2. Shield the mourning family and their friends from interruptions created by any protester or group
of protesters.

THE VETERANS PROJECT (
http://theveteransproject.wordpress.com)
Sean Tracy is a model builder who meets a veteran, learns about his service, builds a scale model
of the veteran's vehicle or aircraft and then gives to him as a memento for his service.   

THE COALITION TO SALUTE AMERICA'S HEROES (
www.saluteheroes.org )
Created to provide a way for individuals, corporations and others to help our severely wounded and
disabled Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans and their families
rebuild their lives

TEARS OF A WARRIOR  (
www.tearsofawarrior.com )
Tony Seahorn writes from his experience as a young army officer in Vietnam who served with the
Dauntless Black Lions of the 1st Infantry Division. Janet Seahorn writes from the perspective of a
wife and mother who has lived the past thirty years with a veteran who suffers from the physical and
more specifically, the mental scars of combat.   A
must read for those wanting to learn more about  
Combat  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), how it affects the veteran and family, strategies for
living with PTSD and how to restore hope for today and the future.

THE GREATEST GENERATIONS FOUNDATION  (
www.tggf.us)
The Greatest Generation Foundation is a Denver based IRS(c)(3) international non-profit
educational organization that is committed to offering our country's combat veterans the opportunity
to revisit sites of their battlefield campaigns free of charge.  

USA MILITARY MEDALS
Official Department of Defense service medals and ribbons for the U.S. Army, Navy,
Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard.

VET FRIENDS  
Search for those you served with, find military records, message boards, organizations, jokes,etc.

WREATHS-ACROSS-AMERICA (
www.wreaths-across-america.org)
The Wreaths Across America story began over 15 years ago when Worcester Wreath Company (a
for-profit commercial business from Harrington, Maine) began a tradition of placing wreaths on the
headstones of our Nation's fallen heroes at Arlington National Cemetery.

VETERAN PRINT PROJECT
(www.veteranprintproject.com)
Veteran Print Project is a workshop based-organization whose goal is two-fold: 1. Obtain and
develop oral histories of a new generation of veterans 2. To connect local artists, specifically print
makers, with the veterans to create prints based on the oral histories.


ORGANIZATIONS

WORLD WAR II

ALAMO SCOUTS   ( www.alamoscouts.org )   An organization dedicated to the U.S. Sixth Army
Special Reconnaissance Unit in World War II.

IN HONORED GLORY   (
www.in-honored-glory.info )  This website is dedicated to all the men and
women who acted during World War II

THE GREATEST GENERATION SOCIETY (www.greatestgenerationsociety.com)
We welcome all who have an interest and passion for World War II's incredible history as well as the
rich and vibrant culture of the 1940s.

WORLD WAR II DIRECTORY (
www.wwiidirectory.com )

WORLD WAR II FORUMS  ( www.ww2f.com)  This website has discussions, threads, information,
etc. about  World War II

WW II VETERANS COMMITTEE (
www.americanveteranscenter.org/WW2.html)
Their motto is "bringing the legacy of the greatest generation to the latest generation."

KOREAN WAR

KOREA WAR PROJECT ( www.koreanwar.org ) On line since 1995, providing a service to veterans,
families, researchers and students of military history.

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION (
www.kwva.org) The official website of the Korean War
Veterans Association, Inc.

VIETNAM WAR

VIETNAM VETERANS ASSOCIATION (www.vva.org)   VVA's goals 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.

THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL WALL (
 www.thewall-usa.com )
A website dedicated to those who died in the Vietnam War.

THE VIRTUAL WALL (
www.virtualwall.org ) A powerful way to locate a veteran on the wall.  Once
found, click on their name for further details of the veteran.  


GULF WAR


IRAQ/AFGHANISTAN

IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN VETERANS OF AMERICA (www.iava.org)  Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans
of America is the nation's first and largest group dedicated to the Troops and Veterans of the wars in
Iraq and Afghanistan, and the civilian supporters of those Troops and Veterans

LEGACY (
www.legacy.com/soldiers.asp)   Legacy is intended as a place to remember and honor
American service members lost in Afghanistan and Iraq. There is a profile for each service member
based on available information.
           

WAYS TO HONOR & RESOURCES

This page lists resources I have found helpful.  I hope you will find them helpful, as well as visit
the sites that can use your help.  It will always be a work in progress.  I welcome and will add
any information on this page that is helpful or is similar to the theme of this website.   
N. COLORADO NEWS/BULLETINS/INFO.

Honor Flight Northern Colorado - 15 flights have now taken place carrying over
1927 local veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam to Washington D.C. at no cost
to the veteran to see their memorials.  It has been a very special experience to watch
and help out with.  It is something worthwhile to see these veterans off and/or welcome
them back.  
 www.honorflightnortherncolorado.org   for more information and to donate!
The next flight is May 1-2, 2016

Veterans Plaza  -  A three acre site dedicated to honoring all past and present  
veterans.  Unique LCD monitors scrolling names, educational information and
interviews of veterans.  Located in Spring Canyon Park in Ft. Collins at the west end of
Horsetooth Rd.  A visit to the Plaza is a must!   
www.veteransplazanoco.org to learn
more.
The American Soldier Foundation
Visit Footnote.com
Military Medals
Military Active Duty and Veteran Search,Military Record Information
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