(Non profit and government information listed; others should contact the American Legion national office for advertising rates)


Veterans' Service Records - Recent military service and medical records are not online. However, most veterans and their next of kin can obtain free copies of their DD Form 214 (Report of Separation) and additional military service records


Survivor Assistance.pdf --- Good information from Mike McCrady at Post 379


Tarrant County Veterans Services


Tarrant County Veterans Court | Tarrant County Veterans Court Program


Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation


National Resource Directory


Texas Veterans Portal


National VSO pages (assisting military veterans, retirees, and their Next of Kin)


National Suicide Prevention


National Council for Aging Care's guide on Military Veteran Benefit Options

Information about the DFW National Cemetery


DFW National Cemetery Foundation Schedule


Veterans History Project


Deals for Veterans, Seniors and Legion Members


Application for Military Meritorious Service License Plates

There is no registration fee for the first set of plates (See list on Form VTR-421)


Military Discounts link from the RAO Bulletin


RAO Bulletin (link to pdf version)


American Legion Member Discount Programs


Motel 6 provides all American Legion and SAL members a 15% discount at any of the 1,100+ pet-friendly Motel 6 locations in the U.S. and Canada.
Call 800-4Motel6 or visit

Reference Links


Tarrant County Veterans Council (Veterans Day Parade information and registration)


Disabled Veterans Property Tax Information - State of Texas


VA Returning Veterans information


Texas Veterans Land Board


The Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence


American Flag Info


Red Skelton's Pledge of Allegiance


John Wayne: The Pledge of Allegiance


How To Properly Display The Flag and some real good flag links


National Coalition for Homeless Veterans


American Legion publications download center (Legion Officer Manuals and many program manuals, brochures, etc.)


American Legion Facebook Links


More of these on the Dept. of Texas links page

Patriotic Organizations


555th Parachute Infantry

Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride


American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT)

Blue Star Mothers

Boy Scouts of America

British Flying Training Squadron Museum in Terrell

Brotherhood of the Third Wheel

Buffalo Soldiers

Cowtown Motorcycle Meetup Group

Fisher House

Fort Worth Aviation Museum (a Blue Star Museum)

Marine Corps League

Mercy Medical Airlift

Military Order of the Purple Heart meetings at American Legion Post 297.

Military Veteran Peer Network

Operation Homefront

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Patriot Guard

Ride 2 Recovery

Run For The Wall

Rolling Thunder National Headquarters

Sons of the American Revolution

Toys for Tots

Tuskegee Airmen

USO Dallas/Fort Worth

VFW - Texas

VFW Post 8235, 5333 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth TX 76114


WALL OF FACES - Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

Wreaths Across America


Live Bingo in Watauga


The UpTime Message  


God made a farmer by Paul Harvey (Dodge commercial)


USN Ship Designations


Challenge Coins history



Much of the information listed was obtained from the RAO newsletter: published by Lt. James “EMO” Tichacek, USN (Ret)Associate Director, Retiree Assistance Office, U.S. Embassy Warden & IRS VITA Baguio City RP


*If you have a link to a resource provided by a government or veterans service organization please let me know.  The link should be to the agency responsible for the service if possible.  Review the links above so we do not repeat the same information through a different link.


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