The Heritage Center is proud to support veterans and offers a variety of methods for researching military service. The Heritage Center also hosts interviews with local veterans as part of Sen. Richard G. Lugar's Veterans' History Project. Please contact the Heritage Center if you are interested in sharing your military service experiences!
"Our Heroes' Tree" Resources:
Love You More Than You Know
by Janie Reinart and Mary Anne Mayer
The Military Marriage Manual tactics for successful relationships
by Janelle Hill, Cheryl Lawhorne & Don Philpott
Once A Warrior Always A Warrior, Navigating the Transition from Combat to Home including Combat Stress, PTSD, and mTBI
by Charles W. Hoge, MD, Colonel, US Army (Ret.)
Souls Under Seige: The Effects of Multiple Troop Deployments—and How to Weather the Storm
by Dr. Bridget C. Cantrell
Task Force PATRIOT and the end of Combat Operations in Iraq
by Pat Proctor
The Wounded Warrior Handbook A Resource Guide For Returning Veterans 2nd edition
by Don Philpott & Janelle Hill
Young Adult Non-Fiction
Finding My Way, A Teen's Guide to Living with a Parent Who has Experienced Trauma
by Michelle D. Sherman, Ph.D. and DeAnne M. Sherman
My Hero: Military Kids Write About Their Moms and Dads
Edited by Allen Appel and Mike Rothmiller; Foreword by General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
That's my Hope
by Lil Ingram and Marlene Lee
DVDs: (All DVD's can be found in the Audio/Visual Department)
Military Youth Coping with Separation: When Family Members Deploy
Young Children on the Homefront - Family Stories, Family Strengths
Operation Military Kids: Military Families in Your Own Backyard
Online Resources for Military Families:
American Red Cross
Blue Star Mothers of America
Courage To Care For Me: Provides fact sheets on timely health topics relevant to military life developed by military health experts at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
Housing and Mortgages for Veterans Helps veterans and active military understand the benefits of, types of, and eligibility requirements for VA Loans.
Military Child Education Coalition: Helps military children cope with being transferred from school to school around the world.
Military OneSource: Offers help with parenting and child care, education, relocation, financial and legal concerns, and everyday issues.
National Guard Child and Youth programming
National Guard Family Programs
National Military Family Association: Provides education and information regarding rights, benefits, and services for military families.|
Our Military Kids
Parents as Teachers: Heroes at Home: Offers parents education and family support for young military families.
Sesame Street: Talk, Listen, Connect: Provides information on obtaining a DVD and support materials for families experiencing separation.
Total Path To Military Financial Planning NEW!
United Service Organizations (USO)
Zero to Three's Military Projects: Provides free information for military families with children who may be experiencing seperation, trauma, grief or loss.
Access Genealogy's Cemetery Search: Database which searches for veterans' burial sites in national cemeteries.
American Battle Monuments Commission: The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) was established by Congress in 1923 to commemorate the service, achievements, and sacrifice of U.S. armed forces where they have served overseas since 1917, and within the U.S. when directed by public law.
American Profile: Saluting America's Veterans: This site collects written stories of veterans and their experiences.
Honor Flight Network: This organization arranges free flights and tours for terminally ill and WWII veterans to the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C..
Honor the Fallen: Produced by the Military Times, this website honors and acknowledges all those who have died in the line of service in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Interment.net: National Cemeteries Listing: Listing of national cemeteries in which veterans have been buried.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Burials and Memorials: Official site for determining available benefits, burial and memorials sites, and other military honors for veterans who have passed.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Gravesite Locator: Database which provides information for locating the gravesite of fallen veterans.