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Links for Veterans

American Veterans (AMVETS)
Army One Source
Disabled American Veterans

Lebanon Veterans' Organizations

American Legion
Brown-Dolson Post 113

1020 Hendricks Dr
Lebanon, IN 46052

Boone County Service Officer
Dennis Williams
121 N Meridian Street
Lebanon, IN 46052
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
*(By Appointment)*

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post #910

318 W Main St
Lebanon, IN 46052

Other Boone County Veterans' Organizations

American Legion
Donald E. Pipes Post 410

5 Linville Ave.
Whitestown, IN 46075

American Legion
Francis Neidlinger Post 79

9950 E 600 S
Zionsville, IN 46077-8619

American Legion
Leonard Krawsczyk Post 218

3554 N 900 W
Thorntown, IN 46071

American Legion
Nicely-Brindel Post 201

103 N Main St
Advance, IN 46102

American Legion Post 395
834 E Main St
Jamestown, IN 46147

Veterans' Information at the Heritage Center

The Heritage Center is proud to support veterans and offers a variety of methods for researching military service.

Materials for Military Families 

1001-things-to-love Books:

Adult Non-Fiction

        1001 Things to Love about Military Life
                        by ara Crooks, Starlett Henderson, Kathie Hightower, Holly Scherer
     Life After the Military; a Handbook for Transitioning Veterans
                         by Janelle Hill, Cheryl Lawhorne and Don Philpott

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
Camouflage Kids
College Guide for U.S. Service Members
The College Guide for Service members and Veterans

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.
Guide to Understanding ROTC Programs
Housing and Mortgages for Veterans Helps veterans and active military  understand the benefits of, types of, and eligibility requirements for VA Loans.
Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation
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.

Total Path To Military Financial Planning 
United Service Organizations (USO)
VA Kids
Zero to Three's Military Projects: Provides free information for military families with children who may be experiencing seperation, trauma, grief or loss.

Valuable Links for Researchers

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.