The number of veterans who die by suicide every day is estimated at between 17 and 22. The American Legion has elevated Be the One to be its top priority, empowering veterans, servicemembers, their family members and civilians to act appropriately when a veteran may be at risk. This event intends to bring more awareness to the problem while providing resources to those who may be able to help save the life of a veteran.
Local, state & national help...
An advocate agency that's part of the City of Fort Worth established to assist veterans and/or their survivors to obtain entitled benefits from the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs and the State of Texas.
Their staff has compiled a mass of information from many government agencies so you can find the assistance, services and benefits you've earned. The website was recently redesigned & updated.
Connecting wounded warriors, service members, veterans, their families & caregivers with those who support them. The directory spans the Nation and is searchable by key word, state and Zip Code.
Active duty, retired, veterans & family members... a world of services is just a mouse click away! The number of community, veterans service and philanthropic organization across the county, state & nation is almost incalculable, but here are a few from the Tarrant County Vietnam Memorial Foundation to help get you started. Click a title for more information.