American Legion Post 43

Retiree Resources

HomeWell Care Services:   931-303-1129   https://homewellcares.com/tn168/

Veteran’s Information: 

Marlow- White (a company which handles the accouterments for older Military Uniforms) simply GOOGLE; to order.

Bugles Across America (GOGGLE then click on “request form”) for a live Bugler

Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents & Survivors: GO TO; 2020_Federal_Benefits_for_Veterans_Dependents_and_Survivors PDF
(751 KB)  OR:  https://www.va.gov/opa/publicatios/benefits_book.asp

VA Headstone Medallions:  http://www.va.gov/vaforms/va/pdf/VA40-1330M.pdf

Redstone/Huntsville, Alabama Retirement Service Office:  edward.n.adams6.civ@mail.mil / (256) 876-2022

Veteran’s Assistance: www.maketheconnection.net

www.youtube.com/BenefitsGOV   or  www.Benefits.gov

Combat-Related Special Compensation:  http://www.hrc.army.mil/TAGD/CRSC

Report a Retired Soldiers Deathhttp://www.hrc.army.mil/TAGD/Reporting%20A%20Death

Veterans Service RecordsNat’l Personnel Records Ctr., 9700 Page Ave., St. Louis, MO 63132

Need Veterans’ Assistance: VETHELP.CO VA/ Military Support: www.MakeTheConnection.net/veterans

Retiree-At-Cost Hearing Aid Program (RACHAP): Fort Rucker, AL: 334-255-7185, 1-877-222-8387

Survivor Benefits Pamphletnswitzer@avva.org and/or www.avva.org

Assisted Living for Military Veteranswww.va.gov/geriatrics

VA Headstones & Markers: 1-800-697-6947

Women Veterans: 1-202-461-1070

VA Burial & Memorial Benefits:  www.cem.va.gov

VA Forms:  www.va.gov/vaform

Military Records:  www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel

Memorial Certificate Program:  www.cem.va.gov/pmc.asp

Health Care System enrollment form: VA Form 10-10EZ,  www.1010ez.med.va.gov/sec/vha/1010ez/  or 1-877-222-VETS

Need your degree? Jreed@excelsior.edu OR (518) 608- 8142, http://www.excelsior.edu/web/partners/maus

Armed Forces Retirement Home: 1-800-332-3527 or 1-800-422-9988

Caregiver Support Line: 1-855-260-3274/ www.caregiver.va.gov

Veterans needing jobs: jobs.dav.org

Military Discounts: https://militarybenefits.info/military-discounts

Mission Accomplished Stable Housing (MASH)/ Supportive Service for Vet Fam. during COVID-19:  ssvf@vbhes.org / (931)239-7406: 

Do you have: (1) bladder cancer, (2) hypothyroidism & parkinsonism, (3) asthma, (4) rhinitis, (5) sinusitis (to include rhinosinusitis)? All have been added to the list of illnesses derived from Agent Orange VA Form 20-0995 (Decision Review Request Supplemental Claim)

Agent Orange Exposure: https://www.va.gov/disability/eligibility/hazardous-materials-exposure/agent-orange/

Mesothelioma Center for Asbestos: Contact Elvira Jimenez: ejimenez@asbestos.com, or https://www.asbestos.com/veterans/ and https://www.asbestos.com/mesothelioma/malignant/epithelial/

Mesothelioma Hope: Contact Annika Ellis - Advocacy Associate: (855) 722-2974 annikae@mesotheliomahope.com, or https://www.mesotheliomahope.com/ 

Medicare when you turn 65, even if you have VA benefits: https://www.retireguide.com/guides/medicare-for-veterans/

Tricare for Life, including information on what it is, eligibility details, and how it works alongside Medicare: https://www.retireguide.com/medicare/basics/coordination-of-benefits/tricare/

Veterans Crisis Line: 1- 800- 273- 8255, then press # 1

DD 214: https://www.archives.gov/personnel-records-center/ompf-access-public

WRITE YOUR OBITUARY, NOW!! SPARE YOUR FAMILY WHEN THE TIME ARRIVES!!

VA Form 10-10CG: Program for Caregivers’ Assistance/ 800-260-3274

DFAS: 1-888-332-7411