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Active Duty Pre-Seperation Checklist

This is a checklist for members of the military leaving active duty.

Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation

Application form for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (In-Service Death only).

Army Regulation 608-99 (Family Support, Child Custody, Visitation, Paternity, Court Orders)

Army Regulation 608-99, Family Support, Child Support, and Paternity, sets Army policy, responsibilities, and procedures on financial support of family members, child custody and visitation, paternity, and compliance with court orders regarding these and related matters.

Assistance for Incarcerated Veterans/Oklahoma State Guidebook

This guidebook offers information useful to veterans transitioning out of prison, and details numerous housing, employment and healthcare resources/benefits.

A Survivor's Guide to Benefits: Taking Care of Our Own

This guide is intended to aid you as you work through the difficulty and pain of losing a loved one who was serving in the military.

Benefits

This webpage provides information about benefits that are available to veterans and their families.

Benefits Summary Materials

Veterans Benefits Administration, summary of all VA benefits by type

Blind Rehabilitation Service

The mission of Blind Rehabilitation Service is to coordinate a healthcare service delivery system that provides a continuum of care for blinded veterans extending from their home environment to the local VA facility and to the appropriate rehabilitation setting.

Burial and Plot-Interment Allowanes

VA Fact Sheet on burial and death allowances.

Burials and Memorials Home

This page discusses burial and memorial services for veterans, burial allowances provided by the VA, and funeral honors.

Child Care Assistance For Families of Severely Injured Military Members

NACCCRA and the U.S. Military Services have partnered to provide families of severely injured military members with assistance to find and pay for safe, licensed child care services for a period of six months during their period of recuperation. (Extensions beyond the 6-month period will be considered based upon physician reassessment.)

Children of Women Vietnam Veterans Monthly Monetary Allowance

Who Is Eligible For The Children Of Women Vietnam Veterans Monthly Allowance?

Compensation and Benefits Handbook for Seriously Ill and Injured Members of the Armed Forces

This handbook is designed to help Service members who are wounded, ill and injured, as well as the family members who are taking care of them, navigate through the military and veteran disability, evaluation, compensation, and benefits programs that are designed to help them.

Death Pension Benefits

Information on death pensions for eligible spouses and dependents of deceased wartime veterans.

Department of Defense Family Advocacy Program

If a military service member suspects that someone is abusing or neglecting a child, he/she is required by federal and state laws and DoD policy to report it to the Family Advocacy Program immediately.

Dependency Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

Information (fact sheet) regarding Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC). DIC is a monthly benefit paid to eligible survivors.

Family Advocacy Program Resources

The official Department of Defense web site for quality of life information designed to help troops and their families, leaders and service providers.

Family Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (Family SGLI or FSGLI)

Family SGLI provides life insurance coverage to the spouses and dependent children of members insured under the Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (SGLI) program.

Form and Instructions for Statement of Dependency of Parent(s) (FORM 21-509)

Form and Instructions for Statement of Dependency of Parent(s) (Form 21-509)

Help Finding Childcare for Military Personnel

Are you a deployed soldier or an activated Guard or Reserve Soldier? Is child care a concern for you? Do you need help locating child care? Would you like to receive assistance paying for child care? Check out this program available through NACCRRA.

How to Start Child Support or Alimony Payments

Information regarding child support and alimony for military personnel.

Instructions and Application for Burial Benefits

Instructions and application for burial and plot-interment allowances.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

IAVA addresses critical issues facing new veterans and their families, including mental health injuries, a stretched VA system, inadequate health care for female veterans, and GI Bill educational benefits. IAVA also provides valuable resources and empowers veterans to connect with one another, fostering a strong and lasting community.

Military Child Education Information

The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit, world-wide organization. A model of positive leadership and advocacy, the MCEC?s work is focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military-connected children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition. The MCEC performs research, develops resources, conducts professional institutes and conferences, and publishes resources for all constituencies.

Military Protective Orders

This page includes information about Military Protective Orders and their protection on military bases

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

Homeless Veteran in need of help? Call 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838) and check this website for more information!

National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels that support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.

Obtaining Medical Support From Military Personnel

This link provides and explanation of the process for obtaining medical support from military parents.

Official Department of the Army Electronic Forms

Download official Army e-forms by category, range, etc. here.

Oklahoma Veterans Financial Assistance Program

The Oklahoma War Veterans Commission recognized the need for a program to provide financial aid to veterans, their wives, widows, and children who are experiencing an emergency.

Oklahoma Veterans Service Representatives' Itineraries

A listing of contact information such as phone number, county location, hours available and address for Veteran Service Representatives across the state of Oklahoma.

Presidential Memorial Certificates

A Presidential Memorial Certificate (PMC) is an engraved paper certificate, signed by the current President, to honor the memory of honorably discharged deceased veterans.

Presidential Memorical Certificate Request Form

Presidential Memorical Certificate Request Form

Resources for Returning Veterans and Their Families

Resources for Returning Veterans and Their Families.

Resources for Wounded or Injured Servicemembers and their Families

Resources for Wounded or Injured Servicemembers and their Families.

Returning from the War Zone: A Guide for Service Members

Returning from the War Zone: A Guide for Service Members.

Scholarships for Military Children

The Scholarships for Military Children program is open to sons and daughters of active duty, reserve/guard, or retired military commissary customers. Recipient must be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a four-year undergraduate college or university, accredited in the U.S.

SCRA (Servicemembers Civil Relief Act) FAQ's

Frequently asked questions on rights and benefits available under the Servicemember's Civil Relief Act (SCRA). This information is for personnel in the Active Duty and Reserves or National Guard who are activated to serve on active duty.

Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

The act covers members of the armed services, active duty reserves and National Guard, active duty and in some other circumstances. The SCRA helps with health insurance, voting rights, and civil lawsuit

Survivor Benefits

Web site dedicated to the surviving spouses and dependents of military personnel who died while in active military service and to the survivors of veterans who died after active service. Provides a broad overview of benefits available.

Survivor Benefits Information

The primary survivor benefit applicable to survivors of retirees (and, in some situations, active duty members) is the Uniformed Services Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP). The Reserves have a related plan called the Reserve Component Survivor Benefit Plan (RC-SBP). These are voluntary programs to ensure survivors continue to receive income throughout their lifetimes.

Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (DEA)

Dependents' Educational Assistance provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of certain veterans. The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits.

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. If you need help, please dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

The Spina Bifida Health Care Program

The Spina Bifida Health Care Program is a federal health benefit program administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs for Vietnam veterans' birth children who have been diagnosed with spina bifida.

The Uniformed Services Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP)

Retired pay stops when you die. The Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) helps make up for the loss of part of this income. It pays your eligible survivors an inflation-adjusted monthly income.

The VVA Self-Help Guide to Service-Connected Disability Compensation for Exposure to Agent Orange for Veterans and their Families

The purpose of this Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) guide is simple: to present information and describe the process in a user-friendly fashion for a Vietnam veteran or (surviving) family member to file a claim for service-connected disability compensation or death benefits with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

Welcome to the home of America's front line resource for all who are grieving the death of a loved one serving our great country.

Transition Assistance Guide for Demobilizing Members of the Guard and Reserves

This guide is intended to assist members of the National Guard and Reserves with their transition back to civilian life.

Transition Service Offices

Need guidance making the transition to civilian life? Contact a Transition Service Officer.

Understanding Military Legal Matters

As a U.S. military servicemember or veteran, you have many legal rights, entitlements, restrictions, and benefits. These include financial and legal protection for when you are mobilized or deployed, and assistance with personal legal matters.

Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act Q&A

Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act Q&A

VA Facilitites in Oklahoma

A listing of VA Facilities by State - Oklahoma specific information at this site.

VA Fact Sheets

These fact sheets provide basic information on VA benefit programs by category.

VA Kids

VA webpage dedicated to kids

VA to Provide Payments to Eligible Surviving Spouses

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced immediate actions to quickly identify and pay surviving spouses who are eligible to receive the deceased veteran's VA compensation or pension benefit for the month of the veteran's death.

Veterans Benefits Fact Sheets

This page contains links to Fact Sheets that provide basic information on each of the VA's benefit programs. The documents are either in Microsoft Word 6.0 format or Adobe Acrobat format.

Veterans Dependent Parent Benefit

A veteran whose parent(s) are dependent upon him/her for financial support may be paid additional benefits.

Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

This guide answers questions that veterans with service-connected disabilities may have about the protections they are entitled to when they seek to return to their former jobs or look to find their first, or new, civilian jobs.

What is Military Funeral Honors?

Information describing military funeral honors, who is eligible, and what services are provided.

Benefits

This webpage provides information about benefits that are available to veterans and their families.

Blind Rehabilitation Service

The mission of Blind Rehabilitation Service is to coordinate a healthcare service delivery system that provides a continuum of care for blinded veterans extending from their home environment to the local VA facility and to the appropriate rehabilitation setting.

Burials and Memorials Home

This page discusses burial and memorial services for veterans, burial allowances provided by the VA, and funeral honors.

Dependency Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

Information (fact sheet) regarding Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC). DIC is a monthly benefit paid to eligible survivors.

Family Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (Family SGLI or FSGLI)

Family SGLI provides life insurance coverage to the spouses and dependent children of members insured under the Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (SGLI) program.

Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (DEA)

Dependents' Educational Assistance provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of certain veterans. The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits.

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. If you need help, please dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Transition Service Offices

Need guidance making the transition to civilian life? Contact a Transition Service Officer.

VA Fact Sheets

These fact sheets provide basic information on VA benefit programs by category.

Veterans Benefits Fact Sheets

This page contains links to Fact Sheets that provide basic information on each of the VA's benefit programs. The documents are either in Microsoft Word 6.0 format or Adobe Acrobat format.

Form and Instructions for Statement of Dependency of Parent(s) (FORM 21-509)

Form and Instructions for Statement of Dependency of Parent(s) (Form 21-509)

Official Department of the Army Electronic Forms

Download official Army e-forms by category, range, etc. here.

Official Department of the Army Electronic Forms

Download official Army e-forms by category, range, etc. here.

Army Regulation 608-99 (Family Support, Child Custody, Visitation, Paternity, Court Orders)

Army Regulation 608-99, Family Support, Child Support, and Paternity, sets Army policy, responsibilities, and procedures on financial support of family members, child custody and visitation, paternity, and compliance with court orders regarding these and related matters.

Benefits

This webpage provides information about benefits that are available to veterans and their families.

SCRA (Servicemembers Civil Relief Act) FAQ's

Frequently asked questions on rights and benefits available under the Servicemember's Civil Relief Act (SCRA). This information is for personnel in the Active Duty and Reserves or National Guard who are activated to serve on active duty.

Army Regulation 608-99 (Family Support, Child Custody, Visitation, Paternity, Court Orders)

Army Regulation 608-99, Family Support, Child Support, and Paternity, sets Army policy, responsibilities, and procedures on financial support of family members, child custody and visitation, paternity, and compliance with court orders regarding these and related matters.

Form and Instructions for Statement of Dependency of Parent(s) (FORM 21-509)

Form and Instructions for Statement of Dependency of Parent(s) (Form 21-509)

Official Department of the Army Electronic Forms

Download official Army e-forms by category, range, etc. here.

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