Education

Student Veterans and Their Stories of Growth

Going to school after serving in the military provides opportunities to veterans. However, it can also bring challenges. Listen to stories of student veterans who faced challenges and reached out for support. They found paths to success and improved well-being.

Visit the VA’s page on education to learn how the VA can assist you, including:

  • Understanding what it means to be a student Veteran
  • Awareness of potential issues to watch for while in school
  • Guidance on dealing with challenges when returning to school as a Veteran
  • And much more.

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Non-VA Local Help

Know A Vet? presents this information and these national resource directories, not as a recommendation of any specific service or provider, but as a starting point for your own research.

Please feel free to use the check sheets Before, During and After the Medical Appointment and Choosing a Medical Service Provider to help you in your search for the best help for your individual circumstances.

In addition, there may be other federal, state and local government or private resources for your individual needs.

VA, Government, and Organization Help

Know A Vet? presents this information and these national resource directories, not as a recommendation of any specific service or provider, but as a starting point for your own research.

Clicking here will bring you to a database of other VA services you can locate by zip code.

Please also check out our page on Filing Claims. We recommend that you do NOT file claims on your own.  If you do not file exactly the way the VA looks for information, it can take literally years for your claim to go back and forth before approval or denial.

The other resources listed, such as your local Veterans Service Office  (names vary by county), VSO counselor, VFW, etc., will help you determine what you are eligible for and file correctly for results in as little as a few weeks.