John E. Jacobs American Legion Post 68 Leland, NC


  Veteran Assistance Web Sites / Resources  

Information, links & resources to help veterans of all need levels

Our Post has consolidated various links and newsletters for VA resources and other assistance for our veterans.  Post 68 does not endorse or recommend any specific site/service/entity listed below but has provided this information on the best available data from inputs received from Legion members and other organizations.

If you identify any bad links or issues pls contact the Webmaster:   adjutant@ncpost68.org


National Resources

‚ÄčAmerican Legion Job Fairs:  LINK

Arlington National Cemetery Access Being Limited with New Criteria: LINK

Blue Water Navy & Agent Orange Claims VA Assistance: LINK

Community Psychological & Crisis Support Website for Veterans in Immediate Need or Crisis: LINK

Expansion of Veteran Accesss to Commissaries, Exchanges and MWR Resources: LINK

Family Caregivers Program: The Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers, also known as the Family Caregivers Program (part of the Mission Act) is undergoing a 60-day public review & comment period.  See at below link-

The next 60 days is the only opportunity for public review and comment to influence the final rules.  The VA will consider all input and in some cases, will modify their proposed regulations because of concerns and suggestions raised by the public. 

History of the American Legion: LINK

Military Records Access Via National Archives: LINK

Military Exchanges Accounts Access Via VETVerify: LINK

Non-Service Related VA Benefits?  LINK

Online Tool to File VA Disability Compensation: INSTRUCTIONS & TOOL

TriCare Providers & Benefits:  LINK

VA (Veterans Affairs) Homepage: LINK

VA Blog Information Site For Access to Audiobooks/AV Welcome Kit/VA Programs: VAntage Point

VA Weekly Newletter SignUpLINK

VA 2019 Mission Act Eligibility and Benefits Information: LINK    GUIDE

Veterans Health Information Exchange (VHIE) to Share Medical Information with Local Providers: LINK

Veterans Health Information Available via iPhone: LINK

Veterans Need Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC) for In-Person Resources: VA BLOG


North Carolina & Brunswick County Resources

Brunswick County Veterans Announcement Sign-Ups: LINK

Brunswick County Veteran Services:  LINK

Brunswick County Veterans Services Officer:
     Anita L. Hartsell
     Phone # (910)253-2233

NC Department of the American Legion: LINK

NC Department of State Military & Veterans Affairs: LINK

NC Military Business Center: LINK

Military Discounts Compilation: LINK

My Military Rewards App Available to Find Discounts at Local Vendors: LINK

Winston/Salem Regional VA Boots-2-Benefits Newsletter & Website: LINK