Amputee Coalition of America
Mission: To reach out to people with limb loss and to empower them through education, support and advocacy.
Fisher House Foundation, Inc.
Provides complimentary airfare and free or reduced-price lodging for families visiting injured soldiers
The Soldiers' Angels mission is to provide aide and comfort to any of the armed forces and their families. By working together and sharing a common vision of service, the volunteers of Soldiers' Angels send care to deployed soldier's and their loved ones at home.
Wounded Warrior Project
The Wounded Warrior Project is dedicated to serving the needs of a new generation of veterans and ensuring that the United States government and the American public live by our motto, "Putting Veterans first in America." To carry out this vital mission they:
- Provide free assistance to veterans attempting to obtain benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs and other agencies.
- Represent veterans on state and federal legislative issues.
- Work with business and government leaders to ensure veterans are given equal opportunity in hiring.
- Provide outreach to modern veterans through programs and services that address their unique needs.
Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund
The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund helps Marines, sailors, and their families meet their financial needs during difficult times. The Fund works closely with the Marine Corps, the Navy, and hospitals nationwide to identify and assess the needs of specific families. The application is easy to complete, the evaluation process is thorough, and assistance is typically delivered within 72 hours of the request. Applications can be obtained through your Social Worker or the Marine Liason Unit at BAMC.
Both active duty and community-based military can count on the Red Cross to provide emergency communications that link them with their families back home, access to financial assistance, counseling and assistance to veterans.
Texas Veterans Commission
Mission: To guarantee that Texas Veterans and their families receive all the rights and entitlements provided for veterans by law.
Disabled American Veterans
Made up exclusively of men and women disabled in our nation's defense, the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is dedicated to one, single purpose - building better lives for America's disabled veterans and their families. This mission is carried forward by:
- Providing free, professional assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services earned through military service and provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other agencies of government;
- Providing outreach concerning its program services to the American people generally, and to disabled veterans and their families specifically;
- Representing the interests of disabled veterans, their families, their widowed spouses and their orphans before Congress, the White House and the Judicial Branch, as well as state and local government;
- Extending DAV's mission of hope into the communities where these veterans and their families live through a network of state-level Departments and local Chapters; and
- Providing a structure through which disabled veterans can express their compassion for their fellow veterans through a variety of volunteer programs.
Military Order of the Purple Heart
The mission of the Military Order of the Purple Heart is to foster an environment of goodwill and camaraderie among Combat Wounded Veterans, promote patriotism; support necessary legislative initiatives; and most importantly, provide service to all veterans and their families.
American Veterans (AMVETS)
A nationwide cadre of AMVETS national service officers (NSOs) offers information, counseling and claims service to all honorably discharged veterans and their dependents concerning disability compensation, hospitalization, rehabilitation, pension, education, employment, and other benefits.