Gold Star Family Registry
National Gold Star Family Registry provides a searchable database of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Guardsmen killed while in the service of our country since the beginning of WWII.
Gold Star Mothers
Gold Star Mothers is an organization of mothers who have lost a son or daughter in the service of our country.
West Virginia Gold Star Mothers
West Virginia Gold Star Mothers is an affiliate of the American Gold Star Mothers. The WV Gold Star Mothers are active in Veteran advocacy throughout the state.
Honor Flight Network
Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to transport America's veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials that were built in their honor. This trip is 100% free to veterans.
The Mission Continues
The Mission Continues empowers veterans adjusting to life at home to find new missions. They redeploy veterans so that their shared legacy will be one of action and service. The Mission Continues has helped thousands of post-9/11 veterans transition successfully by focusing their talents and energy on tackling challenges here at home.
Project Healing Waters
Project Healing Waters is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings
Helping Heroes, located Wheeling, provides veterans with emergency shelter, intensive case management, rental and utility assistance, help securing permanent housing and more.
Veterans History Project
Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
Veterans Upward Bound Program
Veterans Upward Bound is a free educational program for military Veterans. It is a U.S. Department of Education TRIO program, and it is funded by a competitive grant. Participants in VUB receive preparation for success at colleges and universities, technical and trade schools, and other post-high school training institutions.
West Virginia Achieving a Better Life Experience is an investment account designed to give people with special needs more independence and financial security. Balances and distributions do not affect federal needs-based financial aid. Earnings on savings are tax-free when used to pay for qualified expenses.
Operation Jackson County Veterans
Operation Jackson County Veterans’ mission is to support, encourage and honor Veterans in Jackson County, WV.
National Archives Veterans’ Service Records section has a variety of resources for research, including requesting discharge paperwork, service records and requesting replacements for lost medals and awards.