Veterans Information Center

General Topics

  • Leadership


    Veterans possess numerous leadership skills that last many years after separation from the service and Veterans Service Organizations need veteran leadership. Find out how to lead in your community here.  

  • Family


    Very few things are as difficult as being a military family. Resources are avaliable to parents, wives, husbands, and children who have loved one stationed stateside and overseas, have lost loved ones, or are suffering marital problems. 

  • Health

    Veterans encounter many health issues that are sometimes exclusive to time served in the military. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS), Agent Orange related illinesses and many others are adressed. 

  • Benefits


    Veterans are entitled to many benefits ranging from educational to medical. Find benefit resources here  for veterans, spouses, and children. 

  • Education


    During and after military service veterans are entitled to numerous state and federal education benefits. Some available programs are the Montgomery GI Bill, the Post-9/11 GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation, and the Illinois Veterans Grant are just a few.

  • Careers


    Explore veteran's resources related to finding and keeping a job or establishing a career upon returning from a deployment or completing a period of service.

  • Women


    Women have always played an instrumental role in the United States military. Find materials and resources exclusively for the woman in uniform. 

  • LGBT


    Resources and information for the LGBT veteran community that is all currently up to date since the repeal of 'Don't ask, don't tell.'