Government & Community Links

Helpful resources and links for UO student veterans:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Provides information on healthcare and federal benefits to veterans and their dependents.You can access crisis prevention information directly by going to the Veterans Crisis Line Website.
Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors, 2018 Edition.
Provides brief descriptions of VA programs and benefits, including compensation and pension benefits, healthcare, memorial and burial benefits, facility phone numbers and addresses, and more.
Transition Care Management—VA page for returning service members of OEF/OIF/OND
Provides information on veterans benefits for returning service members (OEF/OIF/OND).
U.S. Government's Official Web Portal for all government transactions, services, and information. Provides direct online access to federal, state, local, and tribal governments.
Official website for U.S. federal legislative information. Here you can find bills, resolutions, and legislative histories from 1973 to the present. Read more about
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Reviews veterans' programs, examines current laws and reports bills and amendments to strengthen existing laws concerning veterans and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
A gateway to critical news and information for veterans and all those who care about veterans issues.
Joint Services Transcript (JST)
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The Joint Services Transcript (JST) is an academically accepted document approved by the American Council on Education (ACE) to validate a service member's military occupational experience and training along with the corresponding ACE college credit recommendations. JST replaces the Coast Guard Institute Transcript , the Army ACE Registry Transcript (AARTS) and the Sailor/Marine ACE Registry Transcript (SMART).
Troops to Teachers
Provides Counseling and Referral services to military personnel interested in beginning a second career in public education as a teacher. The DANTES Troops to Teachers office will help applicants identify teacher certification requirements, programs leading to certification and employment opportunities.
National Personnel Records Center (NARA)
Military Personnel Records (NPRC-MPR) is the repository of millions of military personnel, health, and medical records of discharged and deceased veterans of all services during the 20th century. Order a copy of your DD 214.
Oregon National Guard Service Member and Family Support Program
Provides family, wellness, and transition programs.