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Veteran Information

Malcom Randall Veterans Administration Medical Center
1601 Archer Rd. Gainesville, Fl 32608
Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm 1-800-988-5641
Mon-Fri Evenings, Weekends and Holidays 1-800-741-3400

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 273-8255
(
800) 273- TALK

Basic Veterans Information
and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs:
http://www.va.gov/

Florida Veterans best links:
FloridaVetsFirst.com
http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

Alachua County Veterans Services
http://www.alachua.fl.us/government/depts/css/vetserv/

American Legion: 1-727-319-7400

http://www.legion.org/

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help wartime veterans organization.

American Veterans: (AMVETS): 1-727-319-7492
http://www.floridavets.org/

AMVETSmembership is open to all men and women who have served any time after September 15, 1940 or are currently on active duty.

Disabled American Veterans: 1-727-319-7444
http://www.dav.org/

Formed in 1920 and chartered by Congress in 1932 the million member DAV is the voice of America's service-connected disabled veterans.

Fleet Reserve: 1-727-319-7400

http://www.fra.org/

Fleet reserve ia professional non-profit organization devoted to the interests of the enlisted members of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

Marine Corps League: 1-727-319-7400
http://www.mcleague.com/

Incorporated by act of congress in1937 the league perpetuates the traditions and spirit of all Marines who proudly wear or who have worn the eagle, globe and anchor of the Corps.

National Assoc of County Veteran Service Officers: 1-352-264-6740

http://www.nacvso.org/

This association is made up of Service Officers located throughout the United States who assist veterans and their dependents in filing claims with the VA.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: 1-800-827-1000

http://www.va.gov/

The Department of Veteran's Affairs home page has many important links to Federal benefits, forms and other useful information.

VA Regional Office in St. Petersburg: 1-800-827-1000

http://www.vba.va.gov/ro/south/spete/

The Regional Office in St. Petersburg is the claims processing center for veterans and dependents residing in Florida.

Veterans of Foreign Wars: 1-727-319-7483

http://www.vfw.org/

The VFW has more 15,000 trained service officers to assist any veteran in gaining federal or state entitlements.

Local Gainesville Organization helping veterans in Alachua County.
http://www.hometownvetassist.org