RESOURCES

 
 BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY VETERANS CENTER

The Bellevue University Veterans Center Has a Lot to offer.   Check it out at

http://www.bellevue.edu/prospective-students/military/military-services-center

GRANTS FOR SENIORS WEBSITE

This website provides useful information for people who are or soon will be retiring.

https://grantsforseniors.org/

 

 RESUME BUILDER FOR VETERANS

Get advice on how to create a winning resume. Examples are given on how to show your skills and experience while you were in the military. Click on the link below.

 https://www.resumebuilder.com/military-to-civilian-resume-examples/

  

LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP  DUES

Annual Dues for membership in the VFW are $40.00 per year.

If you are considering a lifetime membership, which will be less costly for most people, you can avoid the hassle of renewing every year.  The lifetime membership cost is based on a member’s age.  Contact Hank Sauer for more information [(402) 625-2192].

 

SAUNDERS COUNTY  MEMORIAL FOR VETERANS

A Memorial dedicated to men and women in Saunders County who have participated in foreign wars was completed in 2016.  It is beautiful and very meaningful.  It is located at the  northeast corner of the Saunders County Courthouse grounds.  Donations will be appreciated.  Click the About Us/Photo Album tabs to see it.

Get more information at http://www.saunderscountyveteransmemorial.com

 

MILITARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

MILITARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: MAP is the link between the VFW and the military community. MAP provides assistance to any military family who need help. contact any post officer for information.

INFORMATION ABOUT GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR VETERANS

 https://freegrantsforveterans.org

 

 FAMILY ASSISTANCE SPECIALISTS SERVICES


These services are available to families of members of the U.S. Military and the Nebraska National Guard.  Services provided are:
1.   Crisis intervention  and referal
2.   Legal resource/information and referral
3.   Financial resource/information and referral
4.   TRICARE Resource/information and referral
5.   ID cards and DEERS information and referral
6.  Community resource/information and referral


In Saunders County,  Call (402) 309-8074 or (402) 318-9000

In the Omaha area,    Call (402) 309-7086 or (402) 318-8989

 In the Lincoln area,    Call (402) 309-7333 or (402) 318-8986
 Airman and Family Readiness Program Manager,  Call (402) 309-1588

 
 
 
 
VFW  NEBRASKA  NEWS  NETWORK

Select the link below "VFW Nebraska News Network” to access all VFW Department, District and Post news.

VFW Nebraska News Network

 

INFORMATION ABOUT MESOTHELIOMA

 Many veterans have in the past have been exposed to asbestos dust.  Some of them run the risk of contracting mesothelioma, a form of lung cancer, Symptoms can appear 30 to 50 years after the actual exposure.  Check the links below to learn more about the disease.. 

https://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/mesothelioma/       

   https://www.asbestos.com

 

SLEEP BETTER, BE MORE HEALTHY

This web site provides information on how getting a good night's sleep is important for your health.

https://www.sleephelp.org/  

Sleep Problems Related to Cancer

 https://www.sleephelp.org/cancer-sleep/

 

RECEIVE EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS AND NEWS

Enter your email address below to receive new news via email from the VFW Nebraska News Network. See link above for the VFW Nebraska News Network :Delivered by FeedBurner

Change your personal VFW membership information

Join the VFW NE Network – Claim Your VFW NE Post or District Website

 

 

 

HEALTH  ADVISORY:   SHINGLES

If you are over 50 and have gotten chicken pox sometime in your life, you should get vaccinated for shingles.  Shingles is a very painful skin disease that results from when residual chicken pox virus in the body invades nerve cells.  Anyone who ever has had shingles will tell you that vaccination for shingles is worth the money.  If you have any questions, contact your doctor.

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N O T I C E   F O R   V E T E R A N S  

W I T H   S E R V I C E   R E L A T E D  D I S E A S E S

If you have had any of the below diseases since you were discharged from the military you may qualify for VA disability. Go to your nearest VA office for the necessary forms.

PRESUMPTIVE DISEASES FOR:

VIET NAM

Acute and subacute transient peripheral neuropathy AL amyloidosis Chloracne Chronic Lymphocytic leukemia Diabetes mellitus (type II) Hairy cell leukemia Hodgkins disease Ishemic heart disease Multiple myeloma Non-hodgkins lymphoma Parkinson’ disease Porphyria cutanea tarda Prostate Cancer Respiratory cancers Soft tissue sarcoma (other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, kaposi’s sarcoma, or mesothelioma

SOUTHWEST ASIA

KbRUCELLOSIA Campylobacter jejuni Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) Malaria Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Nontyphoid salmonella Shingella Visceral Leishmaniasis West Nile virus

 

LINKS

  Nebraska State VFW                                                    http://www.vfwne.com

VFW National Headquarteres                                        http://www.vfw.org

VFW Ladies Auxiliary (National)                                  http://www.ladiesauxvfw.org

VFW National Home                                                      http://vfwnationalhome.org

VFW Store                                                                       http://www.vfwstore.org

Department of Veterans Affairs                                        http://www.va.gov

American Military Family.org: -

     Assistance for Veterans and their Families                  http://www.amf100.org

Remember the Fallen WebSite                                          http://www.rememberingour fallen.org