Midwest Military Outreach

Supporting those who serve and their families

General Resources

  • USERRA

    The “Service member law” website was established in 2012 by Matt Crotty and Thomas Jarrard. Matt and Thomas are attorneys based out of Spokane, Washington, who litigate veteran employment discrimination cases around the country.Matt and Thomas work for different law firms but periodically team up to represent service members in disputes they have against their employers. Since 2011 Matt and Thomas have teamed up to represent service members in places ranging from Los Angeles, California, Miami, Florida, Goldendale, Washington, Black River Falls, Wisconsin, Billings, Montana to name but a few.
  • Veterans Crisis Line

    The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars

    Since then, the VFW's voice had been instrumental in establishing the Veterans Administration, creating a GI bill for the 20th century, the development of the national cemetery system and the fight for compensation for Vietnam vets exposed to Agent Orange and for veterans diagnosed with Gulf War Syndrome. In 2008, VFW won a long-fought victory with the passing of a GI Bill for the 21st Century, giving expanded educational benefits to America's active-duty service members, and members of the Guard and Reserves, fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • WQPT: Embracing Our Military

    Embracing Our Military-WQPT –Quad Cities PBS, the Embracing Our Military initiative raises awareness of important issues to the military community. Embracing Our Military is an on-going community-based dialog through 2016. Look for special events and monthly programming that supports and educates the region about this important topic to citizens in our region. In cooperation with numerous community partners, we will continue to be a welcoming place for our military members, veterans and their families.
  • www.VFW.org

    VVA's goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam veterans.

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