Veterans Connection for Help & Healing from Real Veterans connects Veterans and their friends and family members with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their health, well-being, and everyday lives.

Visit to hear inspiring stories of strength. Learn what has worked for other Veterans, and discover positive steps that you can take after military service—all in the words of Veterans just like you.

View in-depth stories and testimonials of strength and connection as real Veterans recount their paths from joining the military to facing adversity, reaching out, and moving toward resilience and recovery.

Connect and discuss topics like anger and irritability, alcohol abuse, drug problems, flashbacks, headaches, nightmares, guilt, gambling, PTSD, Military Sexual Trauma, chronic pain, confusion, feeling on edge, and feelings of hopelessness…..

Connect by Life Events:

Explore life events or experiences that you can relate to and get information, stories, and resources for support.

TAPS: Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

If you are grieving from the loss of a loved one who has given their life in the line of duty, and feeling shattered, lost, or uncertain about your future, TAPS’ (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) Peer Support Network may be able to help.

TAPS can connect you with others who have survived a similar loss, and offer programs that enable you to glue the pieces of your life back together.  Known as “Peer Mentors”, fellow survivors will encourage you to take advantage of  services like grief counseling, survivor seminars, crisis intervention, casework assistance, grief camps, professional education, and online training.

The Armed Forces Foundation: Family Assistance Program

“With the ability to provide money to service members and their families from all branches of service, the Foundation makes a valued impact on the lives of those who serve the U.S.

The Armed Forces Foundation provides Family Financial Assistance with:

utilities, rent, car payments, car insurance, car registration, and child care


Bereavement Services including: family retreats & grief counseling. 


PTSD/TBI outreach & Morale, Welfare, and Education Programs.

Please share this post with those currently serving in, caring for, or wanting to assist members of our United States Military. -VFWlady