Links

 

Veterans For Peace National Website

 

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Campaign To Ban Landmines

Organization dedicated to eliminating landmine production and use.

 

Cost of War

Web page devoted to the true cost of war, and how these costs affect our nation and state.

 

ChickenHawks

Often, the people crying for war the loudest are those whon never spent a day in the military or have ever experienced war first-hand. This site gives a listing of current policy makers and their (lack of) military service history.

 

Disability Information For Veterans

Independent website with great information about VA benefits and Social Security as it relates to veterans.

 

GI Rights Hotline

A network of nonprofit, non-governmental organizations that provide information to active duty/reserve servicemembers about military discharges, grievance/complaint procedures, and other civil rights. They can also be contacted by telephone at 800/394-9544.

 

Homeless Initiative - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Contains information about VA housing assistance, employment programs, health care and mental health services.

 

I-Causulaties

Listing of those Americans killed in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, plus other casualty figures (i.e. wounded).

 

Institute of Medicine Vets Health Issues

Web page with information about a variety of military-related health issues.

 

Iraq Veterans Against The War (IVAW)

Iraq and Afghanistan veterans group.

 

Michigan Peace Network

Statewide coordinating group for peace and justice activities. Great website!

 

Military Families Speak Out

An organization of people who are opposed to war in Iraq and who have relatives or loved ones in the military. We were formed in November of 2002 and have contacts with military families throughout the United States, and in other countries around the world. 

 

National Coalition of Homeless Veterans

Group dedicated to helping, and ending, the plight of homeless veterans.

 

Vietnam Veterans Against The War

This group has a proud heritage of action during the Vietnam war, and is still working hard for peace and an end to senseless wars. 

 

Veterans Benefits

A number of links are posted here about sevices and reports for veterans, many from the Federal goverment and the VA. PDF document download.