Returning Veterans:
If you are a returning veteran- National Guard, Regular
Military, or Reservist- you have certain rights and
expectations for your service to your Country.
It is important that all combat veterans have all the
necessary help they should expect from their government
and we are here to help direct you to available resources.
Please stop in and see if we can help, or possibly send you
in the right direction.





Being this is Asbestos Awareness Month, here is a link
to a site for help and education to this dangerous material
Mesothelioma and The Navy .

Mesothelioma Veterans Center

Free computer training for returning veterans, click this
link: http://www.creatingfutures.us/
American Legion Veteran Employment Center:
www.legion.org/careers

Bill Highland, Post 88 Service Officer

Your local Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs office:
Lynn P. Brown
119 West State Street
Charleston IL 61920
217-345-2192
Tuesday and Thursday only
VETERANS AND THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
click here
DEPT. OF VETERAN AFFAIRS: www.va.gov
ILLINOIS DEPT. OF VETERAN AFFAIRS: www.state.il.us/dva
NATIONAL CENTER FOR PTSD: www.ptsd.va.gov  
PTSD ARTICLE: www.remilitary.com/article-ptsd.html
VA BENEFITS FOR VETS  OF IRAQI FREEDOM/ ENDURING
FREEDOM:
www.vba.gov/efif
GATEWAY TO VETERAN HEALTH AND
WELLNESS:
www.myhealth.va.gov
GULF WAR VETERAN- click here for additional risks.
VA GULF WAR AGENT ORANGE HELP LINE:
1-800-749-8387 or
www.va.gov/agentorange
KOREA/VIETNAM VETERANS, click here for additional help.
FOR HOUSING HELP TheRealtyMedics.com/Veterans
Veterans who need help can call: 1-888-777-4443

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DID YOU KNOW-
Your American Legion Service Officer
can help you apply for Military benefits.  
Stop in and have a visit with him.
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MATTOON VA CLINIC
501 Lakeland Blvd.
Mattoon Il 61938
217-258-3370
NOTICE: IF YOU WERE STATIONED ANYTIME AT
MARINE BASE CAMP LEJEUNE NC 1957-1987,
THEN YOU NEED TO CHECK THIS SITE OUT
WWW.TFTPTF.COM   AND THIS FACT SHEET
http:www.csccr.org Educational opportunities
and guidance