Veteran Assistance Links

Veteran’s Benefits, Department of Veteran Affairs
Official site of the primary agency. Provides detailed information on claims submission, appeals and local VA contact information.

Request Military Service Records
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation’s record keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept by us forever. Those valuable records are preserved and are available to you, whether you want to see if they contain clues about your family’s history, need to prove a veteran’s military service, or are researching an historical topic that interests you.

Guide for Veteran Spouses

This information will give you some insight on what your loved ones should do in case of your passing. This is something that we all never want to think about, but it is a reality. We need to have all our paper work in order for our loved ones.


TRICARE For Life is Medicare-wraparound coverage for TRICARE-eligible beneficiaries who have Medicare Part A and B.

Social Security for Veterans

Check with the Social Security Administration to determine if you qualify for Social Security benefits.

File your Detachment IRS Form 990-N (e-postcard) on line

Use to file your electronic Form 990-N.

Alabama Veteran Benefits
The state of Alabama provides several veteran benefits. These include Housing, Financial Assistance, Employment, Veterans Business, Education, and Other State Veteran Benefits.

Alabama State Veterans Cemetery Foundation

The Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery At Spanish Fort Foundation, Inc. is a registered charitable, non-profit organization that helps augment the services and budget of the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Spanish Fort.

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MCL Links

MCL Southeast Division, The Magnificent Seven

We fervently believe in the spirit of the MCL Mission Statement in that we take care of each other, our fellow Marines and their families. We are active in all the various programs promoted by the League; Young Marines, Toys For Tots, Card and Label program, the scholarship programs, the Eagle Scout Awards and others.

MCL Southeast Division Conference
Southeast Division Conference information.

Ribbon Checker
Select your DOD ribbons and this site shows the correct order.

United States Marine Corps official website
The Marine Corps is the Nation’s expeditionary force in readiness. On a day-‐to-‐day basis, we are forward deployed, forward engaged, and prepared for crisis response. We are also ready to respond in the event of a major contingency. The American people have come to expect us to do what must be done “in any climb and place” and under any conditions. They expect us to respond quickly and to win.

Vietnam Virtual Wall

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington DC honors those who died in the Vietnam War. Their relatives and friends leave letters, poems, and photographs at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and on this web site. We bring the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to your home to help remember the sacrifices of the fallen and their families.


At the Military Reunion Center, search our database of reunions nationwide, or announce a reunion with your old military buddies.

Marine Corps Museum, including a virtual tour
The National Museum of the Marine Corps is a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines–past, present, and future. Situated on a 135-acre site adjacent to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, and under the command of Marine Corps University, the Museum’s soaring design evokes the image of the flag-raisers of Iwo Jima and beckons visitors to this 120,000-square-foot structure. World-class interactive exhibits using the most innovative technology surround visitors with irreplaceable artifacts and immerse them in the sights and sounds of Marines in action.

Toys for Tots Foundation

The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

Camp Lejeune Drinking Water
The Marine Corps encourages all those who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune in 1987 or before to register to receive notifications regarding Camp Lejeune Historic Drinking Water.

MCL Foundation

The Marine Corps League Foundation is the charitable subsidiary of the Marine Corps League. The Foundation, was formed in 1989 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational and charitable entity for the Marine Corps League. The Foundation has grown considerably in recent years because of your generous support of the Holiday Label program. Your generosity has greatly enhanced the Foundation’s ability to support the scholarship and youth programs of the Marine Corps League.

Young Marines

The Young Marines is a 501(c)3 non-profit youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages 8 through completion of high school. The Young Marines promotes the mental, moral, and physical development of its members. The program focuses on character building, leadership, and promotes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The Young Marines is the premier youth organization in its Drug Demand Reduction Efforts.

Marine Youth Foundation
The United States Marines Youth Foundation will provide you with all the information you’ll need to get your school or youth organization involved with a fitness program that has helped young individuals reach their goals for more than 50-years. What began as an experimental competition in one New York high school is now national in scope and growing. In fact, young Americans are taking part in this program from all across the United States as well as from Great Britain, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other parts of the World. Being a part of the national program includes taking an active role in ensuring the young people of America are of sound mind and body. Will you be a part of a fitness program where everyone wins???

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