Links for Veterans

Important Links

OVS Facebook Page – Office of Veterans Services Facebook Page

Department of Veteran Affairs – For more information on Veteran issues and benefits. Visit the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) website.

Department of Veteran Affairs: Honolulu Regional Office – Information on happenings at the Honolulu Regional Office under Local Events and Happenings.

Department of Veteran Affairs: VA Pacific Island Healthcare System(VAPIHCS) – Link to VAPIHCS, Spark M. Matsunaga VA Medical Center, website.

Department of Veteran Affairs: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) – Link to the Punchbowl website.

Education

Department of Veteran Affairs – Education and Training. Find out more about the Post 9/11 GI Bill and take the CareerScope a interest and aptitude assessment.

Higher Education Resources for Veterans and their Families – More than 150 resources to help student veterans and their families overcome the challenges of higher education and career training.

Job/Employment Websites

eBenefits Job Seekers – Hero2Hired (H2H.jobs) has transitioned its online capabilities to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Employment Center (VEC) (https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/jobs). This transition supports the White House Joining Forces initiatives to combine Federal efforts to hire veterans under one web portal and strengthens inter-agency collaboration among the VA, Department of Defense and Department of Labor.

VA For Vets – Created to provide our Nation’s Veterans with the tools necessary to translate their military skills to civilian skills, take career assessments, build their resumes, consult with coaches and conduct job searches.

Veterans’ Employment & Training Service – Veterans’ Employment & Training Service (VETS). Information provided by U.S. Department of Labor.

Medical Information

Mesothelioma Guide – Veterans who develop mesothelioma as a result of their service in the military are entitled to benefits and assistance from the U.S. government.

Mesothelioma for Veterans – Members of the armed forces who develop mesothelioma and other asbestos-related conditions after exposure to the mineral in the military qualify for special financial benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). These include disability compensation, special monthly compensation and service-connected death benefits for surviving family members.

VA Loans

Best VA Mortgage Lenders – U.S. News conducted an in-depth review of leading mortgage companies that offer VA loans. The analysis was based on each lender’s product offerings, customer service ratings and qualification requirements. U.S. News picked the top finisher in different categories, so readers can find the lender that best fits their needs.