LINKS FOR USEFUL INFORMATION, MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS & SHOPPING


This is a great site to obtain your entire Service Record Book and be better able to prove when and where you were while on active duty and what outfits you belonged to.
 

Here you can find directions for obtaining muster rolls and/or unit diaries for your specific unit and time frames. This can be extremely useful to prove where you were while in the Marine Corps.
 

Veteran's Administration Website with the newest information in benefits, printable forms, and online applications.
 

Many veterans will have the need to file for Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security and Disability Resource Center website provides answers to questions concerning how to apply for disability, how to appeal a claim in the event of a denial, how to navigate the federal system, and how to avoid certain mistakes that are commonly made by applicants filing for either SSD (social security disability) or SSI (supplemental security income) benefits. Written by a former claims examiner, this information may be helpful to many.
 

 

 

 


A site for Koh Tang and Mayaguez Recovery Veterans
 

Use a checklist to produce a graphic image of the ribbons you are qualified to wear in their proper order.
 

 

 

The purpose of this site is to allow a search of the US government casualty list for Vietnam.
 

A memorial site for John Harvey Carson - E CO, 2ND BN, 9TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV 26 August 1946 - 05 June 1968,San Antonio, Texas Panel 60W Line 016
 

 

 

From the trenches of the World War I, to the hedgerows of Normandy; from the "Black Sands" of Iwo Jima; to the hills of Korea and the jungles of Vietnam, MHT has transported thousands of "pilgrims" to the areas of importance to them. Tours are limited in size to provide a "one on one" experience and are lead by an experienced professional who has traveled extensively in the specific location. Guest historians and speakers, plus tour hosts, are added to provide an "in-depth" perspective.
 

 

 

 

 

 

A great site for buying everything Corps!
 


 

Here's a link to the performance of the US Marine Drill Team at a recent Denver Nuggets Basketball game. It almost makes your hair stand on end. For those of you who have spent some time in the Military ... this Platoon performance makes you almost want to cry .... knowing the discipline and practice time it takes to execute a military drill with arms routine flawlessly.
 

Please take a moment to view a short video about how one veteran found a fallen friend on The Wall and add your own tribute today.
 

This Footnote project features the largest photo of The Wall on the Internet (at full size, the photo on Footnote is about 460 feet wide). The project has been several months in the making and provides an interactive experience for finding names on The Wall as well as service record and casualty report information for each soldier listed. Viewers may also upload photos and create tributes connected to any name on The Wall.
 

On Tuesday, October 11, VVMF and HISTORY® joined to welcome “The Wall that Heals” – a traveling half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial – to New York City’s Times Square for first time. VVMF Founder and President Jan Scruggs, HISTORY’s SVP and Chief Historian Dr. Libby O’Connell joined the other VIPs at a ceremony to support a campaign to locate the remaining 35,000 photos of the 58,272 service members memorialized on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.
 

This is a searchable database containing 160,944 POW/MIA records.
 

Veterans of the Mayaguez incident and battle on Koh Tang Island discuss their experiences. A moving video for anyone, but especially Marine Vietnam Vets.