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Helpful Military Resources



Fallen and Wounded Soldier Fund

Support Michigan-based soldiers who serve and protect our country

Fly veterans to Washington DC to visit memorials built to honor their service to the nation

Group of motorcycle lovers from all over the country who have an unwavering respect for those in the military. Among other projects, their main mission is to honor our fallen heroes by attending military funerals as the invited guests of the family to shield the family and friends from interruptions created by any protester or group of protestors.

Organization that provides 24/7 tragedy assistance for anyone who has suffered the loss of a military loved one, as well as hosting Survivor Seminars and Good Grief camps to assist families in the grieving process.

The USO lifts the spirits of America’s troops and their families.

Remember, Honor, Teach, carried out in part by coordinating wreath laying 

Military & Government

Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operations Center1600 Spearhead Division Avenue
Fort Knox, KY  40121 
Telephone Number (800) 325-4988

Navy Personnel Command
5720 Integrity Dr.
Millington, TN 38055-6200
Telephone Number (800) 368-3202

Air Force Casualty Services
550 C Street, West
Suite #14
Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4716
Telephone Number (800) 433-0048 or (210) 565-5000

Casualty Assistance Section (MFPC)
2008 Elliott Road
Quantico, VA 22134-5102
Telephone number (800) 847-1597 or (703) 784-9512 


DOD guide on everything surrounding assistance for Gold Star families, including funerals, benefits, ID cards, and legal assistance.

Provides bereavement counseling (including outreach, counseling, and referral services) to family members, including parents, spouses, and children, of service members who have died in the service of their country.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is dedicated to helping surviving spouses and other dependents cope with their loss and the emotional and financial aftermath.

Website that gathers and organizes all things military, listing additional resources for families, military members and veterans.

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The VFW assists survivors in accessing federal benefits and can, when necessary, assist surviving families with unmet needs

Kids & Teens

TAPS offers regional and national Good Grief Camps to children and teens; providing them with a safe and supportive atmosphere to conduct activities and have opportunities to learn coping skills, establish and identify support systems and create awareness that they are not alone in the grief of their loved one.   Children and teens meet others of their own age group to share and learn, together.

Rainbows is an international organization that offers training and suggestions for creating peer support groups within religious organizations, schools, and social organizations. Rainbows focus’ on grief within the family unit, especially that which may arise from the death of a loved one.

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Snowball Express provides surviving children and family members the chance to attend a weekend of fun. The organization covers the cost of flights from around the country and provides games and entertainment for families.


The American Widow Project is dedicated to the new generation of those who have lost heroes of yesterday, today and tomorrow, with an emphasis on healing through sharing stories, tears and laughter Military Widow to Military Widow.

Provides moral support, referrals for services, and advice to widows of deceased military personnel of all ranks.

Assists surviving spouses of special operations personnel killed in the line of duty since September 11, 2001.

Past Conflicts

Association of children and family members of those killed in action in WWII.

Organization whose mission is to locate, unite and provide support to sons, daughters and other family members of those who died or remain missing as a result of the Vietnam War.




Education & Scholarships

A nonprofit organization dedicated to the 50,000 children of our nation’s fallen and wounded Service Members, delivering scholarships and resources to improve their quality of life through the pursuit of higher education.

Honor Your Hero

Provides family members an original portrait of their fallen loved one at no cost. 

Learn more about the Heroes of OIF and OEF through DOD announcement.

Creates billboards from family photos that remind Americans of the service and sacrifice of our troops.

The Manion Foundation offers families a variety of methods to honor their including fellowships named in honor of their fallen Hero.

FHF provides post-secondary educational scholarships to the spouses and children of service members disabled or killed as a result of their military service to our great nation.