Resource Links

Office of the Under Secretary for Personnel and Readiness

Office of the Under Secretary for Personnel and Readiness

Office of the Under Secretary for Personnel and Readiness: The Under Secretary for Personnel and Readiness is the principal staff assistant and advisor to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense for Total Force Management as it relates to readiness; National Guard and Reserve component affairs; health affairs; training; and personnel requirements and management, including equal opportunity, morale, welfare, recreation, and quality of life matters.

Office of the Assistant Secretary Defense, Reserve Affairs

http://ra.defense.gov/Home.aspx

Office of the Assistant Secretary Defense, Reserve Affairs: Principal Staff Assistant and advisor to the Secretary of Defense with responsibility for overall supervision of matters which involve the Reserve Components, including the Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Naval Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve. OSD Reserve Affairs Family & Employer Programs & Policy.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

http://esgr.mil/

Facilitates and promotes a cooperative culture of employer support for National Guard and Reserve service by developing and advocating mutually beneficial initiatives; recognizing outstanding employer support; increasing awareness of applicable laws and policies; resolving potential conflicts between employers and service members; and acting as the employer’s principal advocate within DoD.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

http://ftc.gov/

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the nation’s consumer protection agency. The FTC works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace to include Veteran focused employment and financial scams.

USA.gov

https://www.usa.gov/state-consumer

As the U.S. government's official web portal, USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web. Link provided will assist with contact information for the Consumer Protection Division within your State Attorneys General Office.

Veterans Job Bank

https://www.nrd.gov/jobSearch/index/

The Veterans Job Bank provides a central resource that allows Veterans to access jobs available specifically for them.

eBenefits

https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits-portal/ebenefits.portal

eBenefits is a portal; a central location for Veterans, Service Members, and their families to research, find, access, and, in time, manage their benefits and personal information.

USAJOBS

https://www.usajobs.gov/

USAJOBS is the U.S. Government’s official system/program for Federal jobs and employment information. USAJOBS delivers a service by which Federal agencies meet their legal obligation providing public notice of Federal employment opportunities to Federal employees and U.S. citizens.

Military OneSource

http://www.militaryonesource.mil//

Military OneSource is a Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, Guard and reserve service members, and their families.

Military Pay

http://militarypay.defense.gov/

The Military Pay and Benefits Website is sponsored by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. Major elements of your compensation are discussed along with tax information, pay/retirement calculators, policy updates, and more.

Department of Labor

http://www.dol.gov/vets/

Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) serves America's veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights.

Department of Veterans Affairs

http://www.va.gov/

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.

National Resource Directory

https://www.nrd.gov/

The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them.

Suicide Prevention Awareness

http://www.suicide.org/suicide-prevention-in-the-military.html

Being in the military can be stressful for service members and their families. Everyone reacts to stress and traumatic experiences differently, and some may feel angry or isolated while they are dealing with difficult circumstances.

Office of Warrior Care Policy

http://warriorcare.dodlive.mil/

The mission of the Office of Warrior Care Policy is to ensure wounded, ill, injured and transitioning Service members receive high quality care and seamless transition support through proactive leadership, responsive policy, effective oversight and inter-agency collaboration.

Victim and Witness Assisstance Council

http://vwac.defense.gov/

The purpose of this Victim and Witness Assistance Council (VWAC) website is to facilitate the dissemination of information and resources in support of providing assistance to victims and witnesses of crimes on military installations.

DoD Safe Helpline

https://www.safehelpline.org/

Department of Defense (DoD) Safe Helpline is a ground-breaking crisis support service for members of the DoD community affected by sexual assault. Safe Helpline provides live, one-on-one support and information to the worldwide DoD community.

Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program

http://www.cap.mil/

Following the National Defense Authorization Act of October 2000, Congress granted CAP the authority to provide assistive technology, devices and support services free of charge to Federal agencies that have a partnership agreement with CAP.

Military Awards for Valor

http://valor.defense.gov/

America has a time-honored tradition of recognizing the acts of valor performed by Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines. The lists included at the links below allow you to share in this tradition and honor those individuals awarded our nation's most prestigious valor awards.

United States Air Force

United States Army

United States Marine Corps

United States Navy

United States Coast Guard

United States National Guard

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