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AMVETS

Founded in 1944 and chartered by an act of Congress, the AMVETS organization has more than 250,000 members nationwide

AMVETS (American Veterans) is the nation’s most inclusive Congressionally-chartered veterans service organization, representing the interests of 20 million veterans. AMVETS is open to and fighting for all who honorably served in the United States military, including the Reserve and Guard. With more than 250,000 members nationwide, AMVETS has proudly served veterans, their families and the communities in which they live for more than 75 years.

Hosted by Cherissa Jackson, Chief Medical Executive of AMVETS.

 

This podcast series from AMVETS shares the courageous stories of women veterans. Often, women veterans aren’t asked to be in boardroom discussions, but deserve to be at the table. Women veterans have powerful stories and experiences to share. These women are entrepreneurs, innovators, creators, critical thinkers, and mission driven to add value to companies and their communities.

All Veterans, Active Duty Service Members, Guard, Reserve Members, caregivers, and family members are eligible to use the AMVETS’ HEAL Helpline and HEAL Program services.

 

The HEAL Mission

To ensure veterans with medical needs receive the help they have earned to access the best quality healthcare, including mental health and specialized services (traumatic brain injury, polytrauma, post-traumatic stress) and live longer, healthier lives. These services are free.

When you connect with the HEAL Program, you will be able to:

  • Speak with someone who understands complex medical needs

  • Get connected to support, resources, and peer mentors

  • Find answers to your questions on VA benefits and healthcare

  • Address your own or a loved one’s mental wellness

Licensed clinicians and benefits experts provide you with follow-up support until any issues are fully resolved.

AMVETS' HEAL Helpline and HEAL Program services

Military Hire and AMVETS announce a partnership of their organizations in multiple efforts to support veteran transitions to civilian life.  The first major initiative between the organizations is a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program intended to train female veterans in the area of cybersecurity, a major focus of Military Hire.

The Woman Veteran Experience