National Veterans Resources


  • Civil Service Preference
  • National Park Pass
  • Homeless Veteran Programs
  • VA Medical and Dental
  • Compensation—Service Connected Disability
  • Pension—Non-service Connected Disability (income based)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • National Cemetery
  • Burial Allowances
  • Headstone-Marker
  • Presidential Memorial Certificates
  • Home Loan Guaranty Program
  • Specially Adapted Homes
  • Life Insurance

Department of Labor Veterans Representative: (518) 743-0925 Ext. 8884

Having a Career (After a Military Career): Department of Homeland Security

The Department’s compelling mission to make a difference in the lives of our fellow citizens encourages our workforce and draws candidates seeking to join our team. The threats and challenges facing the Department and the nation are complex and constantly evolving. Now more than ever, DHS must recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce.

As part of this commitment, DHS is seeking qualified individuals to fill mission-critical and mission support positions in: law enforcement, business operations, mission support, immigration, travel security, prevention and response, cyber, information technology, engineering, intelligence, emergency management, and many more.

Please share this information with friends and family. For more information on career opportunities for veterans and military spouses at DHS, please visit:

Veterans Education Benefits

Chapter 33* – Post 9/11 G.I. Bill. The Post-9/11 GI Bill is for individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The Member 4 copy of your DD 214 is required. This program will pay eligible individual’s tuition and fees** directly to the school. Students will also receive an annual books and supplies stipend of $1,000 paid proportionately based on enrollment. The program will also pay a monthly housing allowance based on the Basic Allowance for Housing for an E-5 with dependents based on the zip code of the school. Information on the housing allowance rates can be found at http://www.defense To apply for this benefit, please email our Veterans Benefit Advisor at Ruben.Acevedo@Veterans.NY.Gov

Chapter 30 – The Montgomery G.I. Bill. This program provides educational benefits to individuals that served on active duty. The Member 4 copy of your DD 214 is required. To apply for this benefit please visit http:/

Chapter 31* – Vocational Rehabilitation for Service-Disabled Veterans. This program is for individuals who have a service connected disability. The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs determines that training and rehabilitation services are needed to overcome an employment barrier. Veterans should contact the Chapter 31 Case Manager at the VA Medical Center, 113 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208. The Case Manager can be reached by phone at (518)626-5692 or (518)626-5693. Once eligibility has been established, the Case Manager will issue a signed 22-1995, either to the student or to SUNY Adirondack Veterans’ School Certifying Official.

Chapter 35 – Dependents Education Assistance Program. This program is for the dependents (spouse or children) of individuals who die or are permanently disabled from service connected causes. To apply for this benefit, please email our Veterans Benefit Advisor at Ruben.Acevedo@Veterans.NY.Gov

Chapter 1606 and/or 1607 – Montgomery G.I. Bill-Selected Reserve. These programs are available to members of the Selected Reserve, including the National Guard. The form DD2384 (NOBE) is required. To apply for this benefit please email our Veterans Benefit Advisor at Ruben.Acevedo@Veterans.NY.Gov

*Students receiving these awards will have reduced eligibility for NYS awards which are intended to cover tuition charges only.


Quick Resources


Albany Stratton VA Medical Center: (518) 626-5000

Armed Forces Foundation: (202) 547-4713

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Department of Veterans Affairs
(telephone assistance service) (800) 827-1000

Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
(518) 581-9128

Glens Falls VA CBOC – Primary Care Clinic
(518) 798-6066

Make the Connection Veterans Resources

Military OneSource Military Benefits and Transition

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans (877) 424-3838

Adirondack Peer-to-Peer
Local Resources
State Resources
National Resources
Non-Governmental Resources

Veteran Services Offices
Vet-Owned and -Friendly Businesses