Serving your country while placing your life at risk every day can change the way you perceive the world. Cigarettes are often portrayed as the easiest way to deal with the stress of being a soldier. However, when the war is over, military veterans are left to fight one more battle, the battle against a vicious enemy called cigarette addiction.
Anyone can become addicted to drugs or alcohol, but substance abuse disorders are a particularly significant issue for military veterans. Heavy alcohol consumption is an accepted custom in the military for recreation, dealing with stress, and promoting camaraderie among unit members. In fact, military installations frequently offer alcohol at reduced prices to members in active service
Associations & Resources
Casualty Assistance Checklist ( to be completed by retired soldier and/or spouse and kept in your files for survivors to use. Good check list for everyone
A wealth of excellent Vietnam resources - download every Vietnam Maps by map number. Link to MAP PAGE and go to the second paragraph and search to the MAPS DATABASE PAGE in the 2nd paragraph.
Download various sized maps! EXCELLENT RESOURCE
If you are not the veteran or next of
kin, you must also complete the Standard Form 180 (SF 180)
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