Military veterans are an especially at-risk group for abuse and mistreatment in nursing homes. An often-neglected group, veterans, after serving their country, are commonly left without sufficient support systems, friends, family networks, mental and physical health care services.

Government Sites - Military & Veteran-Related


California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet)

California State Military Dept - California National Guard (CalGuard)

California State Militia

U.S. Air Force

U.S. Army

U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. Department Of Defense

U.S. Marines

U.S. Navy

U.S. VA Long Beach Medical Center

U.S. VA Los Angeles Medical Center

U.S. VA San Diego Medical Center

U.S. Veterans Administration

U.S. Veterans Administration National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

U.S.DHHS - Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

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Organizational Sites - Military and Veteran-Related, Association, Camaraderie,
Assistance and Support for Military, Veterans, and their Families

39th Engineer Battalion (CBT)

82nd Airborne Division Association

A Minister of God (Military Fellowship)

African American Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Association

African American War Veterans of the USA

Air Force Aid Society

Air Force Association

Air Force Association of Graduates

Air Force Enlisted Widows

Air Force Historical Foundation

Air Force Memorial Foundation

Air Force Security Police Association

Air Force Sergeants Association

Air Weather Association

Air Weather Reconnaissance Association

All Faith Consortium

Alliance for National Defense

Americal Division Veterans Association

American Coalition for Filipino Veterans

American Cold War Veterans

American Defense Institute

American Ex-Prisoners of War

American Family Housing

American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program

American GI Forum of California

American GI Forum of the United States

American Gold Star Mothers

American Gulf War Veterans Association

American Legion

American Legion Auxiliary

American Legion Riders - California

American Logistics Association

American Merchant Marine Veterans

American Military Retirees Association

American Military Society

American Overseas Schools Historical Society

American Red Cross

American Retiree Association

American Veterans (AMVETS)

American Veterans Alliance

American Veterans for Equal Rights

American Volunteer Reserve

American War Moms

American Woman Veterans

Armed Forces Benefit Association

Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association

Armed Forces Services Corporation

Armed Forces Top Enlisted Association

Armed Services YMCA

Army and Air Force Mutual Aid Association

Army and Navy Union USA

Army Aviation Association of America

Army Emergency Relief

Army Historical Foundation

Army Nurse Corps Association

Army Reserve Association

Army Wife Network


Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America

Association for Homeless and Disabled Veterans

Association of Air Force Missileers

Association of Graduates of US Military Academy West Point

Association of Military Surgeons

Association of Naval Aviation

Association of the United States Army

Association of the United States Navy

B-47 Stratojet Association

Black Veterans of America

Blinded Veterans Association

Blue Star Aviation Association

Blue Star Moms

Blue Star Mothers of America

Bowlers to Veterans Link

Business Executives for National Security

California Council for Veterans Affairs

California Veterans Assistance Foundation

Catholic War Veterans of the USA

Center for American Homeless Veterans

Christian Military Fellowship

Christian Military Wives Fellowship

Coalition for Iraq + Afghanistan Veterans

Coast Guard Chief Warrant and Warrant Officers Association

Coast Guard Foundation

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance

Coast Guard Tug Association

Cold War Veterans Association

Combat Helicopter Pilots Association

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association


Commissioned Officers Association of the US Public Health Service

Concerned Veterans for America

Congressional Medal of Honor Society

Corporation for Supportive Housing

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Destroyer Escort Sailors Association

Disabled American Veterans

Disabled Veterans National Foundation

Eighth Air Force Historical Society

Enlisted Association of the National Guard

Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States

Enterprise Community Partners

Federation of Veterans Organizations for Global Peace

First Cavalry Division Association

Fisher House Foundation

Fleet Reserve Association

Forty & Eight

Gold Star Wives of America

Goodwill Industries

Greatest Generations Foundation

Gulf War Veteran Resource Pages

Healing Heroes Network


HomeAid America

Homes4Vets Foundation

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Italian American War Veterans of the United States

Japanese American Veterans Association

Japanese American Veterans Counsel

Jericho Project

Jewish War Veterans of the USA

Joe Foss Institute

Kenny Nickelson Memorial Foundation

Knights of Heroes

Korea Veterans of America

Korean Ex-POW Association

Korean War Veterans Association

L.A. Family Housing

Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW

Legion of Valor of the USA

Logistics Officers Association

Make The Connection

Marine Corps Association

Marine Corps Aviation Association

Marine Corps Engineer Association

Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation

Marine Corps League

Marine Corps Musicians Association

Marine Corps Reserve Association

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Marine Corps University Foundation

Maritime Unit

Mary Lind Recovery Centers

Men of Easy Company Association

Mental Health America of Los Angeles

Mercy Housing

Mesothelioma Veterans Center

Military Chaplains Association of the USA

Military Coalition

Military Missions in Action

Military Officers Association of America

Military Order of Foreign Wars

Military Order of the Carabao

Military Order of the Devil Dogs

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States

Military Order of the Purple Heart

Military Order of the World Wars

Military Police Regimental Association

Military Women in Need


Mission Readiness


Nam-POWs Corporation

National 4th Infantry Division Association

National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Alliance to End Homelessness

National American Indian Veterans

National Amputation Foundation

National Association for Black Veterans

National Association for Uniformed Services

National Association of American Veterans

National Association of Atomic Veterans

National Association of Black Military Women

National Association of County Veterans Service Officers

National Association of Destroyer Veterans

National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

National Association of Senior Veterans/Veteran Support Center

National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs

National Association of State Veterans Homes

National Association of State Women Veterans Coordinators

National Association of Veterans Program Administrators

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

National Congress of Puerto Rican Veterans

National Defense Industrial Association

National Guard Association of the United States

National Gulf War Resource Center

National League of POW/MIA Families

National Military Family Association

National Military Intelligence Association

National Native American Veterans Association

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

National Veterans Coalition of California

National Veterans Foundation

National Veterans Legal Services Program

National Veterans Organization of America

National Women Veterans of America

Naval Enlisted Reserve Association

Naval Order of the United States

Naval Sea Cadet Corps

Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society

Navy Club of the United States of America

Navy Historical Foundation

Navy League of the United States

Navy Marine EOD Association

Navy Mutual Aid Association

Navy Nurse Corp. Association

Navy Seabee Veterans of America

New Battlefront Foundation

New Directions for Veterans

Non Commissioned Officers Association

Operation Homefront

Operation Sacred Trust

Order of Daedalians

Order of the First World War

OSS Maritime Unit

Paralyzed Veterans of America


Pearl Harbor Survivors Association

People in Progress

Polish Legion of American Veterans USA

Professional Armed Forces Rodeo Association

Public Counsel's Center for Veterans Advancement

Red Cross Support for America's Military Families

Red River Valley Fighter Pilot Association

Reserve Officers Association of the United States

Retired Enlisted Association

Retired Military Police Officers Association

Safeside Association

Salvation Army - Hope Harbor

Salvation Army - The Haven

Salvation Army - Westwood Transitional Village

Salvation Army Long Beach

Salvation Army Los Angeles

Salvation Army SoCal

Scottish-American Military Society

Screaming Eagle 10st Ariborne Division Association

Sentinels of Freedom

Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces

Society of Military Widows

Sons of Spanish American War Veterans

Special Forces Association

SRO Housing Corporation

St. Joseph Center

State Defense Force

State Guard Association of the United States

Student Veterans of America

Substance Abuse Foundation of Long Beach

Surface Navy Association

Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization

Tailhook Association

Thailand-Laos-Cambodia Brotherhood

The Retired Enlisted Association

The Society of Hispanic Veterans

Together We Served

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

U.S. Army Ranger Association

U.S. Army Warrant Officers Association

U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association

U.S. Coast Guard Chief Warrant and Warrant Officers Association

U.S. Marine Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation

U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association

U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association

U.S. Naval Institute

U.S. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association

U.S. Vets - Long Beach

U.S. Vets - Los Angeles

U.S. Vets - National

United Service Organizations

United Spinal Association

United States Air Force Auxiliary - Civil Air Patrol

United States Army Volunteers Reserve Association

United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

United States Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association

United States Marine Corps Force Recon Association

United States Marine Corps Motor Transport Association

United States Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II

United States Navy Veterans Association

United States Submarine Veterans

United States Veterans Artists Alliance

United States Volunteers of America

United States War Dogs Association

USAF Military Training Instructor Association

USS NIMITZ Association

Vet Hunters Project

Veteran Advocates of Ore-Ida

Veterans Advantage

Veterans and Military Families for Progress

Veterans Assistance Foundation

Veterans Coalition

Veterans Families United

Veterans First

Veterans for America

Veterans for Common Sense

Veterans for Peace

Veterans Health Council

Veterans History Project

Veterans Inc.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Veterans of Modern Warfare

Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge

Veterans of the Vietnam War

Veterans Project

Veterans Welcome Home and Resource Center

Veterans Widows(ers) International Network


Vets on the Move Foundation

Vietnam Helicopter Crew Members Association

Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association

Vietnam Security Police Association

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

Vietnam Veterans of America

Vietnam Women’s Memorial Foundation

Vietnamese American Armed Forces Association

Volunteers of America - Greater Los Angeles

Weingart Center Association

Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation

Women Marines Association

Women of the WAVES

Women Overseas Service League

Women’s Airforce Service Pilots of WWII

Women’s Army Corps Veterans Association

Working Wardrobes

Wounded Warrior Project

Young Marines

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Employment Sites - Military Veteran-Related

Career Command Post

Civil Service

Feds Hire Vets

Hire Heros USA

Hire Veterans

Military Hire

Military Veterans


Recruit Military

USA Jobs

VA Jobs

Vet Jobs

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Employment Sites - General & Industry-Specific




Bio Med/Tech


CA State

Career Network










Employment 911

Employment Spot


Entry Level Jobs




High Tech






Jobs to power 40+

Metropolitan Water Dist.



Outside US

Snag A Job

So.CA Edison

So.CA Gas Co.







Utilities Jobs




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Sites of Interest - Military-Related Museums in Southern California

Air Force Flight Test Center Museum
405 S Rosamond Blvd, Edwards AFB, CA 93524, (661) 277-8050

American Military Museum
1918 Rosemead Blvd, South El Monte, CA 91733, (626) 442-1776

Amphibian Vehicle Museum
Marine Corps Base, Bldg 1160, Joint Public Affairs Office, Camp Pendleton, CA 92055, (619) 725-5566

Bob Hope Patriotic Hall
1816 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, (213) 253-2677

China Lake Weapons Exhibit Center
Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, CA, (760) 939-3105

Drum Barracks Civil War Museum
1052 Banning Blvd, Wilmington, CA 90744, (310) 548-7509

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
4203 Anderson Ave, San Diego, CA 92145, (858) 693-1723

Fort Irwin Museum
Building #222 1st St, Fort Irwin, CA 92310, (760) 380-6607

Fort MacArthur Museum
3601 S Gaffey St, San Pedro, CA 90731, (310) 548-2631

General Patton Memorial Museum
2 Chiriaco Rd, Chiriaco Summit, CA 92201, (760) 227-3483

Gillespie Air Museum - Warbirds West
1725 N Marshall Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020, La Mesa, CA 91942, (619) 938 4904

Lyon Air Museum
19300 Ike Jones Rd, Santa Ana, CA 92707, (714) 210-4585

Los Angeles Maritime Museum
Berth 84 Foot of 6th St, San Pedro, CA 90731, (310) 548-7618

March Field Air Museum
22550 Van Buren Blvd, Riverside, CA 92518, (951) 902-5949

Marine Corps Mechanized Museum
Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, CA 92055, (760) 725-5758

Marine Corps Recruit Depot Museum
1600 Henderson Ave, Day Hall, Bldg 26, San Diego, CA 92140, (619) 524-6719

Maritime Museum of San Diego
1492 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, (619) 234-9153

Palm Springs Air Museum
745 N Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262, (760) 778-6262

Planes of Fame Air Museum
7000 Merrill Ave #17, Chino, CA 91710, (909) 597-3722

San Diego Air & Space Museum
2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101, (619) 234-8291

SS Lane Victory Museum
3600 Miner St, San Pedro, CA 90733, (310) 519-9545

USS Iowa Battleship Museum
250 S Harbor Blvd Berth 87, Los Angeles, CA 90731, (877) 446-9261

USS Midway Museum
910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, (619) 544-9600

Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
2115 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, (619) 239-2300

Western Museum of Flight
3315 Airport Dr Red Baron #3, Torrance, CA 90505, (310) 326-9544

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Sites of Interest - Military Surplus Stores in Southern California


Major Surplus & Survival

435 W Alondra Blvd, Gardena, CA 90248, (310) 324-8855 [MAP]

AA Surplus Sales
2940 E Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90023, (323) 526-3622

All American Military Surplus
10555 Beach Blvd, Stanton, CA 90680, (714) 220-0555

All American Military Surplus
2584 Fender Ave Ste D, Fullerton, CA 92831, (714) 871-3210

Army & Air Force Exchange Services
4340 Yorktown Ave Bldg.27, Los Alamitos, CA 90720, (562) 430-1076

Army & Navy Outdoor Supply
3828 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, (323) 662-2945

Broadway Army Store
217 W 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, (213) 617-8495

Florence Army Navy
333 E Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90003, (323) 753-5478

Doughboys Surplus
9826 Artesia Blvd, Bellflower, CA 90706, (562) 867-2063

Major Surplus & Survival
435 W Alondra Blvd, Gardena, CA 90248, (310) 324-8855

Military Surplus
4646 E Washington Blvd, Commerce, CA 90040

M&I Surplus
2090 N Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91767, (909) 596-1924

Orange Army Navy Store
131 S Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866, (714) 639-7910

Oxman's Surplus
14128 Rosecrans Ave, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670, (562) 921-1106

4638 E Washington Blvd, Commerce, CA 90040, (213) 742-0020

South Coast Army & Navy Sales
6100 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663, (949) 646-7588

Surplus Two Way Radios
1512 S Grand Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705, (714) 662-7433

THE HQ Army-Navy Store
2032 Town Center Dr, Montebello, CA 90640, (323) 727-9852

The Surplus Guy
321 W 6th St, San Pedro, CA 90731, (310) 514-1800

The Surplus Store
10341 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034, (310) 841-0289

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