I start­ed a new project to help vet­er­ans find some infor­ma­tion, pro­grams, and forms that I either could not find on my own or had to seek out over the years. Sad­ly, the infor­ma­tion I am using is not direct­ly from the VA, but pro­vid­ed by some­one who is asso­ci­at­ed with the Depart­ment of Vet­er­ans Affairs. Not quite as good, I know, but the infor­ma­tion still seems to suit my pur­pose.

This project is slow going, and I could use a hand with it. If any­one can help and has a lit­tle time to devote to it. The code for the project is host­ed on GitHub, and is open to browse and con­tribute to if you so choose. It may not be help­ing those who serve right now, but I hope it will help those who have served. As a vet­er­an, I know first-hand that get­ting infor­ma­tion is not the eas­i­est thing to do on sub­jects that will ben­e­fit you.

My hope is that this project will make it less stress­ful and much sim­pler to find the things that will make your life post-mil­i­tary. This is part­ly self­ish, as I feel bet­ter doing good things for oth­er peo­ple, and part­ly altru­is­tic, as I like doing  good things for oth­er peo­ple. I have also been in those shoes, and would have loved a help­ing hand. So I hope to be that hand for oth­ers.

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