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This guide provides resources, both print and on-line, for military veterans and their families, including benefits, employment, health, and more. Browse the resources below or check your Delaware Public Library shelves in the following areas: 362, 331,

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DELAWARE RESOURCES

DEERS
Defence Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System

Keep Your DEERS Information Up to Date

DEERS is a database of active duty and retired service members, their family members, and others who are eligible for TRICARE. Keeping your DEERS record updated is key getting timely, effective TRICARE benefits DEERS supports benefit delivery including medical, dental, educational, and life insurance. DEERS is also responsible for producing DoD ID Cards. There are several options for updating and verifying DEERS information:

Online: mailconnect.dmdc.osd.mil

Phone:1(800)538-9552 | Fax: 1(800)336-4416

Mail updates to:
Defense Manpower Data Center Support Center, Attention: COA
400 Road, Seaside CA 93955-6771

WHAT IS DFAS?

DFAS (Defense Finance and Accounting Service) pays all DoD military and civilian personnel, retirees and annuitants, as well as major DoD contractors and vendors.

ARMED FORCES DAY
Saturday, May 16, 2020


MEMORIAL DAY
Monday, May 25, 2020


PATRIOT DAY
Friday, September 11, 2020


NOVEMBER IS
MILITARY FAMILY MONTH

While our families may not wear the uniform, they too serve with honor & we are grateful.


VETERANS DAY
Wednesday, November 11, 2020


NATIONAL WREATHS
ACROSS AMERICA DAY

Saturday, December 19, 2020


DELAWARE AUTHORS


GOVERNOR MARKELL'S
WEEKLY MESSAGE


In his weekly message, Governor Markell discusses a statewide effort to end homelessness among veterans in Delaware by the end of 2015.

VETERANS OUTREACH
MINISTRIES MAGAZINE


The VOM Magazine is a collaborative effort from local Veterans, business owners, professionals, non-profits, and charities. In this magazine (representing information from the New Castle, Delaware, and Cecil County, Maryland areas), the aim is to present helpful information as a resource for Veterans who are seeking faith, employment, health, and lifestyle advice and direction.

Subscribe, contribute, or advertise at: veteransoutreachministries.org

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Read more on the topics of military history, current events, overseas deployments, PTSD, veterans affairs, and more without leaving your computer.