Websites of interest to veterans

GI Bill comparison tool & other info.
Yellow Ribbon Program info. for the State of Kansas
Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs (KANVET)
Lawrence Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC)
Leavenworth: Munson Army Medical Center
Leavenworth: Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center
Topeka: Colmery O’Neill VA Medical Center"
Women Veterans Healthcare
VFW Post 852 - Lawrence
Air Force Association
American Legion
American Ex-Prisoners of War Service Foundation
American GI Forum
American Gold Star Mothers
Army and Navy Union,USA
Blinded Veterans Association
Blue Star Mothers of America
Congressional Medal of Honor Society
Catholic War Veterans, USA
Cold War Veterans Association
Disabled American Veterans
Fleet Reserve Association
Gold Star Wives of America
Hidden Heroes: America's Military Caregivers
Jewish War Veterans
Korean War Veterans Association
Legion of Valor of the United States of America
Maritime Service Veterans
Military Chaplains Association of the USA
Military Officers Association of the USA
Military Order of the Purple Heart
Military Order of the World Wars
Navy Club of the U.S.A.
Navy Seabee Veterans of America
Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA)
Operation Homefront
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Pearl Harbor Survivors Association
Polish Legion of American Veterans, USA 
Team Red, White & Blue (Team RWB)
The Retired Enlisted Association
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Vietnam Veterans of America
Veterans of the Vietnam War
Women in Military Service for America Memorial
Women’s Army Corps Veterans Association
CNA Career info.


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Basetrack (multimedia event)

Basetrack draws on the power of soldiers’ stories to examine the experience of those who served in Afghanistan during America’s longest war. This multimedia theatrical production uses live music, journalism and technology to spark a conversation about war. 

Wednesday, October 15, 7:30 p.m. at the Lied Center

Combat Veterans Courts: Leave no Veteran Behind (Seminar)

Examines the national and local responses to the plight of veterans within the criminal justice system. Lecturer: Melissa Fitzgerald, Senior Director Justice for Vets & widely-recognized actress on “West Wing”

Tuesday, Oct. 21 | 7:00 p.m. Woodruff Auditorium
Free to public - reception following program. For more information click here.

War Termination:  Vietnam, Iraq & Afghanistan (Seminar)

Join four leading historians as they compare and contrast conflict resolution in Vietnam War and the Post-9/11 wars of Iraq and Afghanistan.

LtGen Paul Van Riper, USMC (Ret), Dr. Ted Wilson, Dr. James Wilbanks, and Dr. Jack Kem

Wednesday, October 22 | 2014 Dole Institute of Politics
Free to public - reception following program. For more information click here

Foreign Area Officer (FAO) video

Foreign Area Officer Program (FAO)

The University of Kansas has been educating U.S. Foreign Area Officers for more than 50 years. The interdisciplinary MA program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at KU is one of the longest established in the nation, having trained more than 60 Foreign Area Officers since 1990. Learn more...


KU ranks 9th in the Military Times’ 2013 Best for Vets survey
$240 million in research expenditures
48 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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Pharmacy school No. 2 nationally for NIH funding
Hall Center receives 3rd NEH challenge grant to support humanities research collaboration
Regional leader in technology commercialization
12 graduate programs rank in top 10 nationally among public universities.
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Driving discovery, innovation, entrepreneurship
Home to 15 major research centers & state surveys
1st in nation for its special education master’s and doctorate programs.
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