The federal government offers assistance through The Forever GI Bill, also known as the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017. This revised version of the GI Bill aims to develop and strengthen education benefits for veterans, current servicemembers, families, and survivors.
The Honor Guard at the Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery provides every veteran military honors when they are laid to rest at the state-run cemetery in Institute.
In, 2019, more than 37,000 veterans experienced homelessness. The West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance is committed to providing veterans with different resources to combat this issue.
The decision to leave the military, whether at the end of an enlistment or completion of a career, is often accompanied by feelings of uncertainty and doubt. However, there are a wealth of resources available to make that transition a little bit easier.