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Federal Resources

What is VET TEC?

This innovative new pilot program pairs eligible Veterans with market-leading Training Providers offering the high-tech training and skills development sought by employers. You will have your classes and training paid for by VA and will receive a monthly housing stipend during your training


If you are a veteran with active-duty service, be sure to enroll in VA Healthcare. It is minimal to no cost and meets the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. Contact our VA representative with any questions or concerns:

Contact Information:
Bradley A. Foss
OEF/OIF/OND Rural Care Coordinator


VA Health Care

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Military OneSource is a one stop shop for numerous resources of interest to veterans.

PTSD: National Center for PTSD is the world's leading research and educational center of excellence on PTSD and traumatic stress.

With a focused mission on empowering student veterans, Student Veterans of America (SVA) is committed to providing an educational experience that goes beyond the classroom. Through a dedicated network of more than 1,500 on-campus chapters in all 50 states and 4 countries representing more than 750,000 student veterans, SVA aims to inspire yesterday’s warriors by connecting student veterans with a community of like-minded chapter leaders. Every day these passionate leaders work to provide the necessary resources, network support, and advocacy to ensure student veterans can effectively connect, expand their skills, and ultimately achieve their greatest potential.




State Resources

Main Contact Information

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
2135 Rimrock Road
PO Box 7843
Madison, WI 53707-7843
1-800-WIS-VETS (947-8387)

Military and Veteran Resource Center

Customer Service for Veterans and Families

Online Support Services
Phone: 1 (888)-LinkVet (546-5838) 
International: 1 (651) 556-8456
TTY: 1 (800) 627-3529

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., CST 
Sat: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., CST 
Sun: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., CST 
Closed Holidays

WIARNG Education Office

Education Service Officer

Federal Tuition Assistance Advisor

GI Bill Manager



Other Resources

Troops to Teachers assist transitioning Service members and veterans in beginning new careers as K-12 school teachers in public, charter, and Bureau of Indian Affairs schools.

UWRF Army ROTC help educate, train, and inspire cadets so that each graduate is committed to the Warrior Ethos and the United States Army Vales; prepared for leadership as a commissioned officer in the United States Army; and dedicated to a lifetime of selfless service to the nation.

For more information:



Vet Helpline






Requested Items from Deployed Troops

A list of requested items and postal service restrictions follows:


  • Beef Jerky/Slim Jims
  • Kool Aid Mix
  • Instant Coffee
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Crystal Light Mix 
  • Cereal
  • Cookies 
  • Ramen Noodles 
  • Dried Fruit 
  • Canned fruit
  • Protein Bars
  • Gum
  • Pudding Cups
  • Hard Candy 
  • Crackers
  • Microwave Popcorn
  • Instant Oatmeal
  • Trail Mixes/Nuts
  • Peanut Butter
  • Breath Mints
  • Sunflower seeds

Personal Hygiene/Care:

  • Cough Drops
  • Disposable Razors
  •  Q-tips
  •  Body Wash
  •  Shampoo/Conditioner
  •  Antibiotic Cream
  •  Deodorant
  •  Nail Clippers/Clear Polish
  •  Chap Stik
  •  Shave cream/Gel
  •  Feminine Hygiene Products
  •  Advil/Tylenol
  •  Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  •  Hand Sanitizer*


  • Magazines*
  • Books*
  • Card Games
  • Greeting Cards to Send Home
  • Word Puzzle Books


  • Air Fresheners
  • Kleenex
  • Cotton Balls
  • Hand/Feet Warmers
  • Flashlights*

*Please Note: 

Any item donated must comply with the US Postal Services Mailing Restrictions and/or considerations:

General Restrictions


Contact Us


Veteran Services
283 Rodli Hall
Phone: 715-425-3529
Fax: 715-425-0708 

Monday-Friday 7:45-4:30