Honoring Our Veterans: Telling Their Story In Pictures

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alwaysrememberThe Fauquier County Public Library is once again seeking photos for our annual “Honoring Our Veterans” display. Photos will be accepted during the month of October and will be on display at each library location November 2 – November 25. Photos can also be viewed on our flickr page.

How to Submit Your Photos

Bring a scanned copy of the photo to any library location. Library staff are also able to scan original photos at your request.
Photos may also be submitted via email.
Include: the veteran’s name, year and location if known and the relationship and name of the person submitting the photo.
If you submitted a photo from a previous year, we will automatically include that photo in this year’s display.

If you have questions, or need more information, call (540) 422-8500 ext. 6862.

Resources for Veterans and Their families

What Every Veteran Should Know 2015 edition:Veterans Information Service.

The Veteran’s PTSD Handbook: How to File and Collect on Claims for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by John D. Roche.

Hidden Battles on Unseen Fronts: Stories of American Soldiers with Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD by Patricia P. Driscoll and Celia Straus for the Armed Forces Foundation.

Life after the Military: A Handbook for Transitioning Veterans by Janelle Hill, Cheryl Lawhorne, and Don Philpott.

150 Best Jobs for the Military-to-Civilian Transition by Laurence Shatkin.

After the War Zone: A Practical Guide for Returning Troops and Their Families by Laure B. Slone and Matthew J. Friedman

Coming Back Together: A Guide to Successful Reintegration after Your Partner Returns from Military Deployment by Steven L. Sayers, PhD.

Online Resources

The US Department of Veterans Affairs is a great place to begin when searching for veterans resources. Their site contains a listing of Veterans Service Organizations and a listing of Veterans Affairs Offices by state. The Department of Veterans Affairs can answer questions about jobs, benefits, and other topics.

The Virginia Department of Veterans Services is another reliable resource for veterans. You can find a listing of their many office locations right on the home page of their website. Additionally, this department offers information on care centers, education, and the Wounded Warriors program, among other topics.

By visiting Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s webpage, you can find a listing of additional veterans resources in Virginia, including mental health resources and free or reduced cost legal assistance.

∼ Amanda and Jody, Adult Reference, Warrenton central library

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