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Welcome to the DAV Department of Ohio's Links page. Here you will find our favorite links to the military branches, veterans sites, medical and legal resources, plus sites we just find handy to know about. We also provide a select list of sites helpful for designing your own home page or site on the World Wide Web.


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Veterans Organizations

DAV Headquarters
Disabled American Veterans National Headquarters (also available by clicking on the logo at the top of each page). All of the latest news about important issues of concern to veterans.

Chapter 15, Hamilton, Ohio
DAV Chapter 15, Hamilton, OH

Chapter 21, Mansfield, Ohio

Chapter 49, Elyria Ohio
DAV Chapter 49, P.O. Box 37, Elyria, OH 44036

Chapter 108, Lakewood Ohio
John N. Nemeth Memorial Chapter 108, Lakewood, OH.

Ohio Governor's Office of Veterans Affairs
Web site for the Ohio Governor's Office of Veterans Affairs, located at the state capitol in Columbus.

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Veterans Bureau
Web site for the ODJFS Veterans section, with veterans employment representatives located around the state and other valuable and useful info.

Ohio Veterans Home
Information about the Ohio Veterans Home located in Sandusky, Ohio.

VETS
Comprehensive source of veteran-related information, including benefits, news, and reunions. Well indexed and easy to search with lots of links to other vet sites.

Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve
Web site for the ESGR organization who assists active duty and veterans with employer issues and returning to work following military service.

Department of Labor, Veterans Employment and Training
Web site for the DOL-VETS with veterans employment and training material and other valuable and useful info.

National Veterans Organization Site run by the National Veterans Organization, Inc., which contains a veterans news service, and has many links of interest to veterans.

GovBenefits
A site that provides government benefit information to citizens to help them determine their potential eligibility. This site consolidates information about hundreds of federal assistance programs.

The Virtual Wall
A digital, interactive legacy memorializing the men and women who gave their lives in Vietnam.


The Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Wall Page

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Medical Resources

Ohio VISN 10 Health Facilities
Check Ohio VA Health Care Centers.

VA Health Care Enrollment
Check VA Health Care Program, Benefits and Enrollment.

InteliHealth
Medical site of John Hopkins University of Medicine. Maintains a 2 million page health library online, easily accessed by keyword search. Also has links to Medline and MDX Journal, and USP pharmaceutical database. The medical school health newsletter is available in email format upon request.

Center for Disease Control
The Center for Disease Control site, with many links to other medical sites. Large database of information on diseases, injuries, and disabilities.

National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine, maintained in cooperation with the National Institute of Health. Many health-related links and retrievable documents.

The Merck Manual
Online version of The Merck Manual, complete with extensive tables. A definitive source of information about illness and diseases.

Health Touch
Information about diseases, health, wellness and illness, including a resource guide to organizations and government agencies. The site includes an online
drug search program for prescription and OTC drugs.

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Legal Research Resources

FedWorld
Fedworld contains links to every federal government web site.

Department of Veterans Affairs
Current VA news releases and searchable database of regulations and directives. Many links to other government sites, VA regional offices, and veterans organizations.

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Senate

These sites contain information about congressional committees, legislation, and members of congress. Searchable U.S. Code and Code of Federal Regulations, plus links to other law and regulatory sites. Also see specific information about how to send email to your congressman or senator on the Legislative page.

Thomas
This is the definitive site for legislative matters. Thomas, named after Thomas Jefferson, and maintained by the Library of Congress, allows researchers to analyze pending legislation and voting records on bills. Provides the status of all bills pending in congress, committee reports, text of the congressional record, hearing transcripts, congressional schedules, and much more.

Library of Congress
Library of Congress home page, with links to other congressional sites. Contains the National Digital Library, library reading rooms, and other library services.

National Personnel Records Center
Site of the official repository of military personnel records. Contains links to many sites of value in researching military personnel and unit records.

Social Security Administration
Useful for gaining access to information about Social Security benefits.

Department of Labor
Information about labor law, employment, trends, veterans preference, etc.

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Miscellaneous Useful Sites

The sites listed here were chosen primarily because of their usefulness for travel or relocation. Military folks relocate a lot, and active members of veterans groups travel to numerous events, meetings and conventions. These sites will be of great assistance to fellow "road warriors!" Most cities have web sites now, so entering the city name as a keyword search in your browser will usually find the official site of the municipality in question. This can be a useful way to "visit" the city in advance and obtain information. Information about specific cities is also available by visiting City Net.

800 numbers for State of Ohio agencies
Site contains toll free numbers to many State of Ohio departments and agencies

Renew vehicle plates on-line
Link to Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles to renew license plates on-line.

Rent Network
The most visited apartment site on the web, with a database of more than a million apartments in 50 states and Canada. Listing updates can be requested by email. Specify a price range and amenities list, and the service will send you the details.

Travelocity
This site's "low fare search engine" is an exclusive, searching for the three lowest airfares available for your destination. In addition to finding deals among 700 airlines, 34,000 hotels and 50 car rental companies, when you find a price you like you can do the booking online.

Intellicast Weather
A superb weather site with clickable maps to get specific radar and satellite information. An excellent resource for determining travel forecasts.

Big Book Business Phone Book
Comprehensive collection of information about 11 million U.S. businesses. Lets you find specific services anywhere in the country, with nationwide street maps, third-party reviews, and customer ratings of businesses. A personal phone book can also be structured for easy access to numbers you frequently call.

Map Quest
Online mapping and routing, directions, and yellow page listings. Provides detailed point-to-point driving directions, including small maps for every turn to make along the route of your journey.

Switchboard
Similar in function to Big Book, but focusing on phone information. The site maintains 106 million residential listings and 11 million business listings.

U.S. Flag Folding
This site shows the proper way of folding the U.S. Flag as well as the meaning of each fold

POW/MIA website

Veterans website

Matt Maupin

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Military Sites

Defense Link
The Department of Defense main link to all branches of the military services, the office of the Defense Secretary, the Joint Chiefs, the Reserves, and defense theatres of command nationwide. This is a good place to start if researching defense-related topics.

American War Library
America's largest military/veteran registry and locator database. Included are thousands of pages of data, statistics, documentation and files on all of America's military missions.

Click on these seals to access the indicated military branch or VA...

US Air Force US Army US Coast Guard
US Marine Corps US Navy Veterans Affairs

Logos and Seals Courtesy of the respective branches

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HTML and Web Design Sites

W3 Consortium
The World Wide Web Consortium, the organization that tests and establishes the standards and specifications for HTML and the World Wide Web. The site has helpful tools and information useful to HTML authors.

HTML Goodies
A great site for the novice web author, complete with online lessons and examples. The site author is Joe Burns, a university professor who teaches courses about the internet and web site design.

Java Goodies
Another site by Joe Burns, focusing on use of Javascript in web page design. Includes lots of examples of javascript that can be copy and pasted into your page. The multi-site search engine at the top of this page is an example of the quality scripts available at this site.

Web Design Group
A site maintained by the Web Design Group to provide web authoring reference material, tips, and to answer frequently asked questions.

HTML Writers Guild
The world's largest organization of web authors, providing resources, support, and education for web authors of all skill levels.

Graphics, Design Tools, and Utilities: There are lots of sites which offer free graphics, buttons, wallpaper, and design tools for web authors. Click on any of the sites below to visit some of our favorite resources...

| Animated Gif Graphics | Art Today | Big Nose Bird |
| Free Fotos | Icon Bazaar | Media Builder | Really Big |


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