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Outside Resources

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Get the latest information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Veterans Crisis Line - 1.800.273.8255 and PRESS 1 - You're never alone.
  • After Action Network - AAN is a non-profit community engagement platform for veterans. Thier mission is to connect you the veteran with fun activities, classes, workshops or other opportunities in your local community.
  • VA Public Health - See what the VA is doing in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Military.com - Military.com is staying up-to-date with the latest coronavirus changes and resources available from Defense Department officials.
  • U.S. Department of Defense - The Defense Department is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services and State Department to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. 
Military Veteran Personal Development

You entered the military as a civilian and left a veteran. The following Personal Development self-study guides and Quick Reference Cards will assist in your transition back to civilian life. The first step is to spend some time developing or updating your resume. Your resume offers you a chance to market your skills, abilities, accomplishments and experience. A good resume defines your qualifications as a job candidate and provides the hiring manager with a favorable first impression of you. You’ll explore information about the four different types of interviews and how to prepare for each. Get tips on dressing for success and how to put your best self forward during networking opportunities. Let’s get started.

Select a Personal Development Self-Study Guide to begin:

The following Quick Reference Cards provide additional information to support your job search and should be utilized in tandem with the above education materials:

If you know a vet in crisis, convince them to call the veteran crisis line. The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their loved ones with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For free, confidential support call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255.

One phone call can be the difference in the life of a Veteran who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Make the Call to 877-4AID-VET (424-3838) to be connected 24/7 with VA's services to overcome or prevent homelessness for yourself or a Veteran you know. 

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Center for Military Veterans, Service Members and Families
3503 Morningside Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Hattiesburg Campus

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Email
VAFREEMississippi

Phone
601.264.4629

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Hardy Hall 235
730 East Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, MS 39560

Gulf Park Campus

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Email
VAFREEMississippi

Phone
228.214.3244