The American Legion is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization with great political influence perpetuated by its grass-roots involvement in the legislation process from local districts to Capitol Hill. Legionnaires' sense of obligation to community, state and nation drives an honest advocacy for veterans in Washington. The Legion stands behind the issues most important to the nation's veteran's community, backed by resolutions passed by volunteer leadership.
The VFW is a non-profit organization whose goal is to foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. Who also serve our veterans, the military, and our communities and advocate on behalf of all veterans and ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country
The San Joaquin Veterans Service Office was established by the Board of Supervisors in 1944. In an Advocacy Role, the Appointed Veterans Service Officer shall assist every peace or war-time veteran, and the dependents of every deceased veteran in presenting and pursuing any claim the veteran may have against the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and in establishing the veteran's right to and privilege, preference, care or compensation provided by the laws of the United States or the State of California.
Department of Veteran Affairs
Providing California veterans and their families with aid and assistance in presenting their claims for veterans' benefits under the laws of the United States; to provide them with beneficial opportunities through direct low-cost loans to acquire farms and homes; and to provide the state's aged or disabled veterans with rehabilitative, residential, and medical care and services in a home-like environment at the California Veterans Homes.