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Michael Yon Online
This unique online magazine includes photographs taken by its author, who is a former Green Beret and is now a reporter in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Some Soldiers Mom
Written by Carla Lois, this military blog weighs in on issues that important to military families and shares personal reflections about war.

General Sites

Air Force
Official U.S. Air Force site.
Air University Library
Searchable site for information on military books and magazines.
American Battle Monuments Commission
Listing of those interred at the American military cemeteries overseas and those Missing in Action from World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
Official U.S. Army site.
Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) – U.S. Department of Defense
Base reorganization and closure reports.
Coast Guard
Official U.S. Coast Guard site.
Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission
Material related to the commission's final deliberations and decisions, a forum for the public to share thoughts and concerns with the Commission, and links to related Federal Register notices and Public Laws.
Defense Technical Information Center
Access for the U.S. Department of Defense and government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information listed in the technical reports collection since December 1974. Registration required to order documents.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Official Veterans Affairs site, with information on benefits and other services to veterans.
Department of Veterans Affairs – Facilities Locator & Directory
Browse this directory of VA facilities by geographic location and facility type.
Hamilton County Military Discharges
Search this site for military discharge records online with the Hamilton County Recorder’s office.
Iraq Coalition Casualty Count
Statistics about fatalities for military personnel, journalists, contractors, and Iraqis. Includes explanation of methodology and links to sources of information.
Marine Corps
Official U.S. Marine Corps site.
Military Casualty Information
Department of Defense statistics on casualties from the Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, and more current conflicts.
Military History
DefeseLINK gateway to prominent military history websites. Includes all branches of the U.S. Military and National Archives links.
Military Law & Legal Links – Air War College
Find Uniform Code of Military Justice, USA Patriot Act, Manual for Courts-Martial, military law publications, and other types of military legal assistance.
National Archives and Records Administration
National archives for government documents, including military publications and records. Use the Genealogy Military Records section to research military service records.
National Personnel Records Center
Information for those seeking information regarding military personnel, health and medical records stored at NPRC.
National WW II Memorial Registry
Search for the names of those buried in American Battle Monuments Commission overseas cemeteries, National Archives & Records Administration “Killed in Service” rosters, those honored by public enrollment in the Registry, etc.
Official U.S. Navy site.
Ohio Veterans Bonus Program
Website to apply for the Ohio Veterans Bonus from the Ohio Department of Veterans Services. Applicants can get assistance at any Ohio County Veterans Service Office. Provides bonus facts and eligibility requirements.
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Works to maximize the quality of life for its members and all people with SCI/D as a leading advocate for health care, SCI/D research and education, veterans’ benefits and rights, accessibility and the removal of architectural barriers, sports programs, and disability rights.
Project on Government Secrecy
This website tracks developments in secrecy, security, and intelligence policies. From the Federation of American Scientists.
Selective Service System
Information on selective service registration.
United States Department of Defense - News
Provides news, news releases, and military information with links to all branches of service.