Recently Discharged From The Military? What's Next?
4 Steps To Be On Your Way To Receiving Everything You've Earned
Secure your discharge certificate (DD Form 214) Click hereto contact the National Archives to obtain a copy of your discharge
Enroll in VA health care within your first 12 months from separation.
-Visiting the closest VA facility & Veteran Service Center
-Fill out the form (10 10 EZ)
Visit your nearest New York State Veterans Counselor or County Veteran Service Agency.* Before visiting, gather as much information as possible, including, but not limited to:
- DD 214
- Medical Records
- Bank Account Information
- Dependent Information
If you need help obtaining your DD Form 214, call us at 1-888-838-7697. We can help you create your "veterans' portfolio" of essential documents for safekeeping.
*To locate veterans counselor visit
or Call 1-888-838-7697
Are you a veteran looking to go back to school? You may be eligible for a variety of educational benefits.
Are you a veteran looking for a job? We can give you the resources to find one.