A Few Tips to Help You Find the Information You’re Looking for on the
How to Use this Site
Visit our “How to Use this Site” section for an overview of different ways you can get to the information you need.
Information in Your State
Looking for programs, services and other resources closer to home? Visit the NRD’s “Information by State” section. Choose your state, and then pick a subject area from the center of the page, for example, employment, health, housing, etc.
Search & Advanced Search
Use the NRD’s search located in the upper left corner of every page of the site, right below the National Resource Directory banner. Type in a word or phrase that describes what you are looking for information about, for example, job training, GI Bill, PTSD, etc. To the right of the search box you can also type in your zipcode or location, and then click the search button, to get information near you. If you get too many search results, you can narrow your results by changing the Search Options on the left.
Information by Topic
Choose one of the ten topics listed under “Information by Topic” on the left side of every page, for example, Benefits & Compensation, Employment, Health, etc. After you land on that page, browse through the topic folders under each section.
Visit the NRD’s Site Map for an overview of how all the information on the site is organized, with quick links that take you right to each section.
Finding Medical Facilities & Military Records
If you’re looking for information about how to request your military service records, locating VA medical centers, or finding housing, visit the NRD’s Facility and Records Locator.
Frequently Asked Questions
Check out our “Frequently Asked Questions” section for answers to common questions people ask about:
The Information on the NRD is updated every day, so each time you visit you’ll find new resources on everything from DoD disability compensation, to job listings and career exploration tools, to caring for an injured Service Member or Veteran.