Links for Veterans

Lebanon Veterans' Organizations

American Legion
Brown-Dolson Post 113

1020 Hendricks Dr
Lebanon, IN 46052

Boone County Service Officer
Mike Spidel
220 W Washington Street Room 101
Lebanon, IN 46052

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post #910

318 W Main St
Lebanon, IN 46052

Other Boone County
Veterans' Organizations

American Legion
Donald E. Pipes Post 410

5 Linville Ave.
Whitestown, IN 46075

American Legion
Francis Neidlinger Post 79

9950 E 600 S
Zionsville, IN 46077-8619

American Legion
Leonard Krawsczyk Post 218

3554 N 900 W
Thorntown, IN 46071

American Legion
Nicely-Brindel Post 201

103 N Main St
Advance, IN 46102

American Legion Post 395
834 E Main St
Jamestown, IN 46147

Veterans' Information at the Heritage Center (Lebanon Public Library)

The Heritage Center is proud to support veterans and offers a variety of methods for researching military service.

Materials for Veterans and Military Families


Adult Non-Fiction


1001 Things to Love about Military Life
by Tara Crooks, Starlett Henderson, Kathie Hightower, Holly Scherer

Life After the Military; a Handbook for Transitioning Veterans [1001-things-to-love] 
by Janelle Hill, Cheryl Lawhorne and Don Philpott

Love You More Than You Know
by Janie Reinart and Mary Anne Mayer

The Military Marriage Manual tactics for successful relationships 
by Janelle Hill, Cheryl Lawhorne & Don Philpott

Once A Warrior Always A Warrior, Navigating the Transition from Combat to Home including Combat Stress, PTSD, and mTBI 
by Charles W. Hoge, MD, Colonel, US Army (Ret.)

Souls Under Seige: The Effects of Multiple Troop Deployments—and How to Weather the Storm 
by Dr. Bridget C. Cantrell

Task Force PATRIOT and the end of Combat Operations in Iraq
by Pat Proctor

The Wounded Warrior Handbook A Resource Guide For Returning Veterans 2nd edition
by Don Philpott Janelle Hill

Young Adult Non-Fiction

Finding My Way, A Teen's Guide to Living with a Parent Who has Experienced Trauma
by Michelle D. Sherman, Ph.D. and DeAnne M. Sherman


My Hero: Military Kids Write About Their Moms and Dads (Edited)
by Allen Appel and Mike Rothmiller; Foreword by General H. Norman Schwarzkopf

That's my Hope
by Lil Ingram and Marlene Lee

DVDs: (All DVD's can be found in the Audio/Visual Department)

Military Youth Coping with Separation: When Family Members DeployYoung Children on the Homefront - Family Stories, Family Strengths Operation Military Kids: Military Families in Your Own Backyard

Online Resources for  Veterans and  Military Families:

American Red Cross

Blue Star Mothers of America

Camouflage Kids

The College Guide for Service members and Veterans

Courage To Care For Me: Provides fact sheets on timely health topics relevant to military life developed by military health experts at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

Guide to Understanding ROTC Programs

Housing and Mortgages for Veterans Helps veterans and active military understand the benefits of, types of, and eligibility requirements for VA Loans.

Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation

Military Child Education Coalition: Helps military children cope with being transferred from school to school around the world.
Military OneSource: Offers help with parenting and child care, education, relocation, financial and legal concerns, and everyday issues.

Our Military Kids

Parents as Teachers: Heroes at Home: Offers parents education and family support for young military families.

Total Path To Military Financial Planning

United Service Organizations (USO)

VA Kids

Zero to Three's Military Projects: Provides free information for military families with children who may be experiencing seperation, trauma, grief or loss.

Valuable Links for Researchers

American Profile: Saluting America's Veterans: This site collects written stories of veterans and their experiences.

Honor Flight Network: This organization arranges free flights and tours for terminally ill and WWII veterans to the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C..

Honor the Fallen: Produced by the Military Times, this website honors and acknowledges all those who have died in the line of service in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. National Cemeteries Listing: Listing of national cemeteries in which veterans have been buried.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Burials and Memorials: Official site for determining available benefits, burial and memorials sites, and other military honors for veterans who have passed.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Gravesite Locator: Database which provides information for locating the gravesite of fallen veterans.