Veterans Affairs

To commemorate Veterans Day, Alexandria Library has provided a guide to print and digital resources for and about veterans. 

Field Tested: Recruiting, Managing, and Retaining Veterans    Military to Federal Career Guide    Life After the Military: A Handbook for Transitioning Veterans    Resumes for Former Military Personnel    Military to Civilian Career Transition Guide

Out of Uniform: Your Guide to a Successful Military to Civilian Career Transition    United States Army: The Definitive Illustrated History    Semper Fi    The U.S. Navy: A History    The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life that Follows

Catalog Topics

Air Force Military
Army Navy
Coast Guard Veteran(s)


Military and Intelligence Database collection

This collection of content from over 400 journals covers all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key subjects covered include: socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more.

War and Terrorism Collection

A definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, social science.


Online Journals

83 online journals found in Law, Politics & Government: Military & Naval Science: Military Science - General


Veterans Day Ceremony
The Veterans Day National Ceremony is held each year on November 11th at Arlington National Cemetery . The ceremony commences precisely at 11:00 a.m. with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns and continues inside the Memorial Amphitheater with a parade of colors by veterans' organizations and remarks from dignitaries. The ceremony is intended to honor and thank all who served in the United States Armed Forces. Veterans Day
Several resources about Veterans day.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs mission is to fulfill President Lincoln's promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.

Virginia Department of Veterans Services
Virginia DVS offers a range of services for veterans and their family members—everything from assistance with filing for claims to certifying educational programs.

Veteran Curation Program
Paid peer-to-peer job training for veterans in Old Town Alexandria.

Virginia Employment Commission Veterans Represenatives
A list of Representatives to Veterans from the Virginia Employment Commission.


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