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This podcast is for anyone interested in Veteran-centric topics. Veterans have dedicated their lives to serving our country, so now it is our turn to serve them as they transition back into their civilian lives. One thing that has been discovered is that there is a lack of knowledge on the availability of resources and how to properly navigate the system upon exiting military service. This podcast's purpose is to help fill this gap of knowledge and guide veterans to the resources and information that they so deserve.

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Mesothelioma Hope

At Mesothelioma Hope, free resources are offered and are reviewed by certified oncologists to provide detailed information about mesothelioma and its impact on veterans. 1 out of 3 mesothelioma patients are veterans so their mission is to raise awareness about this cancer and other asbestos-related diseases. Please visit and the following sites for more information:

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Being a Veteran isn't easy!

You don't have to do it alone.


As Veterans, we must navigate many issues, obstacles, and just challenges when we get out of the military and transition back into civilian life. So it would be nice to be able to have a place, or someone, to whom we can ask questions or for advice to help guide us through these challenges. So how does this service work, you ask? Well, it is a membership-type service. There are two membership levels: BASIC (advice only) and EXPERT (advice with resources). You pay a nominal monthly fee and get advice back within 24-48 hours by email. There are additional benefits to membership, like future content that will be released throughout the year, like articles, resources, and interesting information. If this sounds like something you are interested in, please click the link below and join us in this new adventure.


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Nevada Department of Veterans Services Headquarters – Reno (775) 688-1653  

6630 S. McCarran Blvd. Building C, Suite 204, Reno, NV 89509


Nevada Department of Veterans Services – Las Vegas (702) 486-3830
Grant Sawyer Building
555 E. Washington Avenue, Room 3200
Las Vegas, NV 89101


Serve Nevada Veterans by honoring their remarkable legacy and by connecting them to earned benefits and services. Through our seven major lines of effort we:

  • Professionally assist Veterans and their families obtain Federal and State Veterans benefits.

  • Provide quality skilled nursing care at our State Veterans Homes.

  • Provide dignified burial support at our State Veterans Memorial Cemeteries.

  • Manage effective programs addressing the needs of at-risk Veterans.

  • Successfully integrate returning Servicemembers and Veterans into Nevada communities.

  • Honor the service and sacrifice of all Nevada’s Veterans and their families through ceremonies and information campaigns.

  • Assist, and coordinate the efforts of, service organizations and individuals insofar as their activities benefit Nevada Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families.


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Dr. John E. Heintzelman

The Veteran Doctor Podcast seeks to research and discuss current Veteran centric topics that analyze current cultural, political, and legal issues by carefully defining terms, making the best arguments for each side, and landing wherever the facts demand.

Dr. John Heintzelman, host of the podcast, is a Las Vegas based Retired Combat Airborne Infantry Veteran, Technical Writer/Graphic Illustrator, Sports and Performance Psychologist, Research Psychologist, and a published author. With a passion for thoughtful research and free speech, John draws on his real world experience to discern the modern veteran issues that challenge today's culture and propose potential and realistic solutions and compromises to these issues. He welcomes suggestions and criticism and can be reached through the contact form.

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Veteran Resources & Transition Guide

Research, Knowledge, and Resources for your Transition into Civilian Life and Beyond! The current problem in our society demonstrates that many veterans, when they transition out of the military, do not have the knowledge, training, or resources to reintegrate back into civilian society properly in their efforts to survive. They do not know where to go, what to do, and do not even have a plan to survive in the civilian world. This guide is intended to educate, provide evidence and research, and provide knowledge and resources to veterans in the effort to gain a better understanding of the dynamics of veteran issues and help veterans understand and survive their transitional experience after military separation. The purpose of the Veteran Reintegration Guide is to provide ONE-STOP and QUICK REFERENCEsource of RESEARCH, KNOWLEDGE, and RESOURCES for veterans to easily reference in the effort to help educate veterans on the issues and process of transitioning out of the military, what to do once they get out, develop a plan, and provide resources to help make life a little easier during and after that experience. Additional information has been added for SURVIVORS BENEFITS for surviving widows and a MILITARY 101 class to help educate the civilian workforce on military culture and lifestyle. An additional intent of this guide is to make it a LIVING DOCUMENT by taking input from readers and providers on information and resources, providing FREE ANNUAL UPDATES to veterans on the ever-changing and developing process of transitioning and resources. This guide will provide a resource of knowledge to veterans helping guide them through their journey of transition.



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