Resources

ROLLING THUNDER NATIONAL SITE

OUR CONSTITUTION

POW/MIA RESOURCES

POW/MIA FOIA – POW/MIA Freedom of Information Act

POW Network – Dedicated to information distribution of our POWs & MIAs

Defense Prisoner of War – Missing Persons Office – Department of Defense’s resource and effort to recover those who became missing while serving out country.

 

POW/MIA Search – Search the POW/MIA database to find information on your loved one.

Gulf War Index – Status list of those who went missing or captured during the Gulf War

Desert Storm POW/MIA List – Updated status of those who went missing, captured or killed during Desert Storm.


VETERAN RESOURCES

 

AIR FORCE

ARMY

COAST GAURD

NAVY

MARINES

 

SERVICE RECORDS REQUEST – Request your DD214, services records or research military records.

US MILITARY – Connects service members, military families and veterans to all the benefits of service – government benefits, scholarships, discounts, lifelong friends, mentors, great stories of military life or missions, and much more.

 

USA.GOV – As the U.S. government’s official web portal, USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web.

VA LOAN ELIGIBILITY CERTIFICATE – Certificate required for a VA loan.  It will inform you of the loan amount you are eligible for under the VA guidelines.

 

MERCHANDISE

Rolling Thunder National Products

Hero Bracelets

Memorial Bracelets

The Battle Zone

Hero Builders

Medals of America

Sgt. Grunt

 

CHARITIES

Boot Campaign – The Boot Campaign is a grassroots initiative started by five women from Texas known as the Boot Girls.  The Campaign provides an easy and tangible way for Americans to show appreciation for troops (both past and present), cultivate awareness of the challenges they face upon return and raise funds which are granted to military programs meeting these physical and emotional needs.

For The Troops Sends care packages to our front line troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. These packages contain such things as snack items, DVDs, CDs, batteries, personal care items and magazines, etc.

Freedom Is Not Free – Dedicated to assisting wounded service members and their families, and the families of the fallen.  Free Is Not Free makes grants to Purple Heart recipients and their families to meet their immediate financial needs, including bu not limited to, the expenses associated with medical care, travel, home modification and paying bills.  We support community projects and provide activities for wounded service members and their families.

Hire Heroes USA – Hire Heroes USA (Hire Heroes) is dedicated to creating job opportunities for US military veterans and their spouses through personalized employment training and corporate engagement.

Lone Survivor  The Lone Survivor Foundation welcomes home, empowers and restores America’s wounded heroes and their families through annual wellness retreats focusing on relieving the physical and emotional stresses of combat.

Marine Recovery Fund – The mission of the Marine Recovery Fund is to rejuvenate and restore hope for severely injured Marines by providing support funds for recovery tools such as therapy services, prosthetics, mobility equipment and counseling. We do this to bolster the long-term health and well being of our military heroes who have given their all in protection of our freedom.

Semper Fi Fund – Created by a group of Marine Corps spouses in 2004, and those same women run the Fund today along side other spouses from all services branches, retired service members, all of whom intimately know the needs of our military families.  They help the injured and ill service members and their families in a financial, emotional and tiered support capacity through the following programs:  Family Support, Adaptive Housing, Adaptive Transportation, Specialized Equipment, Education and Career Transitioning, Rehabilitative Sports programs and more.

Operation Gratitude – Sends care packages to new recruits, Veterans, First Responders, Wounded Warriors, Care Givers and to individually names U.S. Service Members deployed overseas.

Operation Helmet – Provides helmet upgrade kits free of charge to troops in Afghanistan and other dangerous areas, as well as to those ordered to deploy in the near future to prevent or reduce the potential of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) in the even they are wounded by any blast forces, fragments or being tumbled inside vehicles.

Wounded Warrior Project – To foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation’s history.  To raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members.  To help inured service members aid and assist each other.  To provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.

 

*The resources, websites, charities and organizations listed are not endorsed by Rolling Thunder®Inc or the California Chapter. These are merely resources collected over time that have been found to provide the necessary information, resources and products often desired by veterans, riders and civilians who possess similar standards, values and ethics synergistic to those of our military services and veterans. 

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