Resources for Veterans and Active Military Members

Below is a list of helpful information and links for veterans and active military members.  We’ll continue to add resources to this page as they become available, so we encourage you to check back here often.

Employment and Training Resources

Here are a few helpful links that can assist you in getting a job, new training, or seeing how your current skills can translate into an existing job.

Resources from our Office of Consumer Protection

The men and women who serve our country often live a mobile lifestyle and spend extended periods of time away from home for training or deployment. Unfortunately, this can make them and their families the targets of identity theft, scams, and other unlawful behavior. After they leave military service, veterans can also be victimized by bad actors. The Montana Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) is dedicated to stopping scammers and to informing servicemembers, veterans, and their families about how to protect themselves and their identities in the face of the unique challenges of military life.

Read more on the OCP Military Page

Resources from our Motor Vehicle Division

If you are active duty, reserve or honorably discharged, the Montana Motor Vehicle Division is proud to offer a unique number of services and benefits to you -from custom license plates designed to show your military pride to reduced fees and special designations.

Read more about what MVD offers

Additional Resources

According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, prescription drug misuse among veterans is over two-and-a-half times higher than the overall civilian rate.  The National Institute on Drug Abuse says an increase in combat related injuries and deployment-related stress and anxiety, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), has led to an increased number of prescriptions.  The greater availability of these medications coupled with any physical or mental scars from combat, plus the difficulty of transitioning from military to civilian life can leave some veterans susceptible to prescription drug abuse.

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