Veterans Service Organizations:
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) http://www.dav.org/davhelp/nso_dir.html
VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) http://www.vfw.org/home.shtml
AMVETS (American Veterans) http://www.amvets.org/
American Legion http://www.legion.org/
This is only a short listing of service organizations that will help veterans, widows and dependent children.
You will be able to find local representatives from these sources.