Celebrating America's Heroes


In honor of Independence Day, we encourage you to take a moment to celebrate our American heroes and veterans, and explore JCPL's booklists, film recommendations, historical information and veterans resources.

Celebrating Veterans -- Books and Films

Celebrating Veterans -- Books for Children and Teens

Resources:

Additional Films/DVDs

"American Patriotism: Binge Box"
"The American Military: Binge Box"
"The Long Way Home Project"
"The Story of Veteran's Day"

Camp Atterbury
Camp Atterbury official website
"The Atterbury File: the Next Generation" / by Students of Custer Baker Middle School 
"Explore Camp Atterbury" 

Military history collection in the Historical Room at the Franklin Branch

Johnson County’s Military Heritage
Take a tour of the many monuments and memorials dedicated to those in Johnson County who served in our armed forces.  The Discover Indiana app highlights the sites of interest in our area.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Access and manage VA benefits and services.

Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes
A comprehensive directory of resources for veterans and their families. 

Disabled American Veterans
Links to tools and resources that can help ease the process of attaining earned benefits, coping with the lasting effects of service-connected injuries and finding programs and services that meet your specific needs. 

National Veterans Foundation
List of Legal, Health, Housing, Benefits and more resources for veterans.

Indiana Department of Veteran Affairs
Provides a list of education, employment, financial, legal and medical resources, as well as local discounts.

The Johnson County Veterans Affairs Office
The organization assists veterans, their spouses, dependents and survivors with veterans’ benefits through Federal and State levels. We offer a full range of services including helping to apply for benefits.

Veterans Service Organizations in Johnson County
List of service organizations and military installations in the county.