Apps for Soldiers, Veterans and Families

Arlington National Cemetary
Branch specific apps
Christian Encouragement
Connecting and communication apps
Health & wellness apps
Along with the above apps here are some describing what it consist of:
Circle of 6 is a free app that prevents violence before it happens. With Circle of 6, you can connect with your friends to stay close, stay safe and prevent violence before it happens.
 
The Circle of 6 app for iPhone and Android makes it quick and easy to reach the 6 friends you choose.
 
Need help getting home? Need an interruption? Two touches lets your circle know where you are and how they can help.
 
Icons represent actions; so that no one can tell what you’re up to. It’s fast, easy-to-use and private. It’s the mobile way to look out for your friends, on campus or when you’re out for the night.


iBlueButton Veterans
Our team of physicians and technologists has designed iBlueButton to specifically serve Medicare beneficiaries, Veterans, individuals covered by TRICARE and their family caregivers. With iBlueButton, have at all times your medical information in your hands, so that you can better manage your healthcare and that of your loved ones. iBlueButton won the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Investing in Innovation competition for Blue Button®, a federal initiative giving Veterans and Americans covered by Medicare or TRICARE the ability to download their health records from the patient portals offered by these federal programs.


National Center for TeleHealth and Technology
The National Center for TeleHealth and Technology has developed a number of helpful mobil apps for the military community and care providers as noted below:
 
BioZen is one of the first mobile applications to provide users with live biofeedback data from multiple wearable body sensors covering a range of biophysiological signals, including electroencephalogram (EEG), electromyography (EMG), galvanic skin response (GSR), electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG), respiratory rate, and temperature biofeedback data and display it on a mobile phone.
 
Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool. Built on the iPhone mobile app platform, Breathe2Relax is a hands-on diaphragmatic breathing exercise.
Co-occurring Conditions Toolkit (CCT) offers primary care providers hip-pocket access to critical information and allows for seamless integration of new material, leading to improved quality of care, increased use of evidence-based treatment recommendations, enhanced provider-patient interactions, and more appropriate specialty referrals.
 
LifeArmor is a comprehensive learning and self-management tool to assist members of the military community with common mental health concerns. Touch-screen technology allows the user to browse information on 17 topics, including sleep, depression, relationship issues, and post-traumatic stress. Brief self-assessments help the user measure and track their symptoms, and tools are available to assist with managing specific problems. Videos relevant to each topic provide personal stories from other service members, veterans, and military family members.
 
The Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Pocket Guide mobile application for health care providers gives instant access to a comprehensive quick-reference guide on improving care for mTBI patients. Designed to reflect current clinical standards of care, the mTBI Pocket Guide mobile application can help you improve quality of care and clinical outcomes for patients.
 
The Navy Leader’s Guide for Managing Sailors in Distress is your one-stop shop for information on issues that affect your Sailors and guidance on what leaders like you can, or must, do. Based on the Navy & Marine Corps Public Health Center website of the same name, the Navy Leader’s Guide mobile app puts the resources you need to respond to almost any issue affecting your Sailors right in the palm of your hand.
 
PE Coach will help providers and patients overcome certain barriers to PE implementation, dissemination, and adherence.
 
Positive Activity Jackpot uses a professional behavioral health therapy called pleasant event scheduling (PES), which is used to overcome depression and build resilience. This app features augmented reality technology to help users find nearby enjoyable activities and makes activity suggestions with local options and the ability to invite friends. If you cannot make up your mind which fun thing to do, “pull the lever” and let the app’s jackpot function make the choice for you. While this app does not require clinical training to use, it should not be used as a substitute for treatment by a therapist.
 
Provider Resilience gives health care providers tools to guard against burnout and compassion fatigue as they help service members, veterans, and their families.
 
Your responses to a short self-assessment create ratings of your risk for compassion fatigue, burnout, and secondary traumatic stress. These ratings can also be viewed as graphs so you can monitor them over time.
 
A clock showing time since your last day off, inspirational cards, stretches, and Dilbert comics all encourage you to take restful breaks critical to avoiding burnout. Finally, videos by service members describing the positive impact health care providers had in their lives are there when you need a reminder of the value of what you do.
 
PTSD Coach was developed to help people who have, or may have, PTSD. PTSD Coach offers a number of simple and effective ways to:
  • Manage symptoms like troubling memories, sleeplessness, anger, and nightmares.
  • Understand PTSD’s causes, development, treatment, and the recovery process.
  • Find support in your community, either from people you know or public resources.
 
T2 Mood Tracker is a mobile application that allows users to self-monitor, track and reference their emotional experience over a period of days, weeks and months using a visual analogue rating scale.
 
The Tactical Breather application can be used to gain control over physiological and psychological responses to stress.
 
The Virtual Hope Box (VHB) is a smartphone application designed for use by patients and their behavioral health providers as an accessory to treatment. The VHB contains simple tools to help patients with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking. Patients and providers can work together to personalize the VHB content on the patient’s own smartphone according to the patient’s specific needs. The patient can then use the VHB away from clinic, continuing to add or change content as needed.


Objective Zero
Objective Zero is a mobile app and non-profit that anonymously connects veterans to suicidal prevention resources and a community of veterans, counselors, and concerned citizens.


Safe Helpline (DoD) – Sexual assault support for the DoD community
The DoD Safe Helpline app gives members of the military community access to resources and tools to help manage the short- and long-term effects of sexual assault. The app helps you create a plan that is right for you, from exercises that aid in reducing stress to tools to help you transition to civilian life. You can even store your customized plans and exercises so you can refer back to them at any time. Available for Apple and Android.


TriCare Pharmacy Contractor Express Script
Manage your prescriptions on the go with any web-enabled mobile device, iPhone, or Android. Sign in* to the Express Scripts mobile site anytime to:
  • Start Home Delivery
  • Order Refills
  • Check Order Status
  • Set Up Reminders
  • Find a Pharmacy
  • View Your Prescription ID Card
  • Get Drug Information


VA App Store
At the VA App Store you will find access to dozens of apps, including those created specifically for veterans and their health care professionals.
 
Apps include:
  • ACT Coach
  • Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry
  • Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry Clinical Portal
  • Anger and Irritability Management Skills
  • Annie App for Clinicians
  • Annie App for Veterans
  • ​Ask a Pharmacist
  • Caring for Women Veterans
  • CBT-i Coach
  • Concussion Coach
  • CPT Coach
  • DS LOGON Education
  • Exposure Ed
  • Image Viewing Solution
  • Immunization Campaign
  • Mindfulness Coach
  • Mobile Blue Button
  • Mobile Kidney
  • Mood Coach
  • MOVE! Coach
  • Moving Forward
  • MyVA Health Journal​
  • Parenting2Go
  • Patient Viewer
  • PE Coach
  • PFA Mobile
  • ​Preconception Care
  • PTSD Coach
  • PTSD Family Coach
  • REVAMP App for Clinicians
  • REVAMP App for Veterans
  • Rx Refill
  • Safe Patient Handling
  • Scheduling Manager
  • ​STAIR Coach
  • Stay Quit Coach
  • ​Summary of Care
  • VA Launchpad for Care Teams
  • VA Launchpad for Veterans
  • VA Online Scheduling
  • VA Pressure Ulcer Resource
  • VA Video Contact
  • VetChange
 

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Connecting and communication apps
 
American Legion Mobile App
The American Legion is the nation’s largest organization of U.S. military veterans. This app offers a succinct description of the Legion’s forms of advocacy, opportunities to join, donate and find nearby posts.


Sandboxx
Connecting service members to their loved ones, to each other, and to expert military knowledge, Sandboxx illuminates the entire military.


Skype
Call, video call and instant message anyone else on Skype for free with Skype for your iPhone or iPod touch.

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Shopping & discount apps
 
Commissary Rewards
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Branch specific apps
 
Army.mil
Includes these apps for Army families:
  • U.S. Army News and Information
  • Mobile MWR
  • Army OneSource Services Locator
  • Army Housing
  • Army Family Action Plan Issue Search
  • DVIDS Military 24/7
  • Army AL&T Magazine
  • Army Echoes

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Tools to coordinate care apps
 
Lotsa Helping Hands
One place to coordinate help, communicate updates & receive emotional support. Schedule meal deliveries, rides to appointments, and visiting hours by posting tasks others can help with. Notify all concerned family members, friends, and community members about the status of your loved one with a single message. Connect with your support network with posts like photos and well wishes.

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Travel apps

Military Airfare
Military airfare, Military Travel reservations right from your mobile device.
Military Travel, and Military Airfare app. Discounted airfare for military personnel right from your mobile device. This app allows completed access to MilitaryAirfare.us where military personnel can check fares, make reservations or contact a representative 24/7. This app is free and provided by MilitaryAirfare.us. Visit us on your computer too! Safe travels. Military ID may be required.


Military Fam Camp, Campgrounds
The camping app that lets you find US Military Campgrounds and RV Parks (Fam Camps) in the USA with or without internet. Extensive map filters let you view only what you want to see.


Take a Hop (MilSpaceA)
With mobile features that so many users have asked for: more locations, easier e-mail certification, enhanced reliability, basic Wx info, stored templates for future trips and more already planned.

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Arlington National Cemetary

Arlington National Cemetary Grave Locator
The Arlington National Cemetery Grave Locator app assists visitors in finding the burial location of friends, family, and loved ones. The application is designed to be an extension of an existing US Department of Veterans Affairs database, Segue does not own or control this data. If you have difficulty finding a gravesite, please visit the source grave locator online at http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/ and follow their instructions for finding an individual not returned by the database search.

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Christian Encouragement

Military Bible Challenge (American Bible Society)
Gain access to free Bible studies and devotionals designed for military personnel, veterans and their families.
 
Track your progress, record personal insights and share your thoughts, comments and prayer requests. Interact with groups and invite others to read with you as you take the Bible Challenge.

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