Your Real Estate & Mortgage Advocates

OUR Mission


Inspired and created by Military Families, VetsEDU, a national not-for-profit organization, exists to help those who serve/have served Achieve the American Dream of Home Ownership. Fueled by passion, generosity, and an unwavering commitment to help, VetsEDU seeks out to EDUCATE, ADVOCATE, & PROTECT our Veterans & Active Military families when using their VA Home Loan benefits.

Our Vision


Our vision is to create a network of professional services that when working together provide Veterans & the Active Military community with the EDUCATION, RESOURCES, & KNOWLEDGE that are needed to navigate the way through their well-earned VA Home Loan benefits.


The VetsEDU VA Home Loan Readiness Program will make sure you know what to expect and what is expected of you, all while ensuring that you have a satisfying experience. We will take the time and resources needed to help make a difference in our Military Community. We achieve more collectively than we ever could individually.

Quick Facts


  • The largest 501c3 not for profit military real estate educational organization
  • Statement of Support DoD Financial Readiness Network
  • Vetted by the top Military organizations including National Guard Bureau (Air & Army), USARC, ROTC, Military OneSource, etc.
  • Yellow Ribbon Educators & Participants
  • Working with over 30+ Veteran organizations
  • Government Contractor CAGE #85L67
  • VA Home Loan Specialists & Real Estate Professionals

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In 2017, VetsEDU, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, was founded to EDUCATE, ADVOCATE, & PROTECT, our Veterans & Active Military families when using their VA Home Loan benefits. After extensive market research and outreach, VetsEDU found that our Service Members’ were being taken advantage of by for-profit banks & Realtors. Our Veterans, not fully knowledgeable to begin with, would rely on others to help them Achieve the American Dream of Home Ownership. VetsEDU looks to fill that void by educating our Veterans and Active Military families on the real estate process in order to know what to expect and what’s expected of them.


Our organization is built upon high standards. We believe that our success is measured by the positive impact that we have on the lives of our military, co-workers, and community. Respect for everyone is a standard, not an objective. As an organization, we genuinely care about the well-being of others. By donating our time and resources, we make a difference in our community. We achieve more collectively than we ever could individually.


Our team of educators, real estate professionals, mortgage professionals, credit repair experts, attorneys’, inspectors, movers, etc., are committed in working with you to help you become a homeowner or to sell your home. We do NOT cost you anything there is no charge for our services. We are here to help you navigate your way through your well-earned VA Home Loan benefits.


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Our Board

Marta Carcana

Major General ARNG (PR) (Ret)

Michael Aharoni


José R. Burgos

Brigadier General USAR (Ret)

Mitchell Brush

Chief  Master Sergeant

ANG & Former SEA NGB

John Escalante

Master Gunnery

Sergeant USMC

Phillip A. Stringfield

Command Sergeant

Major ARNG (Ret)

Ernie Gonzales

USN Veteran & Former

Director of DoD

Youth Outreach Programs

Andrew Vernon

USA  Veteran &

Military Ambassador


Alicia Figueras-Lambert

USAF Veteran &

Military Ambassador

Alicia Gardner

Military  Ambassador

Melissa Mintern

USAF Veteran &

Military Ambassador

Helen Zagaro

Military  Ambassador

Headquarters in Commack & other offices Nationwide

Email: info@VetsEDU.org   Call: 631.305.1628


VetsEDU is not associated with, or endorsed by, the DoD or the Department of Veteran Affairs.