Benefits Programs

  • Benefits
  • Compensation
  • Eligibility
  • Pensions

Death Benefits

  • Burial allowance
  • Burial flags
  • Burial in national cemeteries
  • Memorial markers / headstones
  • Memorial plots
  • Presidential memorial certificates
  • Service connected veterans

Disabled Benefits

  • Funds available for specially adapted homes
  • Auto or other benefits
  • Blind aid and services
  • Clothing allowances

Educational Benefits

  • G.I. Bill for selected reserves
  • Montgomery G. I. Bill
  • Receiving pension
  • Special program for unemployable veterans
  • Special training program for vets

Health Care

  • Agent orange and nuclear exposure
  • Alcohol and drug Treatment
  • Domiciliary care
  • Hospitalization
  • Outpatient medical treatment
  • Prosthetic appliances
  • Treatment

Survivors Benefits

  • Compensation (DIC)
  • Dependency indemnity
  • Non-Service connected death
  • Pension / burial

Service Connected

This means, with respect to disability or death, that such disability was incurred or aggravated, or that the death resulted from a disability incurred or aggravated, in line of duty in the active military, naval, or air service.

Non-Service Connected Pension

Pension is available for wartime veterans who are permanently and totally disabled from disabilities not related with service. Veterans age 65 or older do not need to prove permanent and total disability. Pension is also available for surviving spouses and/or children.

Claim Packet

The claim packet must include:

  • Children(s) birth certificate (applicable if with dependents)
  • DD Form 214
  • Dependent's SSA number
  • Divorce decrees
  • Marriage certificate (applicable if married)
  • Military and/or private medical records
  • VA Form 21-526
  • VA Form 21-22