Benefits Fact Sheets

  • Agent Orange - What it is, problems, exposure, conditions, compensation, and more information....
  • Burial Benefits - What it is, who is eligible, how much does it pay, how to apply, and other related benefits....
  • California College Fee Waiver Program (Application) - Three plans for dependents of deceased or disabled California Veterans.....
  • CHAMPVA - CHAMPVA For Life (CFL) is not separate from CHAMPVA, its simply an extension of benefits to certain individuals over age 65....
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) (Application) - Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) is a monthly monetary benefit payable to eligible survivors of certain deceased veterans....
  • Disability Compensation (Application) - Description, eligibility, how to apply, and other related benefits....
  • Disability Pension (Application - Disability Pension) - Disability Pension is a benefit paid to wartime veterans with limited income who are no longer able to work....
  • Death Pension (Application - Death Pension)
  • Employment - Finding a job can be one of the most beneficial factors in a Veteran's readjusment from the military. This will lead you to some local representatives who can help you find meaninful employment
  • Federal Benefits Manual for Veterans and Dependents - 2013 - This link takes you to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Web Site. This site also has Benefit and Healthcare forms available for download....
  • Funeral Honors - Military Funeral Honors is a way to show the Nation’s deep gratitude to those who have faithfully defended our country in times of war and peace. It is the final demonstration that a grateful Nation can provide to the veterans’ families....
  • Gulf War Veterans - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers Persian Gulf veterans physical examinations and special eligibility for follow-on care. VA also is compensating veterans under unprecedented regulations addressing undiagnosed conditions....
  • Incarcerated Veterans - VA can pay certain benefits to veterans who are incarcerated in a Federal, state or local penal institution. However, the amount paid depends on the type of benefit and reason for incarceration....
  • Millennium Bill Emergency Care - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) now has the authority to pay for emergency care in non-VA facilities for eligible veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system. The program is retroactive for eligible veterans who have been treated since May 29, 2000....
  • Re-Employment Rights & Soldiers'& Sailors' Civil Relief Act - Members of the National Guard and Reserves activated for Federal Duty -- their civilian careers and activities interrupted -- are provided protection and rights to offset the hardships imposed by the sudden and unscheduled call to active duty....
  • Retiree and Annuitant Frequently Asked Questions - Where to inquire, address changes, direct deposit, and more information....
  • Spina Bifida & Certain Birth Defects - There are three basic eligibility requirements: The parent(s) of a spina bifida child-claimant must have performed active military, naval, or air service in the Republic of Vietnam between January 9, 1962 and May 7, 1975....
  • Tricare for Life - The most sweeping improvements to the Department of Defense's healthcare system in nearly 30 years began October 1, 2001. You will gain access to expanded medical coverage known as TRICARE For Life, as long as you are a uniformed services beneficiary who is Medicare-eligible, and have purchased Medicare Part B....
The information presented herein about veteran’s programs is in summary form and is believed to be current and accurate at the time of publication. However, the programs are governed by federal and state laws, and in the event of any conflict between these laws and the information presented herein, the provisions of these laws must control or prevail.

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