Yes, just recently signed legislation allows you to call yourself a Veteran. During the December 2016 transition period, President Obama signed H.R. 6416, a bill that says National Guard and Reserve retirees who had zero active duty time are [...]
A remarried surviving spouse whose subsequent marriage is annulled or declared void can reestablish eligibility as a surviving spouse.
Yes, all three of the federal student loan programs allow you to discharge your federal student loans in the case of total and permanent disability. If you are a 100% total and permanently disabled veteran (100% T&P) rated by [...]
Yes, a homeless veteran can receive VA dental care on a limited basis. Under VA’s Outpatient Dental Program, outpatient dental services and treatment considered medically necessary are provided to certain homeless and other enrolled Veterans. These limited dental benefits [...]
VA provides Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families with $1.3 trillion in insurance coverage each year. VA also offers a variety of life insurance options.
Yes, the Fully Developed Claims (FDC) program is an optional initiative that offers Veterans and survivors faster decisions from VA on compensation, pension, and survivor benefit claims.
You may be eligible for VA health benefits if you served on active duty (Veterans) or resided (family members) at Camp Lejeune for 30 days or more between August 1, 1953 and December 31, 1987: Veterans who are determined to be eligible will be able to receive VA health care.
I have been appointed as my spouse’s Power of Attorney. Can I gain access to his VA Compensation/Pension payments?
Yes, under what is called the VA’s Fiduciary Program. The VA's Fiduciary Program was established to protect Veterans and other beneficiaries who, due to injury, disease, or due to age, are unable to manage their financial affairs.
The Foreign Medical Program is a Department of Veterans Affairs’ health care benefits program for Veterans with VA rated service-connected conditions that are residing or traveling abroad.
The Post-9/11 GI Bill allows Servicemembers to transfer all 36 months or some unused portion of their benefits to their spouse or dependent children.