As you may well imagine, applying for veteran’s benefits requires you to fill out the appropriate form and submit the appropriate documentation. The best place to start is on the “Applying for Benefits” page on the Veterans Benefits Administration website. … [Read more...] about How do I apply for Veteran’s benefits?
You can appeal a denial of most veteran benefits. The first step is to file a “Notice of Disagreement” form. Because the appeal process can be difficult to navigate, it is best to consult with an experienced veteran’s benefits attorney as soon as you receive your denial of benefits letter. … [Read more...] about If I am denied veteran’s benefits, can I appeal?
Veterans and/or spouses may qualify for a low interest mortgage loan through one of the following programs: VA Purchase Loans Cash-Out Refinance Loans Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loans … [Read more...] about Can I get help buying a home if I am a veteran?
The type of benefits a veteran receives will depend on when he/she entered the service and various other factors; however, the following are among the educational programs offered to veterans: Post-9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program to help pay tuition costs for private, out-of-state, or graduate school. Montgomery GI Bill® Reserve Educational Assistance Program Survivors’ and … [Read more...] about Are veterans entitled to educational benefits?
Veterans and their families enjoy some of the best health care assistance available. To be eligible for health care benefits you must: Have served in the active military, naval, or air service and separated under any conditions other than dishonorable. If you enlisted after Sept. 7, 1980, or entered active duty after Oct. 16, 1981, you most likely will be required to have served 24 … [Read more...] about What kind of health care assistance if available for me and my family?
The Veteran’s Aid & Attendance program is intended to provide additional monetary assistance, above and beyond that provided by other VA programs such as the VA pension program. The additional assistance is intended to help cover the cost of someone to help you with daily tasks of living, such as dressing, bathing, or cooking. … [Read more...] about What is the Veteran’s Aid & Assistance Program (VA&A)?
The pension program for veterans is a needs-based benefit for wartime Veterans with limited or no income who are age 65 or older or who have a permanent and total non-service-connected disability. The disability does not have to be service-connected but it cannot be the result of your willful misconduct. … [Read more...] about Will I receive a be entitled to a pension as a veteran?
Disability benefits questionnaires (DBQs) are downloadable forms created for Veterans’ use in the evaluation process for disability benefits. DBQs will help speed the processing of Veterans’ disability compensation and pension claims. … [Read more...] about What is a disability benefits questionnaire?
The DIC program provides monthly benefits to surviving spouses and dependent children of a veteran who was killed in the line of duty or died as a result of a service-connected disability. … [Read more...] about What is the Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) program?
To be eligible for disability benefits, you must show: You have a current physical or mental disability. You had an injury or disease in service or experienced an event in service that caused or aggravated an injury or disease. There is a link between your current disability and the event, injury, or disease in military service. … [Read more...] about Who is eligible for disability benefits?