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Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents

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In addition to the pensions and benefits to which you may be entitled because of both public and private employment, you may also be eligible for certain benefits based on your military service.

The following is a summary of veteran's benefits and what you need to know about them.

Major Veteran Benefit Programs

The VA operates a number of programs providing financial, medical and other assistance to veterans. For Americans who received an honorable or general discharge, there are 4 major benefit programs:

There are also benefit programs concerning:

How To Apply For Benefits

The best and fastest way to get your VA benefits is through the VA's VETS.GOV website. There you can apply for most benefits, or be directed to the proper location for application.

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