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  • State Veteran Benefits

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    Veterans pursuing their educational goals are usually eligible for "educational assistance for students" in most states. Educational benefits for veterans and their dependents, particularly the children of deceased and disabled veterans, are also available in some states. Military.com has developed an on-line general summary of educational benefits for veterans and their dependents. Please note: This summary presents only general informatio... more

  • VA Will Pay For Several Licensing & Certification Examination Programs

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    Reimbursement for licensing and certification tests that have been specifically approved for the GI Bill is provided by the VA. VA can pay only for the cost of the tests, not any other fees connected with obtaining a license or certification. The following is a summary of the GI Bill License and Certification Program. Overview of Licensing & Certification Reimbursement In today's business and federal workforce, having a license or certificat... more

  • Virgin Islands Veteran Benefits

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    The U.S. Virgin Islands offer several veteran benefits. This section offers a brief description of each of the following benefits. Housing Benefits Veterans Home/Land loan Home and Land loans offered to Veterans who entered the Armed Forces while residing in the Virgin Islands, Maximum amount of $110,000 a low rate of 4%  Education Benefits Free Tuition Free tuition is offered for attendance at local public educational institutions and t... more

  • Veteran Burial Honors

    It is critical for family members who want military funeral honors to tell the funeral director, who can make the request for them. The honors are not automatic. The family should have access to the veteran's discharge papers (DD Form 214). Department of Defense (DoD) policy is to provide a minimum of a two-person uniformed detail, and one servicemember must represent the veteran's branch of service. The core elements include playing taps, fol... more

  • Veteran Service Officers

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    Veteran Service Officers (VSO) are veterans who stand ready to help with veteran-related needs. Veterans Service Offices have all the forms and other information a veteran may need to obtain service from the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as the forms for requesting State veterans' benefits. The Service Officers will assist in finding the information and resources needed to solve service-related problems. Veteran Service Offic... more

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