What Benefits Are You Eligible For As A Disabled Retiree?

(Photo: U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth.)
(Photo: U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth.)

If you are medically retired from the military you are entitled to many benefits. It may be hard to know exactly what you are entitled to or the best way to get them.

There are many things you may be eligible for including free medical benefits, discounts on hotel rooms, free fishing licenses, and more. While no list can cover all the benefits you are entitled to, this page will help you to know what you are entitled to, and how to get the benefits you deserve.

As a veteran retired for disability you may be eligible for:

VA Disability Compensation

VA Medical Benefits

VA Home Loan

VA Education Benefits

VA Pension

Federal Hiring Preference

Readjustment Counseling

Educational and Career Counseling

Confidential Counseling and Support

Commissary Privileges

Exchange Privileges

Military ID Card


Free Legal Assistance

State Specific Benefits


VA Burial Allowance

VA Headstone or Marker

Burial Flag

Burial in VA Cemetery

Burial in Arlington National Cemetery (if awarded Purple Heart, or Silver Star and above)

Inurnment in Arlington National Cemetery

Burial at Sea

Presidential Memorial Certificate


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