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What Benefits Are You Eligible For As A Retiree?

Retired VFW Member

As a military retiree you already know you are eligible for many benefits, the only trouble is that sometimes it can be hard to know just exactly what you are eligible for. Sometimes it is even harder to know how to go about getting the benefits you are entitled to for you service.

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 military retiree you may be eligible for:

VA Disability Compensation

VA Medical Benefits

VA Home Loan

VA Education Benefits

VA Pension

Readjustment Counseling

Educational and Career Counseling

Confidential Counseling and Support

Federal Hiring Preference

Commissary Privileges

Exchange Privileges

Military ID Card

TRICARE

Free Legal Assistance

Discounts

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