In this episode of theSITREP, Paul covers VA Benefits available to Veterans with 50% Service-Connected Disability.
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Learn more about these benefits at https://benefits.va.gov/benefits/derivative_sc.asp
00:00:27 VA Disability Compensation
00:00:48 VA Health Care and Medications
00:01:28 VA Travel Reimbursement
00:01:47 VA Home Loan Funding Fee Waiver
00:02:10 Hiring Preference
00:02:51 Veterans Readiness & Employment Program
00:03:35 Additional VA Disability Compensation for Dependents
00:04:13 Military Retirement Pay & VA Disability
00:04:43 VA Burial & Plot Allowance
00:05:16 Access to Department of Defense Facilities
00:05:50 End Card
ADDITIONAL VA INFORMATION
The Department of Veterans Affairs has three, separate administrations aimed to serve our country’s Veterans with an assortment of benefits that address the unique needs of every Veteran. To be sure you are interacting with the proper administration within VA, here are short descriptions for each VA administration:
VHA: VA’s Veterans Health Administration is the largest integrated health care network in the United States, with 1,255 health care facilities serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
VBA: Veterans can earn a range of benefits that help them transition back to civilian life in the country they fought to defend. Through the Veterans Benefits Administration, VA helps servicemembers transition out of military service, and assists with education, home loans, life insurance and much more.
NCA: The job of the National Cemetery Administration is to make sure those who served this nation are never forgotten. NCA provides dignified burial services for Veterans and eligible family members by maintaining 142 cemeteries as national shrines and providing lasting tributes that commemorate their service and sacrifice to our nation.
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