Benefits & Compensation
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Learn about VA disability compensation, DoD's disability evaluation system, Social Security benefits, life insurance and many other benefits available to veterans, service members and their families. Contact the State of Colorado Division of Veteran Affairs at 303-343-1268 to assist you in applying for benefits or visit the links listed below for answers to questions about these benefits and compensation subjects.
Other Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) that can help you file an application for benefits or appeal a decision on your claim.
Information about the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS), the automated information system that supports the delivery of benefits including medical, dental, educational and life insurance, and maintains records on service members and dependents who are eligible for these benefits and entitlements.
Information about review boards, being found fit for duty and how decisions about medical conditions and disability are made across the military services.
Eligibility requirements, how disabilities are rated and how to apply for VA disability compensation benefits.
Information about the Traumatic Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (TSGLI) program, including eligibility requirements, what the program covers and where and how to file a claim.
Information on Social Security benefits, how they are different from VA benefits and the effect of military pay on your eligibility for Social Security.
Information on state unemployment programs and compensation for eligible ex-military personnel and where to apply for these benefits.
Health benefits, pensions and other benefits available to retired service members and civilian DoD retirees.
Information about the various life insurances available through the military services and the VA, including FSGLI, SGLI, S-DVI and VGLI.
Home loans, dependents and survivors benefits, burial and memorial assistance and other benefits available to veterans and their families.