Other Benefits for Veterans
Home loans, dependents and survivors benefits, burial and memorial assistance and other benefits available to veterans and their families.
2010 Federal Benefits for Veterans & Dependents - Provides information to veterans and their dependents regarding health benefits, service-connected disabilities, pensions, education, home loans, life insurance and a variety of other topics.
2008 U.S. Military Handbooks - Lists and describes free handbooks relevant to current and former servicemembers. Handbooks include U.S. Military Retired Handbook, Benefits for Veterans & Dependents and the U.S. Military Handbook. Includes links for ordering free copies.
Application for Annual Clothing Allowance - Veterans who use a prosthetic or orthopedic appliance or use medication for skin conditions that cause irreparable damage to clothing may be eligible for an annual clothing allowance.
Benefits for Women Vietnam Veterans' Children with Birth Defects - Health care services, vocational training and a monthly allowance for eligible children of women Vietnam veterans that were born with certain birth defects.
Federal Benefits for Veterans & Dependents - Comprehensive listing of benefits available to veterans and their dependents, including health care, pensions, education, life insurance and burial and memorial benefits. Contact your VA facility for more information.
Handbook for Injured Service Members & Their Families - Handbook published by the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund that outlines benefits, rights and resources available to service members and their families to help with financial, medical, educational, employment, legal and other needs.
Hoja de Informacion de los Beneficios - VA Benefits Fact Sheets in Spanish - Links to fact sheets on benefits available to veterans based on particular criteria, as well as information related to VA health care, education and other benefits. Includes information for veterans with disabilities.
Hubbard Act - President George W. Bush, joined by members of the Hubbard family, signed H.R. 6580, The Hubbard Act. The law will provide sole survivors a number of benefits already offered to those honorably separating from military service. In addition, sole survivors will not be required to repay any portion of their enlistment bonus; may participate in the Montgomery GI Bill educational program; and may receive separation pay and transitional health care coverage. Read the complete text of this legislation.
Military Benefits Programs - Information from GovBenefits, the federal government's official benefits Web site, on programs and services available to active duty military and veterans.
MyArmyBenefits - Official Army benefits Web site for active duty Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, family members and retirees. Benefits include pay, education, family services, health care, life insurance, soldier services, transitioning and retirement, Social Security, casualty/survivor and VA benefits.
MyArmyBenefits - Benefit Facts - Provides information on pay, education, family services, health care, life insurance, soldier services, transitioning and retirement, social security, casualty/survivor and VA benefits. Benefits can be searched by category, component, life event, state/territory or index.
MyArmyBenefits - State Benefit Resources - Click on your state from the map on the page to find contact information for military installations and personnel that provide benefit assistance.
Colorado Information: http://myarmybenefits.us.army.mil/EN/Locator/CONUS/CO/
National Information: http://myarmybenefits.us.army.mil/EN/Locator/
Other Health Insurance (OHI) - Provides information on OHI, which is health care coverage offered to a TRICARE beneficiary and how it works with TRICARE. OHI may be available through an employer, an association, a private insurer, school health care coverage for students or an entitlement program such as Medicare.
State VA Offices - Select a state from the map to find contact information for state VA offices that offer help with services and benefits for veterans.
Colorado Offices: http://www.dmva.state.co.us/page/va
National Offices: http://www.va.gov/statedva.htm
Summary of VA Benefits for National Guard & Reserve Personnel - Brief description of VA benefits available to National Guard and Reserve members. Includes information on home loans, burial benefits, health care and life insurance.
TRICARE For Life (TFL) - TFL is TRICARE's Medicare wrap-around coverage available to Medicare-entitled uniformed service retirees, including retired guard members and reservists, family members and widows/widowers.
USA.gov for Military Personnel & Veterans - Includes information and resources for veterans on benefits and pay, family support, health care, career assistance, child care and much more.
Understanding Veteran Benefits - Information and resources on VA benefits available to veterans, including disability compensation, health care, employment and training, frequently asked questions, state veterans benefits directory, appeals and more.
VA Aid & Attendance & Housebound Pension Benefits - Provides information on aid and attendance and housebound pension benefits that may be available to wartime veterans and surviving spouses who have in-home care or who live in nursing homes or assisted-living facilities.
VA Benefits - Fact Sheet - Provides information on VA compensation, pension, health care, vocational rehabilitation, employment, education, training, home loans and insurance benefits.
VA Benefits Fact Sheets - Links to fact sheets on benefits available to veterans based on particular criteria, as well as information related to VA health care, education and other benefits. Includes a Presumptive Disability Benefits for Certain Groups of Veterans fact sheet describing the circumstances under which some conditions can be presumed to have been caused by military service.
VA Benefits for Active Duty Personnel - Fact sheet on insurance, education, health care and other VA benefits available to active duty personnel.
VA Benefits for Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) & Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) Veterans - Information about a variety of benefits from the VA for those who served in OEF/OIF, including five years of enhanced health care, dental care and other non-health-related benefits.
VA Benefits for Survivors - Provides information on survivor benefits including Dependency & Indemnity Compensation (DIC), a tax-free benefit for the surviving spouse and dependent children. A spouse's Survivor Benefits Plan (SBP) annuity is reduced by any DIC amount received. Other benefits include Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program, home loan assistance, burial benefits, life insurance settlement and financial counseling, vocational rehabilitation and education program refunds.
VA Survivor Benefits - Describes benefits available to surviving spouses and dependents of military personnel who died while in active military service and to the survivors of veterans who died after active service.
VA Toll-Free Contact Numbers - VA telephone numbers for education, benefits, income verification and means testing, life insurance, mammography, special issues, headstones/markers and telecommunications devices for the deaf (TDD).
Veteran's Death Pension-Information on the VA Death Pension, which is a benefit paid to eligible dependents of deceased wartime veterans.
Veterans Benefits & Services - Burial & Memorial Benefits - Information on the VA national cemeteries and other burial benefits.
Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) - Benefits - Information on benefits available to active military and veterans, including education, home loans, life insurance, compensation and pension, vocational rehabilitation and survivors' benefits.
Veterans Benefits Timetable - Information on health, life insurance, education benefits and unemployment compensation for veterans recently separated from active military service. Also provides information on any applicable time limits as well as how to apply.
Women Veterans & VA Benefits - Brochure from the VFW provides information on VA benefits available for women, including those related specifically to women's health and other women's issues.