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Veteran Benefit Links

Below are web-sites that provide information on Veterans benefits and how to file/ask/appeal them. Accordingly, there are many sites that explain how to obtain books, military/medical records, information and other resources. Please pass this information on to every Veteran you know.

For many, military service is a large part of their culture. When talking to a veteran, having an understanding of the culture helps create a greater understanding of terms they may use and a perspective they come from:

Incarcerated or Homeless Veterans

The goal is to educate incarcerated individuals of assistance and reduce homelessness among veterans. General information about resources is discussed, but it also gives tips on finding more specific resources in the community. Benefits include: mental and physical health, educational benefits, shelter/housing, and employment training and resources. They can reapply within ONE year of release to get certain benefits back, so getting them familiar with resources as soon as possible can aid in their success as they transition back into society.


Provides links to general information about Veteran Affairs, benefit information, and forms. Benefit information include health care, homeless resources, education, vocational, pension and compensation benefits, home loans, and life insurance.

Appealing a VA Decision on Benefits

A ruling on benefits is not always a final decision.

Discharge Information

Resources for those with general discharge under honorable conditions or other than honorable discharge.

General Benefits for Women Veterans

Health and Disability Information

Some veterans may be entitled to free health care or disability funds.

Mental Health

Education Benefits

Small Business

Geriatric Veterans


Further Info

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