An official, up-to-date government manual that covers everything from VA life insurance to survivor benefits.

Veterans of the United States armed forces may be eligible for a broad range of benefits and services provided by the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). If you’re looking for information on these benefits and services, look no further than the newest edition of Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents, and Survivors.

The VA operates the nation’s largest health-care system, with more than 1,700 care sites available across the country. These sites include hospitals, community clinics, readjustment counseling centers, and more. In this book, those who have honorably served in the active military, naval, or air service will learn about the services offered at these sites, basic eligibility for health care, and more.

Helpful topics described in depth throughout these pages for veterans, their dependents, and their survivors include:

  • Vocational rehabilitation and employment

  • VA pensions

  • Home loan guaranty

  • Burial and memorial benefits

  • Transition assistance

  • Dependents and survivors health care and benefits

  • Military medals and records

  • And more