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    Results: 5

  • Burial Benefits (2)
    NS-1000

    Burial Benefits

    NS-1000

    Public programs that pay a portion of the funeral expenses of individuals who qualify, i.e., persons entitled to Social Security and/or veteran benefits.
  • National Cemeteries (1)
    PB-1400.6000

    National Cemeteries

    PB-1400.6000

    A system of cemeteries, soldiers' lots and monument sites administered by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs in which members of the armed forces, veterans discharged under conditions other than dishonorable, and designated family members can be interred. Also eligible for burial are members of the reserve components of the armed forces, the Army and Air National Guard, and Reserve Officers Training Corps who die while on active duty or training for performing these services, or who have 20 years of service in the reserve components of the armed forces creditable for retired pay. Services include the gravesite, opening and closing of the grave, headstones and markers, and perpetual care.
  • Veteran Benefits Assistance (30)
    FT-1000.9000

    Veteran Benefits Assistance

    FT-1000.9000

    Programs that provide assistance for veterans who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law based on service to their country. The programs may help veterans understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are veteran rights organizations that offer a range of advocacy services as well as legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.
  • Veteran Disability Compensation Benefits (1)
    NS-1800.9000-920

    Veteran Disability Compensation Benefits

    NS-1800.9000-920

    A program administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provides regular monthly payments to compensate veterans who are disabled by injury or illness incurred in or aggravated by active military service and discharged or separated under other than dishonorable conditions. Substandard care at a VA hospital that causes an injury may also be considered service connected. Payment amounts depend upon the percentage of disability. The Compensation Program also provides monthly payments, as specified by law, to surviving spouses, dependent children and dependent parents in recognition of the economic loss caused by the veteran's death during active military service or, subsequent to discharge from military service, as a result of a service-connected disability.
  • Veteran/Military Health Insurance (4)
    NS-8000.9000

    Veteran/Military Health Insurance

    NS-8000.9000

    Programs administered by the Department of Defense (DoD) Health Affairs Office or the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provide health benefits coverage for eligible military personnel, eligible veterans and eligible dependents.
 
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