What is the US Department of Veterans Affairs?
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans.
To provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned - and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
Burial Plot Allowances, Cemetary, Burial Flags
Dependents Educational Assistance
General Benefits -
Benefits Booklet, Benefits Delivery at Discharge, Benefits Timetable,
Former POW, Homeless Veterans Assistance, Incarcerated Veterans
Home Loans -
Home Loan Guarantee, Home Modifications Program
Effective September 13, 2010, Loan Guaranty Service will temporarily relocate from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA. The new physical address for Loan Guaranty Service will be 2051 Jamieson Avenue, 6th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314.
PTSD Treatment (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
Survivor Benefits -
Death Pension Benefits
Traumatic Injury Insurance-
Every member who has SGLI (Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance) also has TSGLI (Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance Traumatic Injury Protection Program) effective December 1, 2005. This benefit is also provided retroactively for members who incurred severe losses as a result of a traumatic injury between October 7, 2001 and December 1, 2005 if the loss was the direct result of injuries incurred in Operations Enduring Freedom or Iraqi Freedom.
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment