In this episode of theSITREP, Paul covers VA benefits available to those Veterans who are currently receiving 100% Service-Connected Disability.
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00:00:22 VA Disability Monetary Compensation
00:00:41 VA Health Care and Medications are Free
00:01:28 VA Travel Allowance for Medical Appointments
00:01:46 VA Dental Care or Care in the Community
00:02:06 VA Home Loan Funding Fee Waivers
00:02:27 VA Employment Assistance
00:02:58 VA’s Veteran Readiness & Employment Program
00:03:32 Additional Disability Compensation for Veteran’s Dependents
00:04:05 Concurrent Receipt of Military Retirement Pay and VA Disability
00:04:34 Educational Assistance for Veteran’s Dependents
00:05:29 VA Burial and VA Plot Allowance
00:06:02 Uniformed Services ID card for Veterans
00:06:28 VA Adaptive Housing and VA Automobile Grants
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For VA Disability Benefits, visit https://benefits.va.gov/benefits/derivative_sc.asp
For VA Health Care, visit https://www.va.gov/health-care/copay-rates/
For VA Travel Allowance, visit https://www.va.gov/health-care/get-reimbursed-for-travel-pay/
For VA Dental, visit https://www.va.gov/dental/
For VA Home Loans, visit https://www.va.gov/housing-assistance/home-loans/funding-fee-and-closing-costs/
For VA Employment Assistance, visit https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/direct-hire-authority#url=Governmentwide-Authority
For VA Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E), visit https://www.benefits.va.gov/vocrehab/index.asp
For VA Dependent Compensation, visit https://www.benefits.va.gov/compensation/add-dependents.asp
For Retirement Pay, visit https://www.dfas.mil/retiredmilitary/disability/crdp/
For Dependent Education Assistance, visit https://www.va.gov/education/survivor-dependent-benefits/dependents-education-assistance/
For CHAMPVA, visit https://www.va.gov/COMMUNITYCARE/programs/dependents/champva/index.asp
For VA Burial and VA Burial Plots, visit https://benefits.va.gov/compensation/claims-special-burial.asp
For ID cards, visit https://www.cac.mil/uniformed-services-id-card/
For VA Adaptive Housing and VA Automobile Grands, visit https://www.va.gov/disability/eligibility/special-claims/automobile-allowance-adaptive-equipment/
ADDITIONAL VA INFORMATION
The Department of Veterans Affairs has three, separate administrations aimed to serve our country’s Veterans with an assortment of benefits that address the unique needs of every Veteran. To be sure you are interacting with the proper administration within VA, here are short descriptions for each VA administration:
VHA: VA’s Veterans Health Administration is the largest integrated health care network in the United States, with 1,255 health care facilities serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
VBA: Veterans can earn a range of benefits that help them transition back to civilian life in the country they fought to defend. Through the Veterans Benefits Administration, VA helps servicemembers transition out of military service, and assists with education, home loans, life insurance and much more.
NCA: The job of the National Cemetery Administration is to make sure those who served this nation are never forgotten. NCA provides dignified burial services for Veterans and eligible family members by maintaining 142 cemeteries as national shrines and providing lasting tributes that commemorate their service and sacrifice to our nation.
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