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Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors

Current VA handbook with the official summary of benefits available to veterans and their dependents. Beneficio Federales para venteranos, sus dependientes y sobrevivientes (la versión en español) CONTENTS Introduction and Acronyms more...

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Federal Jobs for Spouses of Certain Disabled or Deceased Veterans

As the spouse of a veteran, you may benefit from federal job-hiring preferences. These rules recognize the hardships you have endured as the result of service. They give veterans and qualifying spouses an edge when it comes to getting a federal job – and keeping that job in the face of job cuts.A new rule, effective September 30, 2011, affects spouses of veterans:with 100 percent disability, orwho were killed while on active dutyThese spouses were alre more...

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VA Pension Benefits for veterans and for surviving family members

This is the VA's official web gateway for information about VA Pension Benefits. VA Pension is a benefit paid to wartime veterans who have limited or no income, and who are age 65 or older, or, if under 65, who are permanently and totally dis more...

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