VA can pay you monthly compensation if you are at least 10% disabled as a result of your military service.

You can receive a monthly pension if you are a wartime veteran with limited income, and you are permanently and totally disabled or at least 65 years old.

Health Care:
VA provides a number of health care services.

  •     Hospital
  •     Outpatient
  •     Pharmacy ($8.00 per 30 day prescription)

Dependents & Survivors:
DIC is payable to survivors of service members who die on active duty or veterans who die from a service connected disability.

Death Pension:
Death Pension is payable to some surviving spouse and children of deceased wartime veterans.

DIC is payable to some surviving parents based on financial need.

Burial Benefits:

  •     Headstones and markers: are furnished to mark the grave of an eligible veteran.
  •     Burial Flag: VA provides a flag to drape the casket of an eligible veteran.
  •     Burial in a National Cemetery: Most veterans and some dependents can be buried in a National Cemetery.
  •     Reimbursement of Burial Expenses: VA can pay up to $2,000 for veterans who die of a service connected condition. For other veteran in receipt of benefits VA can pay up to $600.