I Need Money

At one time or another, we all need a little extra money. Whether it’s to help make it to the end of the month or pay for college expenses, there are options out there to serve your needs. What is your current financial need? What is your current financial need? I...

Veteran’s Identification Card Update

I’ve posted previously about how to get a military ID card, but what about getting a veteran’s identification card? An official government-issued card would be helpful in proving your military service, and eliminate the need to carry your DD-214 with you....

How to Get a Military ID Card

Holding a military ID card or dependent ID card provides unique and valuable benefits to the cardholder.  As a military veteran, you’re already familiar with the money you can save by having this card.  Examples include education benefits, TRICARE health care,...

VA Health Care

VA operates the nation’s largest integrated health care system with more than 1,400 sites of care, including hospitals, community clinics, nursing homes, domiciliaries, readjustment counseling centers, and various other facilities. For additional information on VA...

Financial Assessment

Most veterans not receiving VA disability compensation or pension payments must provide information on their gross annual household income and net worth to determine whether they are below the annually adjusted financial thresholds. Veterans who decline to disclose...

VA Medical Programs

Veteran Health Registries Certain veterans can participate in a VA health registry and receive free medical examinations, including laboratory and other diagnostic tests deemed necessary by an examining clinician. VA maintains health registries to provide special...

VA Medical Programs – continued

Services for Blind Veterans Blind and visually impaired veterans may be eligible for services at a VA medical center or for admission to a VA blind rehabilitation center. In addition, blind veterans enrolled in the VA health care system may receive: 1. A total health...

VA Medical Programs – continued

Nursing Home Care VA limited provides nursing home services to veterans through three national programs: VA owned and operated nursing homes, state veterans’ homes owned and operated by the states, and the community nursing home program. Each program has admission and...

Programs for Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program assists veterans who have service-connected disabilities with obtaining and maintaining suitable employment. Independent living services are also available for...

2008 Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Rates

In some cases, a veteran requires additional education or training to become employable. A subsistence allowance is paid each month during training and is based on the rate of attendance (full-time or part-time), the number of dependents, and the type of training. The...

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