VA Benefits Bulletin December 2018

Wreaths Across America

National Wreaths Across America Day is coming up on December 15th! Ceremonies will be taking place in all 50 states and abroad. If you’re interested in volunteering and placing wreaths at an event near you, search for locations and sign up here.

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VA Services for Homeless Veterans

Many Veterans face challenges that may lead them to become homeless. VA understands that every homeless Veteran’s story is different — and so are their specific needs. To help meet these needs, homeless Veterans may be eligible for a wide-variety of VA benefits and services.

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Find Your Benefits with This Prescreening Tool

The Benefit Finder can provide you with a list of government benefits you may be eligible to receive. Answer questions and receive your results in just a few minutes.

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National Guard and Reserve Members: Check Your Benefit Eligibility

If you’re a National Guard or Reserve member, you may be eligible for VA benefits. Members performing active-duty under Title 10 or full-time National Guard duty under Title 32 should look into eligibility. Benefits may include education, home loan, disability compensation and pension.

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Check Your New Increased 2019 Benefit Rates

Good news! Compensation and pension benefit rates have increased 2.8% based on the cost-of-living adjustment effective December 1, 2018. The new 2019 rate for your benefits in January begins with your December 31 payment.

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