14 VA Aid and Attendance Benefit Myths Debunked

Aid and Attendance is a special Veterans Administration pension for wartime vets and their spouses (current or surviving) who need help with some of the activities of daily living. It is a tax-free benefit...

VA Benefits for Widows of Vietnam Veterans

If you are the surviving spouse of a Vietnam veteran and need help with daily living activities like bathing and dressing, you may be eligible for a special Veterans Administration (VA) benefit called Aid...

VA Benefits for Widows of WWII Veterans

World War II was fought in Europe and the Pacific between the Axis powers (Germany, Italy and Japan) and the Allies (the United States, Great Britain and France). The war began in 1939 and...

Aid and Attendance Benefits for Widows of Korean Conflict Vets

The Korean War took place during the 1950s between North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) and South Korea (Republic of Korea). Several countries were involved in the conflict, including China, Russia and the...

A Personal Take On The V.A. Aid & Attendance Benefit

My father died in 1986. He had been diagnosed with lung cancer as he was a heavy smoker starting in his military years just over 18 years old. Ironically, the chemotherapy and radiation treatments...

Coast Guard Veterans Benefits, Part 2

Veterans of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) were often exposed to occupational hazards that could cause serious health issues. These health risks were similar to hazards encountered by U.S. Navy personnel, such as noise...

Air Force Veterans Benefits

Most Air Force veterans are eligible for VA benefits. This includes Air Force vets who served during WWII, the Korean War and Vietnam Conflict. Disability compensation is provided to veterans with disabilities, diseases and injuries...

Navy Veteran Benefits

The Veterans Administration (VA) provides many different types of benefits to U.S. Navy veterans, including disability compensation, health (medical) care, pensions and educational programs. Some benefits are also available for dependents and spouses. Eligibility...

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