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Veterans, Are You Receiving ALL Your VA Benefits?

 

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For more information call:
Veterans & Families:
1–800–507–4571
VA Staff: 1–866–233–0152

The Post–9⁄11 GI Bill
We are now accepting applications for the Post–9⁄11 GI Bill benefit that is effective August 1, 2009. Individuals with active duty service since September 11, 2001, may be eligible for this benefit and can apply on–line at www.GIBILL.VA.gov. The program provides tuition

 

 

 

NON-SERVICE CONNECTED PENSION REQUIREMENTS:

        I.         Veteran must have Served 90 days of active duty, 1 Day during wartime anywhere .

                        War Time Service Dates:

                           World War II - 12/7/1941 to 12/31/1946

                      Korean War - 6/27/1950 to 1/31/1955

                      Vietnam Era 2/28/1961 to 8/4/1964 "In Vietnam Only"

                                        8/5/1964 to 5/7/1975

                      Persian Gulf - 8/2/1990 until?                                   

        II.         Honorably or Medically Discharged

        III.        Private paying for Medical Expenses

 

NON-SERVICE CONNECTED PENSION PRELIMINARY DOCUMENTS NEEDED:

I.                   VETERAN – SINGLE / WIDOWED

·         Certified Military Discharge Documents

·         Veteran’s Social Security Benefits Verification Letter for Present Year

 II.                VETERAN – MARRIED

·         All the above plus

·         Spouse’s Social Security Benefits Verification Letter for Present Year

·         Marriage License or Certificate

 III.             VETERAN – SURVIVING SPOUSE

·         Certified Military Discharge Documents

·         Marriage License or Certificate

·         Death Certificate of Veteran

·         Surviving spouse’s Social Security Benefits Verification Letter for Present Year

         WHERE CAN I ORDER THIS INFORMATION IF IT’S LOST?

MILITARY DOCUMENTS

http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/

SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS VERIFICATION LETTER

https://secure.ssa.gov/apps6z/BEVE/main.html

MARRIAGE LICENSES

Contact the county clerk’s office in the county the couple were married in to obtain a copy.

 

Persons who provide services are employed by Southwest Tax and Retirement Services, a for- profit company.

The free service is for our assistance with the application for VA Pension Benefits only.

Veterans and others who seek our assistance with their application for VA benefits may be solicited for other tax or benefits application-related products and/or services for a fee.

There is no obligation to purchase/use any such products/services.

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