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BENEFITS — From pay to the GI Bill, from home loans to health care -- learn about the benefits you qualify for as a U.S. servicemember, veteran, or retiree.



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GENERAL BENEFITS





* Veterans Benefits & Benefit Programs: Overview *






CHAMPVA Overview






Military Report






Veterans Benefits: Frequently Asked Questions



DEATH AND BURIAL 





* Death & Burial Overview *



Arlington National Cemetery



Burial Flags



Burial in National Cemeteries



Death & Burial Benefits: Eligibility



Death & Burial: Funeral Honors



Headstone and Marker Emblems



Headstones and Markers



National Cemeteries Listing



Presidential Memorial Certificates



Reimbursement of Burial Expenses



Remains of Retirees and Family Members



Retired Casualty Assistance Services



Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance



State Cemeteries



State Cemeteries Listing




DEPENDENT CARE 





Allowances for Dependents



Dependency and Indemnity Compensation



Educational Provisions For Dependents



Incarcerated Veterans




DISABILITY 





Disability Compensation



Disability Pension Benefits



Sexual Trauma




GI BILL 





* GI Bill (Active Duty & Veteran) *



Background



Counseling



Eligibility Details (Active Duty & Veteran)



How the GI Bill Works for You (Active Duty & Veteran)



How to Apply (Active Duty & Veterans)



Payments Table (Active Duty & Veteran): FY2003



Payments Table (Active Duty & Veteran): FY2004



What's New with the GI Bill? (Active Duty & Veteran)




INSURANCE 





* Veterans Life Insurance Overview *



Assistance With Insurance



Life Insurance Tips



Long Term Care Insurance



Renters Insurance



Service-Disabled Veterans Insurance



Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance



Veterans Group Life Insurance (VGLI)



Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance (VMLI)




RETIREE HEALTH CARE 





* Retiree Health Care Overview *



Health Benefits for Retirees in Federal Medical Facilities



Hospital Insurance Benefits



Medicare



Supplemental Insurance



TRDP (TRICARE Retiree Dental Program): Overview



TRDP: Coverage



TRDP: More About the Program



TRICARE and Medicare



TRICARE For Life



TRICARE Senior Pharmacy Program



Types of Private Insurance




SOCIAL SECURITY 





* Social Security Overview *



Amounts of Benefits



Benefits Available to You



Benefits May Be Taxable



Bigger Benefits by Additional Work



Credits Necessary for Retirement and Survivor Benefits



Disability Benefits



Earned Income After Social Security Starts



Estimating Retirement Benefits



How Members Earn Credit



Insurance Coverage



Lump-Sum Death Payment



Medicare



Payments into Social Security Trust Funds



Reduced Benefits as Early as 62





Military Reunions



Hundreds of military reunions take place each year. Check to see if you have a reunion coming up, or post a notice about a reunion you are planning. Click here.

SPACE A TRAVEL 





* Space A Travel Center *



Space A Eligibility



Space A Gateways



Space A Lodging




SURVIVOR BENEFIT PLAN 





* Survivor Benefits Plan Overview *



Election Changes



Election Options



SBP and Taxes



SBP Annuity



SBP Premiums



Supplemental SBP



The Social Security Offset



Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act (USFSPA)




TRICARE 





* TRICARE Overview *



Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System



Family Care Authorized



Family Care Not Authorized



Priority of Care



TRICARE and Medicare



TRICARE Cost Co-Pay Schedule



TRICARE Extra



TRICARE For Life



TRICARE Overseas



TRICARE Pharmacy Options



TRICARE Prime



TRICARE Senior Pharmacy Program



TRICARE Service Centers




VA LOANS 





* VA Loan Center *



Loan Pre-Approval



VA Home Loan Guide



VA Loan Certificate of Eligibility



VA Loan Eligibility Calculator



VA-Foreclosed Homes




VETERAN EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING 





Job Boards



Veterans Business



Veterans Educational Assistance Program




VETERAN HEALTH CARE 





* Veterans Health Care Overview *



Health Care Costs



Health Care Eligibility



Health Care Enrollment



Medical Benefits Package




VETERAN HEALTH PROGRAMS 





Agent Orange & Other Herbicides



Alcohol/Drug Dependency Treatment



Blind Veterans Services



Death Pension



Gulf War Syndrome & Related Illnesses



Radiation Exposure








EDUCATION — Learn about the wide variety of education programs and benefits available to military personnel, and connect with schools that value military experience.



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GENERAL EDUCATION





* Education Overview *






Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (DEA)






Tuition Top-Up Program






Tutorial Assistance Program






Veterans' Education Assistance Program (VEAP)






Work-Study Program



GI BILL 





* GI Bill (Active Duty & Veteran) *



Background



Counseling



Eligibility Details (Active Duty & Veteran)



How the GI Bill Works for You (Active Duty & Veteran)



How to Apply (Active Duty & Veterans)



Payments Table (Active Duty & Veteran): FY2003



Payments Table (Active Duty & Veteran): FY2004



What's New with the GI Bill? (Active Duty & Veteran)




RESERVE AND GUARD EDUCATION 





Background



Counseling





Getting Education Benefits Is Easy



Using your GI Bill benefits to earn the degree or certificate you want is easy. We have already found the military-friendly schools that will help you succeed. Get free information today.

SERVICE-SPECIFIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS 





Air Force Aid Society: Policies and Programs



Family Member Educational Assistance Programs








FAMILY — Learn about programs, services, and non-military organizations that can help out servicemembers' families.



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GENERAL FAMILY





* Family & Individual Help Overview *






Commissaries, Exchange, and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Benefits






Family Member Educational Assistance Programs



PRIVATE HELP 





Air Force Aid Society



Air Force Aid Society: Policies and Programs



Armed Services YMCA



Army Emergency Relief



Navy-Marine Corps Relief





Using Your VA Loan Benefit



If you have always wanted to own you own home, there is no better time. Interest rates are at near-historic lows. Using your VA Loan, you can pay little to nothing down. Get pre-approved today.

 




GENERAL INFO — From medals to discussion boards, from installation guides to important forms -- learn about the military life here.



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GENERAL INFO





Assistance for Homeless Veterans






Discussion Boards






Equipment Guides






Former Prisoners of War






Military Forms






Parents' Dependency and Indemnity Compensation






Women Veterans



APPEALS 





* Appeals Process Overview *



Appeals Glossary



Appeals Process Checklist



Appeals: Frequently Asked Questions



Board of Veterans Appeals



The Appeals Process: Step 1



The Appeals Process: Step 2



The Appeals Process: Step 3



The Appeals Process: Step 4



The Appeals Process: Step 5



The Appeals Process: Step 6



The Appeals Process: Step 7



U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals




COMMUNITY 





Buddy Finder



Community Center: Air Force



Community Center: Army



Community Center: Coast Guard



Community Center: Marine Corps



Community Center: Navy



Discussion Boards



Military Associations



Reunions




INSTALLATIONS 





Installations: Air Force



Installations: Army



Installations: Marine Corps



Installations: Navy




MILITARY LAW 





* Military Law Overview *



Legal Assistance



Top Ten Investment Scams





More Job Listings



Great companies are posting jobs on the Military Job Board. Use your valuable military experience to find the job you want at a company like Cisco, Procter & Gamble, or Omni Financial. Get Started.

RECORDS 





* Records Overview *



Awards, Medals, & Decorations



Correcting Military Records



Discharge Review



Getting Records of Military Personnel or Others



Military Personnel Records Locations



Rebuilding Service Records



Replacing Military Records




RELOCATION 





Relocation Center



Relocation Deals and Discounts



Relocation Guides




RESTRICTIONS FOR RETIRED MILITARY PERSONNEL 





* Retiree Restrictions Overview *



Conflict of Interest



Employment in the DoD



Foreign Citizenship and Retired Pay



Foreign Government Employment



Nongovernment Employment



Pre-Retirement Matters



Retirement Overseas



Security Program



Speeches and Publication of Articles



Uniform Restrictions




RETIREMENT 





Correction of Military Records



How to Locate a Retiree



Privileges of Military Facilities



Retired Activities Offices



Retiree Identification Cards



Retiree Mobilization



Retiree Status and Categories



Use of Military Titles



Wearing Medals, Awards, and Decorations



Wearing the Uniform








HEALTH — Whether you're an active duty servicemember, veteran, or retiree, find out what health benefits and programs you qualify for.



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GENERAL HEALTH





* Medical Benefits Overview *






Care for Family Members in Military Facilities






Continued Health Care Benefit Program






Cross Utilization of Medical Facilities






Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System






Family Care Authorized






Family Care Charges






Family Care Not Authorized






Family Care: Supplemental Care






Medical Benefits Package






Medical Benefits Table






Transportation of Dependent Patients






Uniformed Services Family Health Plan



RETIREE HEALTH CARE 





* Retiree Health Care Overview *



Health Benefits for Retirees in Federal Medical Facilities



Hospital Insurance Benefits



Medicare



Supplemental Insurance



TRDP (TRICARE Retiree Dental Program): Overview



TRDP: Coverage



TRDP: More About the Program



TRICARE and Medicare



TRICARE For Life



TRICARE Senior Pharmacy Program



Types of Private Insurance




TRICARE 





* TRICARE Overview *



Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System



Family Care Authorized



Family Care Not Authorized



Priority of Care



TRICARE and Medicare



TRICARE Cost Co-Pay Schedule



TRICARE Extra



TRICARE For Life



TRICARE Overseas



TRICARE Pharmacy Options



TRICARE Prime



TRICARE Senior Pharmacy Program



TRICARE Service Centers





Long Term Protection



Protect your family against the rising cost of long term care. Get a free, no-obligation information packet on Long Term Care Insurance and speak with a licensed long term care advisor. Click here.

VETERAN HEALTH CARE 





* Veterans Health Care Overview *



Health Care Costs



Health Care Eligibility



Health Care Enrollment



Medical Benefits Package




VETERAN HEALTH PROGRAMS 





Agent Orange & Other Herbicides



Alcohol/Drug Dependency Treatment



Blind Veterans Services



Death Pension



Gulf War Syndrome & Related Illnesses



Radiation Exposure








PAY — Pay is the most tangible benefit you get from being in the military. Get an overview of the different pays available, and link to specific topics.



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GENERAL PAY





Accrued Leave






Allotments






Answering Questions About Pay






Credit Education Center






Garnishment






Military Tax Center



RETIRED PAY 





* Retired Pay Overview *



Allotments From Retired Pay



Answering Questions About Pay



COLA for Retirees



Computing Retired Pay



Direct Deposit of Pay



Garnishment of Retired Pay



Retired Pay Centers



Retired Pay Checks



Suspension of Retired Pay



Waiver of Retired Pay





 





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