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Burial and Memorial Benefits Available to Veterans

Jim T. Miller | Posted 12.01.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

The Veterans Administration offers a number of burial and memorial benefits to veterans if their discharge from the military was under conditions other than dishonorable -- which will need to be verified.

Same Song....

John Toussaint, MD | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
John Toussaint, MD

In a strange way, the VA and military health system problems might actually help American medicine leaders figure out the way forward.

Jon Hammers Obama On VA Benefits: 'That Is F*cking Criminal'

Posted 03.28.2013 | Comedy

Jon Stewart gave the Obama administration a stern talking-to on Wednesday, accusing the president of failing wounded veterans. And on this one issue, ...

Chelsea Kiene

Veterans Present Petition To White House Calling Obama To Fix Benefits Backlog

HuffingtonPost.com | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans met with senior White House officials Wednesday to express what they are calling an urgent need...

Veterans Are Vital Part of the '47 Percent'

Patrick Murphy | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Patrick Murphy

When Mitt Romney says he isn't concerned about 47 percent of the country, his words and past actions prove to veterans and military families that his values couldn't be further from those that we all share.

David Wood

Combat Wounded And Veterans Not The Freeloaders Romney Suggested

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

Bobby Henline does standup comedy. Luana Schneider is not a freeloader. Bobby Henline isn't dependent on government either, even though he rec...

WWI Widow, 110, FINALLY Gets VA Benefits Boost

AP | Posted 08.13.2012 | Impact

A 110-year-old Pennsylvania widow is getting a benefits boost because of her husband's World War I service. Family members say Alda Collins is now ...

Still Too Many Cracks in the System

Christine Hill | Posted 08.07.2012 | Impact
Christine Hill

After a decade of war, the expectation is our wounded will make a "seamless transition" from military service programs to receipt of needed VA services and benefits.

VA Offers $100 Million In Grants To Prevent Veteran Homelessness

Posted 12.06.2011 | Impact

In an effort to keep veterans from turning to the streets, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced Monday that it will offer $100 million in gran...

Amanda Terkel

Dems Push Pentagon To Give Veterans' Benefits To Gays Discharged Under DADT

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Democratic lawmakers urged the Defense Department Thursday to allow all service members discharged under "don't ask, don't te...