Veterans Benefits

10 Facts at a Glance about Veterans Benefits

  1. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits do not cover all the funeral or cremation arrangements of honorably discharged veterans.
  2. You will need documentation to verify military service.
  3. A veteran’s family must request a United States flag.
  4. Military Funeral Honors ceremonies must be scheduled in advance.
  5. Veterans’ caskets are not free.
  6. A “Presidential Memorial Certificate” must be requested.
  7. If you choose not to be buried in a VA national cemetery, monetary burial benefits are limited.
  8. There are eligibility requirements for burial in a VA national cemetery.
  9. Headstones or markers for a burial space in a private cemetery must be requested.
  10. The issuance or replacement of military service medals, awards and decorations must be requested in writing.

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