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November 12, 2002

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, http://www.va.gov/

The VA coordinates the federal government's services and information for America's veterans. Major categories include:

  • health benefits and services
  • compensation and pension benefits
  • home loan and guaranty services
  • education benefits
  • burial and memorial benefits
  • vocational rehabilitation and employment services
  • life insurance programs
  • appeals heard by the Board of Veterans' Appeals.

The website features specialized information for:

  • homeless vets
  • military services
  • minority vets
  • women vets.

Veterans will find online application forms and researchers will find statistics on veteran demographics.

2008, M.G. Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington