Most Underused State Benefits


U.S. states offer Veterans a wide range of benefits. State representatives provided VA the most underused benefit for Veterans, part of a five-part series. Below is a list of the benefits in alphabetical order by state.

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act claims now being determined

WASHINGTON —  The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will begin deciding claims for the  Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 at 12:01 a.m., Philippine Standard Time, Jan. 1, 2020. The Philippines is the farthest east VA regional benefits office.

VA launches diabetes campaign to help Veterans, health care teams better manage care

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched a new campaign this month to give Veterans a better understanding of their diabetes numbers, which are critical to their well-being.

The Voice | Issue 3 - Fiscal Year 2019

VA Center for Minority Veterans Newsletter

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Executive Director’s Corner

Stephen Dillard, CMV DirectorRecognizing, Engaging and Celebrating our Hispanic and Latinos Veterans

This September marked 51 years that the United States of America under Public Law, 90-498 celebrated and proclaimed September 15 - October 15 as National Hispanic Heritage Month. This month we recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans heritage and culture. At the Center for Minority Veterans, we will celebrate the brave and courageous Hispanic and Latino Americans, military personnel and Veterans that have “borne the battle.” Because of their sacrifice, we can experience and enjoy the freedom and democracy in the greatest country ever…the United States of America!