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My Dad served in WWII & was honorably discharged afterward.
My Dad served in WWII & was honorably discharged afterward. Dad has passed away & my 81 year old Mother thinks there are some kind of benefits, possibly medical for a surviving spouse. Mom is not well… read more
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My husband pass away May of o9 he had life Inc it payed all
My husband pass away May of o9 he had life Inc it payed all of funeral bill but he was 100percent service connected well the VA pay any thing on it i am his wife i want to know were they supose to pay… read more
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My father was an Army Doctor for 20 years. My Mother and father
My father was an Army Doctor for 20 years. My Mother and father divorced after he retired from the military. My father re-married. The military retirement was never signed over to her nor the new wife… read more
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My dad just passed on May 4th he is a vet from 1972-1976....
My dad just passed on May 4th he is a vet from 1972-1976.... will my mother get any pension? My dad was Kim Deward Branstetter born oct.25 1953… read more
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my husband died january 30th. he was retired from 22 years
my husband died january 30th. he was retired from 22 years of service. he was 100 percent disabled when he died from service connected illness. what is dic and do i qualify for it… read more
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Our daughter has Down Syndrome. She is 30 years old she get
Our daughter has Down Syndrome. She is 30 years old she get SSN which helps to pays her living expenses. She lives with her mother, me. My husband of 43 years retired from the navy the year after our … read more
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Is my 91 year old mother-in-law, whose WWII Veteran husband died in Long Beach, CA Veteran
Is my 91 year old mother-in-law, whose WWII Veteran husband died in Long Beach, CA Veteran's Hospital 25 years ago from Aspestosis, entitled to any other benefits besides burial in a Veteran's Cemetar… read more
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my sisters husband was a retired army veteran, he served
my sister's husband was a retired army veteran, he served years in the army he died almost 3 years ago and she gets none of his pension. The youngest child who turns 16 next year gets a check every mo… read more
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If my former spouse has remarried, am I required to forfeit
If my former spouse has remarried, am I required to forfeit my military retirement pay? She has been remarried 5 years.… read more
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My father never applied for his benefits as a world war II
My father never applied for his benefits as a world war II veterian. I am wondering if my mother has any benefits she should apply for to help her with her medical care, housing, medications and hospi… read more
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I was married to my ex husband for 7 1/2 years. He was in
I was married to my ex husband for 7 1/2 years. He was in the Army full time for almost 5 of those 7 1/2 years. Since our divorce he has been active duty Army National Guard the majority of which as a… read more
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My veteran husband died over a year ago from ALS which had
My veteran husband died over a year ago from ALS which had just been declared a service connected disability. He was rated at 100%- My question is- am i eligible for any type of long term care, either… read more
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My aunt, Marie Lefande is the widow of a WWII veteran, Anthony
My aunt, Marie Lefande is the widow of a WWII veteran, Anthony Lefande. He passed away in 2001. she may now be in need of assisted living or companion services. Does the military have any assistance a… read more
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My deceased husband was retired from the Navy and 100% disabled.
My deceased husband was retired from the Navy and 100% disabled. I have been receiving benefits since his death in 2001. I am now 72 years old and remarried last month. If I understand correctly my be… read more
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Regarding Military Retirement Trust Fund payments. Military
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can i get my deceased husband non service related pension.
can i get my deceased husband non service related pension. he died in October 1999 and was on disability. we are so pure and I need all the help i can get… read more
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My husband Passed away three years ago March. He served in
My husband Passed away three years ago March. He served in Korea during the Vietman conflict. He was honorably discharged. I believe he served 4 or 5 years. Am I entitled to any benefits from his serv… read more
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My mother is divorced from my father who is retired from the
My mother is divorced from my father who is retired from the Navy and still living. My mother is receiving a Navy pension as a result. If she remarries, will she lose that benefit?… read more
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