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Veterans Law: Introduction

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Veterans Law encompasses a wide array of rights and benefits that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) administers.  This guide covers research into the most common rights and benefits afforded veterans.  Such rights and benefits include education, disability compensation, pension, health care, vocational rehabilitation, home loan guaranty, life insurance, survivor benefits, and burial benefits.  Also included is research information on Virginia specific benefits and information on obtaining or correcting a veteran’s military service record. Search the Department's website here.


Contact the Department of Veterans Affairs 

Benefits 1-800-827-1000
Education & Training 1-888-442-4554
Life Insurance 1-800-669-8477
Special Issues 1-800-749-8387
Health Care 1-877-222-8387
Headstones/Markers 1-800-697-6947
VA Inspector General      1-800-488-8244
TDD 1-800-829-4833

Virginia State Veterans Resources

Virginia Department of Veterans Services offers a wide array of benefits to veterans and family members living in Virginia. These benefits are in addition to those offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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