A deceased veteran is entitled to a government headstone, a burial flag and a Presidential Memorial Certificate. If the veteran is buried in a national cemetery, his spouse and dependents are entitled to a gravesite, the... More » Government & Politics Military

Through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, a military veteran's wife may be eligible for monthly compensation, a pension, health care and memorial and burial benefits. She may also receive help with education and t... More » Government & Politics Military

State veteran benefits are special privileges that different states in the United States offer citizens who have attained veteran status. The benefits are a token of appreciation for their service to the country, and the... More » Government & Politics Social Services
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