The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is a federal agency tasked with providing support and benefits to active members of the U.S. armed forces, as well as veterans and their families. Benefits provided by the Departme... More »

As of 2015, you can apply for veterans benefits by visiting the official website of the United States Veterans Administration eBenefits page ( and choosing the type of benefit you are applying for. Once ... More » Government & Politics Social Services

The modern Veterans Administration was created through President Herbert Hoover's executive order on July 21, 1930, in which he elevated the previously established Veteran's Bureau to a federal administration. In 1988, P... More »

Spouses and children of deceased veterans may be eligible to receive the Survivors Pension benefit by applying directly to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Numerous criteria must be met to be eligible for these b... More » Government & Politics Military

As of 2015, Veterans with service-connected disabilities may be eligible for a one-time automobile allowance payment from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for the purchase of a car. Charity organizations, such as ... More »

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has a number of housing assistance programs available for veterans. Additionally, charitable organizations such as the Veterans Affordable Housing Program and Volunteers of America... More » Government & Politics Military

Military veterans seeking loan assistance to purchase a home can apply for a government-backed Federal Housing Administration loan or a VA loan backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Vets seeking loan assista... More » Government & Politics Military