VA’s enrollment verification requirement is expands to students attending Institutions of Higher Learning.
Veterans may be granted compensation for specific post-service medical conditions that arose because of their military service.
Appointments for Interviews with Benefits Counselors
Benefit Counselors are available for in-person and virtual appointments. If you would like to set up a meeting with a Benefits Counselor, please click the following link to the new Visitor Engagement Reporting Application (VERA). Assistance is also available by contacting our National Call Center at 1-800-827-1000.
Are you an Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veteran?
You may be entitled to a Native allotment selection, if you are an Alaska Native Vietnam Veteran who served between 1964 and 1971, AND have not received a Native allotment, OR are a heir to someone who meets the above criteria. For more information, visit the Bureau of Land Management web site and CLICK HERE for more information.
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Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP)
On March 11, 2021, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched VRRAP for Veterans who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Veterans participating in VRRAP can receive education and training for high-demand occupations, which is determined by the Commissioner of Labor Statistics. Veterans will receive up to 12 months of tuition and fees and a monthly housing allowance based on Post-9/11 GI Bill rates. To learn more about VRRAP and how to apply for the program, Veterans can visit www.va.gov. Veterans can also contact the Education Call Center at 888-442-4551 between 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. EST, Monday-Friday to speak with a VA education representative.