Brief overview of the Department of Veterans Affairs benefits
Veterans Affairs Benefits: More in-depth explanation on all the VA has to offer.
VA Benefits information (toll-free numbers): When you want to speak to a person instead of navigating a website.
Veteran Case Managers (or if your computer does not have Flash capability): Every state has Veteran Case Managers to assist veterans navigate the VA maze. Check your local state VA site on how to request yours.
FAQ VA’s burial services: What cemeteries are available for veterans? Can your spouse be buried with you? Find those answers and more on the VA Burial Benefits page. Please note that the VA does NOT make funeral arrangements or perform cremations. You will need to contact a funeral home or cremation service for that.
Requesting Military Service Records: To request a copy and a replacement of your military service records contact the National Personnel and Records Center (NPRC). The site has lots of information on what records the NPRC holds (and what years) as well as what information is in them, so be sure to browse around.
Military Medical and Health Records: Guide and forms for those seeking a copy of their service military records.
Replacing lost Medals and Awards: Guide and forms for those seeking to replace lost and or stolen awards and medals.
Location of military service records: A comprehensive list of which military records are housed where.