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Should I complete an Advanced Directive?

I would like to get assistance in completing my Living Will or Durable Power of Attorney. Does the VA have someone that can assist me? VA encourages veterans to think about their health care options through the use of Advanced Directives such as Living Wills and Durable Power of Attorney. …

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What is VA’s policy on flag folding recitations?

The link http://www1.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=1406 provides the VA policy regarding flag folding recitations. The outlines are mentioned here for your reference: “13-Fold” Ceremony, Other Scripts Approved VA’s Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs, William F. Tuerk has stated, “Honoring the burial wishes of veterans is one of the highest commitments for the men …

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Are veterans of the Coast Guard eligible for healthcare?

Under what circumstances is a Coast Guard veteran eligible for healthcare enrollment? The eligibility requirements for VA Heath Care benefits are no different for a veteran currently serving or who has served in the Coast Guard than veterans who served or are serving in the Air Force, Navy or other …

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Do I have to make a long-term care copayment?

Nonservice-connected veterans and non-compensable zero percent service-connected veterans may be subject to a long-term care copayment. Some veterans may be required to complete VA Form 10-10EC, Application for Extended Care Services. Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability do not have to make a long-term care copayment.

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