Do VA Benefits Pass On to Family Members? | theSITREP

In this episode of theSITREP, Paul and Mike discuss six different VA benefits that may be passed on to a Veteran’s family. For additional information and to see which benefits you or your family may qualify, visit the web links below.

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00:00:00 Introduction
00:00:28 Do Veterans Benefits pass on to their family
00:00:48 Dependency & Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
00:01:18 Survivors Pension
00:01:40 Survivors’ & Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program
00:02:13 Home Loan Guarantee
00:02:32 Burial Benefits & Assistance
00:02:56 CHAMPVA – Civilian Health and Medical Program
00:03:23 Closing

For Dependency & Indemnity Compensation (DIC), visit:

For Survivors Pension, visit:

For Survivors’ & Dependents Educational Assistance Program (DEA), visit:

For Home Loan Guarantee, visit:

For Burial Benefits & Assistance, visit:

For CHAMPVA, visit:

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is comprised of three different administrations:

(1) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) – Provides health care at 1,298 facilities, including 171 hospitals and 1,113 outpatient clinics, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.

(2) Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) – Provides a variety of benefits and services for Service Members, Veterans, and their families including compensation, pension and fiduciary, insurance, education, loan guaranty, vocational rehabilitation and employment, and more.

(3) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) – Provides burial space for Veterans and their eligible family members, and maintains national cemeteries as national shrines, sacred to the honor and memory of those interred or memorialized there.

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This video was produced and published by VA New England Healthcare System: "Proudly Serving Those Who Served." To learn more about VA New England Healthcare System or to connect with your Veterans benefits, please visit

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