Veterean advisor

Gillums Jr., Sherman
January 2006
PN;Jan2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p62
Trade Publication
The articles answers a question of a veteran related to Veterans Association benefits. It is reported that dependents of service-connected veterans may be entitled to two benefits. The first one is Dependency Indemnity Compensation, a $993 monthly benefit paid to eligible survivors of a veteran who died as a result of his or her service-connected condition. The other entitlement is the Dependents' Education Assistance or Chapter 35 benefits. The claimant must be a spouse, son, or daughter of a veteran who is permanently and totally disabled as the result of, or dies of, a service-connected disability to be eligible for Chapter 35.


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