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Veterans Benefits

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Veteran’s Benefits

Veteran’s pay a heavy price for our freedom, but do we in turn repay them back? Once veteran’s return home they receive several benefits, such as education, disability compensation, and low-cost medical care. Each are specific due to how they benefit each veteran, but not all are capable of fully providing the veteran. Veterans receive benefits based on discharge from active military service other than dishonorable conditions. Active service must be serving full time as a member under several branches, Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, or as a commissioned officer of the Public Health Service, Environmental Services Administration or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (Military) Health care
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The benefit was created help servicemembers and other eligible veterans cover cost of tuition and other education for them once they return home from active duty or for their children. The GI Bill has several major active programs that are specific payments and scholarships for educational benefits which are, Post 9/11 GI Bill, Active Duty Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve and Guard Montgomery GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation and Education Program. (Military) Being in the military often puts a toll on the men and women who fight for our freedom mentally, resulting in PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs the only benefit guaranteed to veterans for PTSD is access to a Peer Support Group. Other organizations such as Real Warriors offer advice to seek out medical help through speaking with a VA approved medical doctor to confirm PTSD and then become eligible for…show more content…
VA burial allowances are monetary allowances used to pay for burial and funeral costs for eligible veterans families. Although the VA benefits families for costs and expenses, some families receive more money depending on, service-connected death or not, or if the veteran was hospitalized by the VA at the time of death. (Military) Reimbursements are also provided as two payments, one, a burial, including cremation, and funeral expense allowance, and two, a plot interment allowance.
Through the hard-work, determination, and sacrifice that the veterans put in, while serving in active duty military, they receive as much benefits as we can provide, but not all veterans receive the care they solely deserve. In my opinion, veterans do receive the care they need, but are not provided equal amount of care. Hopefully, with Donald Trump supporting the veterans, during his presidency he will be capable of providing the veterans more support and equality to benefit the veterans needs as well as their
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