Benefits

  • New Property Tax Credit for Some Montgomery County Residents

    The new property tax credit provides a tax credit to people over 65 years of age who have lived and owned a dwelling for at least 40 consecutive years, or are retired from one of the U.S. Armed Forces.

  • Minority Veterans Benefits Virtual Town Hall

    An opportunity to have your questions asked and answered on benefits and services by a dynamic lineup of speakers from the VA. Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 p.m. (EST). Registration is required.

  • VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations

    Through the Pre-Need Determination of Eligibility Program, upon request, individuals can learn if they are eligible for burial or memorialization in a VA national cemetery.

  • Agent Orange Town Hall

    Vietnam Veterans of America Maryland State Council is hosting an Agent Orange Town Hall meeting on April 3 from 2 to 5pm in Greenbelt. Seating is limited so email Bob Hartman at ret1sgusar@aol.com to register.

  • VAntage Point Blog: Appeals Process

    VAntage Point, the online blog of the Department of Veterans Affairs, posted an article on February 17th detailing the appeals process. This blog is part of an ongoing series based around claims and appeals. If this is the first time you are reading this blog, the author encourages you to read the first two in the series about the appeals process – Claims and Appeals and Appeals at the Regional Level.

  • American Legion’s Benefits App

    The American Legion Claims Coach provides step-by-step guidance to help you and your service officer through the process of filing for VA benefits.

  • Congress Agrees to Boost Tricare Pharmacy Co-Pays in 2016 Defense Bill

    U.S. lawmakers voted on Tuesday to increase pharmacy co-pays of mostly military retirees.

  • Report: VA health Care Needs Total Overhaul

    New report on VA healthcare shows that there must be a complete overhaul of the system or Veterans will not receive the help they deserve.

  • 5 Must Know GI Bill Facts

    Are you looking at using your GI Bill? Here are some important facts that you may not have known.

  • New Tricare Drug Prices Take Effect Oct. 1, Pentagon Says

    Due to changes with Tricare, Military families and retirees who regularly refill some brand-name medications at retail pharmacies will need to either switch to home delivery, get their drugs at a military treatment facility or start paying for them out of pocket beginning October 1.