Veterans Benefits For Dummies
* Health care
* Ongoing care for wounded and disabled vets
* Education assistance
* Vocational rehabilitation
* Life insurance
* Home loan guarantees
* Survivors' benefits
* Burial benefits
Part I: Benefit ting From Benefits.
Chapter 1: The Wonderful World of Veterans Benefits.
Chapter 2: Determining Veteran Status and Qualifying for Benefits.
Chapter 3: Navigating Your Way through the Red Tape of Claims and Appeals.
Part II: A Healthy Look at Medical Care and Compensation Programs.
Chapter 4: Veterans Affairs Healthcare.
Chapter 5: Tricare: The Military’s Health Insurance.
Chapter 6: Disability Compensation and Pensions.
Chapter 7: Getting Your Military Retirement Pay.
Chapter 8: Carrying On: Payments and Benefits for Survivors.
Chapter 9: Burial and Memorial Benefits.
Part III: Understanding Education and Employment Programs.
Chapter 10: Advancing Your Education through the GI Bill.
Chapter 11: Aid and Vocational Training for Disabled and Homeless Veterans.
Chapter 12: Veterans’ Job Preference & Small Business Loans.
Part IV: Home Is Where the Heart Is — Except When You’re Traveling!
Chapter 13: Financing Your Dream House: VA Home Loan Guarantees.
Chapter 14: There’s No Place Like (A Military Retirement) Home.
Chapter 15: Shopping Until You Drop.
Chapter 16: Things to Do, Places to See: Travel Benefits.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Ten Places to Get Help with Veterans Benefits.
Chapter 18: Ten T ips for Avoiding Problems with Your VA Benefit Claims.
Chapter 19: Ten T ips for Traveling via the Military.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Rod Powers is a recognized expert in all U.S. military matters. A military author, his articles have appeared in numerous military and civilian publications. Powers is the co-author of the successful ASVAB For Dummies, 2nd Edition, and serves as a military guide for About.com.