BENEFITS NEWS:

October 2014

Camp Lejeune Families of Veterans: Did you live on the U.S. Marine
Corps base between 1957 and 1987 for 30 or more days? You may be
eligible for reimbursement of out-of-pocket medical expenses for 15
conditions. Apply online http://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/apply/ or call 1-866-372-1144 for help. Visit www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/camp-lejeune to learn more.


 

Effective October 1, 2014, VBA’s automobile grant which assist an eligible Veteran / Service (USCS 38 §3901-3903) to purchase an automobile or other conveyance has increased to $20,114.34.

 

This is a onetime payment to the seller of the automobile or other conveyance. Veterans can retrieve their original 21-4502 if they are a registered user in eBenefits or by contacting their local VBA Regional Office.

 

All inquiries on specific claims or other VBA benefits should be directed to the VBA at 1-800-827-1000. OR Contact your Service Officer in your area.

 

We are currently awaiting the COLA increase for the Clothing Allowance and Housing Adaptation benefits for FY15.