Returning Service Members
Health Care and Other Benefits You’ve Earned
It’s right there on the internet home page of every VA Medical Center.
A little yellow ribbon and the words:
Click on the ribbon and discover the many benefits VA offers OEF/OIF Veterans.
Health Care — VA provides five years of cost-free health care to OEF/OIF Veterans for any injury or illness associated with your service. There’s a link on the website to help you enroll in VA health care today.
Look for the little yellow ribbon.
Shortcuts to Access Your Health Benefits Today
- Identify a VA Medical Center for you to visit.
- Complete VA Form 10-10EZ and submit it online or by phone, mail or in person
- Learn more about all of the health care services offered by the VA on the new health benefits website.
- Remember to bring your DD214 with you on your first VA Medical Center visit!
- Find out where your local VA OEF/OIF Team is located.
What Else Can VA Do for Me?
VA offers a variety of services and benefits to Veterans. Go here to see what you may qualify for.
You’ll find links to these valuable VA programs:
Going Back to School — VA pays benefits to eligible Veterans, reservists and active duty service members to support your continuing education goals, including for on-the-job training, apprenticeships and non-college degree programs. Learn about the Post 9/11 GI Bill today.
Finding a Job — You've served your country, now you are ready for a new challenge. What do you want to do next? Get help finding and securing a job, browse career opportunities, or learn more about working at the VA.
How Do I Get Help — Am I eligible? VA regional offices can help you with completing and filing the right VA forms.
180 Day Dental Benefit — OEF/OIF combat Veterans may be eligible for one-time dental care — but you must apply with 180 days of your separation date from active duty.
Find Family Support at Vet Centers — If you have served in any combat zone, local Vet Centers can help you and your family with readjustment counseling and outreach services — for free.
Veterans Benefits Regional Offices — Help with completing and filing the right VA forms.