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
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.