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VA Welcome Kit simplifies VA benefits, service process

February 19, 2020

The VA Welcome Kit makes it easier for service members, Veterans, family members, Caregivers and Survivors to understand the many different benefits and services offered by VA.

“The Welcome Kit can help guide you whether it’s time to go to school, get a job, buy a house, get healthcare, retire or make plans for your own care as you age,” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.

People can learn how to apply for VA healthcare, a disability rating, education benefits and more.

While still serving or a Veteran, there are many VA benefits and services available. The VA Welcome Kit includes handy one-page Quick Start Guides focused on specific topics. VA regularly updates the Welcome Kit online as new information becomes available.

Download the kit

People can download and print the VA Welcome Kit at https://www.va.gov/welcome-kit. People can provide general feedback and suggestions on ways VA can improve the Welcome Kit via email at vawelcomekit@va.gov. A YouTube video on the welcome kit is at https://youtu.be/DZvITWcWutE.

Hundreds of Veterans provided input into the VA Welcome Kit. The team who manages the VA Welcome Kit are mostly Veterans and people with many years of VA experience.

This article originally appeared on VAntage Point.

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