According to recent news reports, the government will soon announce that the 2011 Cost of Living Adjustment for military retirees, disabled veterans, and social security recipients will be zero for the the second year in a row.
Military pay and benefits have been a hot topic of debate this fall; from the zero increase in military retiree and veteran cost of living adjustments to the proposed reductions in future military base pay raises, there are plenty of issues for Servicemembers and military retirees to focus on.
Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces who live in Florida have access to several state funded benefits including veteran homes, tax exemptions, veteran employment preference, education benefits, hunting and fishing privileges, reduced permit fees and more.
The Veterans’ Benefits Act of 2010 will not add any new benefits for veterans, but, it will make some important improvements which include increased allowances for disabled veterans and various veterans’ insurance options.
Defense Department officials estimate it will cost each member $2,400 per year to cover each child over age 21 (or 23) until they are 26. This is a provision would be unique to TRICARE and would not be imposed on non-military parents.
New VA TV Ad campaign for thier National Veterans Awareness Campaign – “What Lies Ahead.” Is said to mark the beginning of a new chapter in VA’s communication and advertising efforts.
This Week, the First State of the Union: Delaware
Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces who live in Delaware have access to several state funded benefits including veteran homes, tax exemptions, veteran employment preference, education benefits, hunting and fishing privileges, and more.
Each fall our attention turns to D.C. as we wait to hear what next year’s Military pay raise will be. This year there are at least…
The Department of Veterans Affairs is now offering an alternative to traditional Government headstone or marker.
Congress passed the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2010 last week. But, before anyone rushes off to spend the increase, it is important to note that this will likely have no impact on VA benefits.