Learn about your Military Benefits

This website is intended to inform you, the active duty or military veteran, about the rights you’ve earned for your service to your country. Please explore the categories below for more information on every area of your military benefits.

GI Bill

GI Bill Overview – VAJoe.com provides a great general overview of the GI Bill. Find schools that are especially focused on Veterans and find scholarships to help fund your education.

Official GI Bill Site – This is the VA’s official site on the GI Bill. Learn what educational benefits you qualify and where you’re eligible to use them.

GI Bill at Wikipedia – A simple overview of the GI Bill and its history on Wikipedia.

GI Bill Info – Free information on the GI Bill from GoArmyEd.

Air Force Reserve GI Bill – Info from the official AF Reserve website.

Military Friendly Universities

Learn about military benefits for your education courtesy of Regent University.

Home Loans

VA Home Loan Resources – This is a great section on getting a VA mortgage compiled by the folks at the VA Mortgage Center.

Official VA website – The VA’s offical home loan website. Be sure to check out their great FAQ section.

VA Loan Guide – Military.com’s VA mortgage guide is a great resource to learn more about what you qualify for under the VA’s Loan Guaranty Program.

Loans on About.com – A quick and easy guide to VA loans from About.com’s military section.

HUD – The official website of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Military Healthcare

Tricare – The military health care program’s official website.

CHAMPVA – Visit here to learn more about the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Military Health and Medical Care – About.com’s health care resources for active duty military personnel and veterans.

Tricare Explained – An easy guide to your TRICARE benefits.

Veteran’s Healthcare – Find out what benefits you are eligible after your active duty run.

Military Pay

Military Pay Charts – Charts based on the 2007 Military Pay Scale.

Defense Finance and Accounting Service – The official military pay website.

About.com Military Pay – Learn about military pay from the US Military experts at About.com.

OSD Military Compensation Website – Good info on retirement pay and survivor benefits.

Military Pay Grades – Pay grades broken down by service and experience level.

Veteran Jobs

VA Jobs – The Department of Veteran’s Affairs official job recruitment website.

Military Careers – Info on jobs after your military service.

VetJobs.com – One of the best post-military job recruiting companies.

MilitaryExits.com – Free listings for Veterans returning to the civilian job force.

Jobs for Veterans Act – Ideas on careers that are especially Vet-friendly.

Funeral Benefits

Military Funeral Honors – This is the official military funeral website. Visit here to find out who is eligible for a military funeral and what exactly the ceremony entails.

Presidential Memorial Certificate – Request an official certificate of memory for recently deceased veterans. It is signed by the President of the United States in honor of the veteran’s service.

Military.com’s Memorial Resources – Find out more about active duty and veteran death benefits. This site has lots of good information on burial flags, pensions, and survivor benefits.

CEM.va.gov – The official Burial and Memorial website of the VA.

Burial Benefits for Veterans – MilitaryConnections.com has created a great listing of resources for proper military funerals.

General Veteran Info

Visit Vets.org as it builds more information on Veteran Loans and other VA Benefits.