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Survivors and Dependents, Chapter 35

Survivors and dependents of a veteran may be eligible for benefits if the Veteran died while on active duty; died after discharge from active duty of a service-connected disability; is permanently and totally disabled as a result of a service-connected injury; or is listed as missing in action for a total of more than 90 days. Eligible persons are entitled to a maximum of 45 months of full-time benefits. Benefit rates are determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Payments are usually provided for children between the ages of 18 and 26.

More information regarding educational benefits may be obtained by visiting the Department of Veterans Affairs at  To check on your status and/or receive information on your monthly rate, call 1-888-442-4551.


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