Veteran Benefits & Assistance

Originally founded in 1899 as the American Veterans of Foreign Service, the Veterans of Foreign Wars continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families. The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families.

Contact our Post Service Officer for Advice and Guidance in obtaining various benefits.
VFW Service Officer David Bradbury at 207-542-3958

Contact the VFW Department of MaineVeterans Services Service Officer for Help With VA Claims.
Cornelius J. Ware or JoAnn Bolduc
PO Box 3311, Togus VA Center
Augusta, ME 04330
Tel 207-623-5723
Fax 207-626-4732

  Federal Benefits for Veterans & Dependents     
  VA Benefits Fact Sheets       
  Burial Benefits, Veterans Administration   
  Burial Benefits, Office of the Secretary of Defense   
  VA Vet Centers     
  Health Care Benefits     
  VA Home Loans   
  VA S-DVI (VA Life Insurance: Eligible if Rated 0% or more. Must apply within time limit of receiving rating decision)   
  OEF / OIF Service Members   
  Apply for , or Check the status of, your Disability Compensation Claim   
  eBenefits: Learn about and Apply for various Veterans Affairs benefits online   
  Health Care     
  Social Security Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors (SSDI)   
  Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR)     
  TRICARE Benefit Info       
  Laws Protecting Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities       
  Long-Term Care   
  Armed Forces Retirement Home, Eligibility     
  Family Caregiver Program for Post-9/11 Veterans
Medical Foster Care Program, Geriatrics & Extended Care   
  Designated Service Connected Medical Conditions   
  Diseases Associated with Agent Orange Exposure     
  Agent Orange Fast Track Claims Processing System   
  Agent Orange Health Care Registry Exam for Veterans   
  Agent Orange Herbicide Tests & Storage Outside of Vietnam     
  Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses   
  Illnesses Related to Gulf War Service   
  Gulf War Health Care Registry Exam for Veterans   
  Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR)     
  VA Board of Veterans' Appeals       
  US Department of Labor: Veterans Employment and Training Service
VA Board of Veterans' Appeals   VFW Veterans Services     
  Air Force Aid Society   American Red Cross   Armed Forces Relief Trust   Army Emergency Relief   Cell Phone, Government Supported   Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund   Coast Guard Mutual Assistance   Help for Homeless Veterans   Homeless Vet 24 Hour Hotline (VA) 1-877-4AID VET   Homeless Veterans, VA   Legal Services ABA Pro Bono         Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society   Salvation Army   Service Members Civil Relief Act   Social Security Administration online   Social Security Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST)   United Way, Nationwide 2-1-1 Phone Numbers   Veterans Assistance Foundation   VFW Family Assistance   VFW National Military Services   VFW National Veterans Service   VFW Post Military Assistance   VFW Transitioning to Civilian Life   VFW Troop Support   Warrior Care, DoD & VA Resources Site   
  Laws Protecting Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities   Locating Veterans & Service Members   Military Discharge, Upgrade Application   Military Records & Discharges, Correction Application   National Gravesite Locator   Replacement Military Records   Replacement Medical Records   Replacement Military Awards & Decorations (National Archives)   Social Security Credit for Military Service (1957 - 2001)   VA Center for Women Veterans